Moritz Wagner Celebrity Life
Wagner Moritz, born on 26th April 1997 in Berlin, Germany is a German professional basketball player playing as a heavy forward and center player. At the college level in 2015-2017, he played for the Michigan Wolverines.
He put forward his candidacy for the 2017 NBA draft but did not hire an agent and was subsequently starred. He was selected in the draft of 2018 under the general 25th number by the Washingt on Wizards club.
In the 2011–12 season, Wagner began playing for the Alba youth team and became one of the main players. In the 2013–14 season, Wagner got the opportunity to try his hand at the regional league and also played for the youth team “Alba”, with whom he became a champion.
In the 2014–15 season, he got the opportunity to make his debut in the Bundesliga main draw. The debut took place on October 2, 2014, in a match against Göttingen. He scored six points for 06:15 on the floor. He also received some playing time in the 2014-15 Euroleague.
The first college-level match Wagner participated in was the 2013 NCAA Final, in which Louisville defeated Michigan. He uploaded it to himself on the iPad. Then Wagner and his father Axel watched a match in which Michigan lost in the 2014 Kentucky final round. He was particularly impressed by the performance of college-level clubs at the March Madness tournament.
Wagner first got the attention of Michigan scouts in 2014 when trainer John Beilein contacted him by email. After watching Wagner's games, Beilein consulted with former Alba player Johannes Gerber, who he knew from playing for West Virginia College.
In 2015 he moved to the United States, where he played three seasons with the Wolverines of the University of Michigan, in which he averaged 10.4 points and 4.5 rebounds per game. In his last season, he was included in the second-best quintet of the Big Ten Conference by both the coaches and the specialized press.
Wagner announced that he will play for Michigan in the 2015–16 season in April 2015. According to college requirements, the player abandoned his professional career. On March 16, Michigan defeated Tulsa with a score of 67–62 in the first round of the NCAA Big Four.
After two block shots of the season, Wagner scored four more in a game against Tulsa, thus scoring eight. According to the results of the first year in college, Wagner spent on average 8.6 minutes on the site, scored 2.9 points and made 1.6 rebounds.
Los Angeles Lakers
On April 14, 2018, he announced that he was renouncing the year he had left as a university student to appear at the NBA Draft, hiring an agent.
On June 21, 2018, Wagner was selected in the 2018 draft under the general 25th number by the Los Angeles Lakers team. On July 1, he signed a rookie contract with the Lakers. On July 10, as part of the NBA Summer League, the player injured his left knee and left ankle. In the end, Wagner missed the entire training period due to injury.
The first points that Wagner scored in the NBA were on December 2, 2018, in a match against the Phoenix Suns. The Lakers won with a score of 120-96, and the player scored 10 points.
Wagner stands for the youth national teams of Germany. At the 2014 European Championships for youth under 18 years old (Division B), he won a gold medal in the national team. At the European Championship for youths not older than 20 years of 2017, he was the leader of the team, gaining 16.1 points on average for the match.
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