“There are teams in the NBA and in Turkey that are interested in my services, so I have to make a decision in the next 15 days.” - Carlos Arroyo
Carlos Arroyo suffered an injury while playing for Turkish team Besiktas.
Carlos Arroyo, who played for the Miami Heat and Boston Celtics last season, has signed with Turkish club Besiktas Milangaz. Via Sportando: “Besiktas agreed to terms with Carlos Arroyo. The Puerto Rican PG was free agent and is expected to join his new team from December 27th. Milangaz, the sponsor of Besiktas, approved his contract and gave the OK to finalize the deal.”
Carlos Arroyo averaged 4.8 points and 1.9 assists last season with the Celtics.
December 22, 2011
Q: With all this concern at point guard, do you think we will have a Carlos Arroyo comeback to the Heat? — Miguel.
A: I have to admit, I found the Heat’s treatment of Carlos somewhat confounding over the years. Yes, he does not have the 3-point range of Chalmers, but he hit just about every shot he needed to hit when he was here. And while he’s certainly not a defensive stopper...
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Carlos Arroyo, BOS, UFA: If the Knicks are unable to sign Jose Juan Barea or another solid backup PG, they might be stuck with Carlos Arroyo. He’s interested in them, but I doubt they’re interested in him just yet.
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From Jared Zwerling, ESPNNewYork.com:
In addition to a starting center, the Knicks have been on the hunt for a solid backup point guard for Chauncey Billups, and they've reportedly contacted unrestricted free agent J.J. Barea.
But there's another Puerto Rican who would fit well in New York: Carlos Arroyo, who played for the Heat and Celtics last season.