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Thirty-six year old Knicks point guard, Pablo Prigioni, who averaged 3.5 points and 3.0 assists as a rookie this year, said he’d like to play in the league again next season on Argentine radio Wednesday.
According to Marc Berman, New York Post:
Knicks rookie point guard Pablo Prigioni said on Argentine radio today his preference is to remain in the NBA next season and no longer harbors a desire to return to the Spanish League.
“If I can choose, I prefer to play in the United States and stay in the NBA,’’ Prigioni said on Argentine radio.
Prigioni, 35, denied on radio his wife wants him to return to the Spanish League next season and claims she likes New York, according to the Argentine newspaper, Ole.
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Pablo Prigioni could return to Spain.
Prigioni, who played a huge role in the 2012-13 season with the New York Knicks averaging 4.5 points, 3.2 assists while shooting over 43 percent from beyond the arc, could face a tough decision due to wife’s wishes to move back to Spain, according to Marc Berman of the New York Post.
Pablo Prigioni has no plans to return to the Spanish League.
“If I can choose, I prefer to play in the United States and stay in the NBA,’’ Prigioni said.
Prigioni will hit restricted free agency on July 1.
Prigioni is expected to seek a one-year deal worth about $2 million.
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