From NFL to NBA Journey 

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 Ish Wainright, a forward for the Phoenix Suns, made a rare transition from the NFL to the NBA.

 Wainright's Transition

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 Wainright played college basketball at Baylor before briefly trying his hand at football as a tight end.

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 College Background

After a stint with the Buffalo Bills' rookie minicamp, he pursued a professional basketball career in Germany.

 NFL Attempt

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Despite not making the cut for the Toronto Raptors, Wainright landed a two-way deal with the Suns in 2021.

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 Professional Basketball

 Austin Rivers recently sparked debate by suggesting NFL players could succeed in the NBA with proper training.

Rivers' Comment

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Follow Ish Wainright's journey from college basketball to a brief NFL stint, then professional basketball in Germany, and finally to the NBA, with comments from Austin Rivers sparking debate.

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 Wainright's Response