Found November 30, 2011 on
Kyle Singler was the No. 33 pick this year by the Detroit Pistons in the NBA draft. While the NBA was in a lockout Singler decided that he wanted to play basketball overseas. He signed with Lucentum Alicante a Spanish team.
Since August Singler has been the league’s top rookie averaging 15 points per game. Now Allicante has decided to sell Singler’s rights to Real Madrid. Singler will start playing for his new club in Spain wants the NBA lockout is officially over.
So with Singler playing with Real Madrid for the rest of the season; he will not be playing in the NBA this current season.
Since Singler was a second round pick he will make more money playing overseas than in the NBA’s rookie wage scale.
Singler would probably have earned some playing time this season with the Pistions at the small forward position. Espically with Tayshaun Price likely gone to free agency. He still however would get a lot more playing time in Spain.
This is likely a one year deal for Single...
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Kyle Singler, the No. 33 overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, has opted to stay in Spain and sign with Real Madrid rather than return to the United States to play for the Detroit Pistons.
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The NBA is back in business. But that doesn’t mean all players overseas will come running back to the United States. Kyle Singler, for example, has decided to stay in Europe.
The Detroit Pistons made Kyle Singler the 33rd overall pick of the 2011 NBA Draft. However, the Pistons will have to wait at least one season before seeing Singler in uniform.
Singler currently plays for Lucentum...
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