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Even though there is no league to go too it appears one NBA player is heading back to the states, not by choice though. Russian club BC Khimki has decided they won’t be renewing the contract of Detroit Pistons forward Austin Daye.
“Viktor Bychkov, general director of BC Khimki, said the club will not renew the agreement with their American small forward Austin Daye. The 23-year-old player of the NBA’s Detroit Pistons had signed a two-month contract, which now expired. ‘The club will not renew the agreement with Austin Daye. The position of our club is to consider seriously players from the NBA, if we are sure the player can sign a contract until the end of the season, not until the end of the lockout,’ Bychkov said as quoted by RIA Novosti.” (via Slam)
The club made the decision for a pretty good reason. Much like the teams in China they want players who are going to stick around for the entire season, not leave as soon as the NBA lockout ends. It’s a novel idea since BC Kh...
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The Detroit Pistons might finally give 23-year old small forward Austin Daye a chance to start in 2011-12. Daye played in 72 games (16 starts) for the Pistons last year and he averaged 20.1 minutes, 7.5 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game. He has now played in 141 games (20 starts) in his first two years with the Pistons and he is averaging 16.7 minutes, 6.3 points, 3...
The Pistons’ Austin Daye packed up in September and was off to Moscow, signing a two-month deal to play with BC Khimki. He learned that life in Moscow is different than where he grew up in Los Angeles The staff at BC Khimki learned they don’t really want to keep Daye around. With his contract…
BC Khimki, the Russian club that Pistons forward Austin Daye had been playing for, has elected not to re-new his deal. Per Sports.Ru: “Viktor Bychkov, general director of BC Khimki, said the club will not renew the agreement with their American small forward Austin Daye. The 23-year-old player of the NBA’s Detroit Pistons had signed a two-month contract, which now expired. ‘The...
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