Following three collegiate seasons at Gonzaga, Hachimura was selected by the Wizards with the ninth overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft. He made his NBA during the first game of the season, Oct. 23 against the Mavericks. In 25 minutes, Hachimura posted 14 points (7-15 FG, 0-3 3Pt) and 10 rebounds. It was one of his three double-doubles on the season. Overall, he averaged 13.4 points, 6.0 rebounds, 1.7 assists, 0.8 steals and 0.2 blocks in 29.7 minutes. He shot 47.8 percent from the field, 82.9 percent from the free-throw line and made 0.5 threes per game at 27.4 percent. Hachimura set single-game career highs of 30 points, 12 rebounds, four assists, three three-pointers, three steals and two blocks. He was 11th in the NBA in lowest turnover percentage (7.5). Hachimura had seven games with at least 20 points, 27 games with at least five rebounds and 13 games with at least three assists. He also had multiple steals in nine games and at least one block in four games. In the 11 contests that Hachimura saw 35-plus minutes, he averaged 17.6 points on 14.9 shots, 6.4 rebounds and 2.4 assists.
June 20, 2019Drafted by the Washington Wizards in the 1st round (9th pick) of the 2019 NBA Draft.
July 1, 2019Signed a multi-year, rookie contract with the Washington Wizards