Watch out! Kaiju coming through

Published January 11, 2021, 6:44 PM

by Carlo Anolin

Screenshots from Kai Sotto’s Instagram account

Kai Sotto is working hard to upgrade his basketball skill set while training in the NBA G League.

In an Instagram Story Monday, Sotto attempted to execute a one-handed windmill dunk, which seemed easy with his 7-foot-2 stature.

But the towering Filipino center failed on his first attempt, adding facepalm and laughing emojis on the clip.

For the second time though, the 18-year-old Sotto swiftly jammed the ball into the hoop.

Looks like those glimpse of dunking skills is one of the hidden tricks under Sotto’s sleeves when the NBA G League kicks off next month.

In their recent scrimmages, Sotto has been efficient on the defensive while displaying his passing and dribbling skills despite playing the center position.

Read: Kai Sotto talks about role, adjustments in Team Ignite

Joining Sotto in elite prospect team Ignite are Filipino-American Jalen Green, Americans Daishen Nix and Isaiah Todd, Congolese Jonathan Kuminga, and Indian wunderkind Princepal Singh.

Team Ignite is among the 18 teams set to join in the NBA G League bubble at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida.

 
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