The passage of Gabriel Deck by NBA it was not expected. On Tuesday, January 4, the news was known that the Argentine forward was cut by Oklahoma City Thunder, ending your stay in the United States. The reason for his departure has to do with the fact that the franchise wanted to free up space on the roster, since it prioritizes the picks for future drafts (the team is in a rebuilding process).
With the Oklahoma City Thunder jersey could only see action in 17 game (10 in the last season and 7 in the current one). Throughout these encounters he averaged 6 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 15.8 minutes on the court. Although his best numbers were in the first campaign, because in the last time the coach Mark Daigneault hardly used the Tortu.
The one born in Colonia Dora He had the option to continue playing in the NBA if, within the first 48 hours, a franchise claimed his contract, but this did not happen. That is why the Argentine National Team player was open to proposals from Europe.
As reported by the Spanish media, the santiagueño will once again wear the Real Madrid shirt, a club in which he stood out before going to the United States. The contract would be for the remainder of the current season and two more years. The medical check-up would take place next week.
In the time he was in the NBA he accumulated a figure of $ 5,560,877 dollars, he mounted that he had to pay at the time to pay his termination clause for the Merengue team.
In his first time at Real Madrid, he won three Spanish Super Cups, one ACB League and one King’s Cup.. Now he will have a new challenge and without his compatriots, since both Facundo Campazzo (Denver Nuggets) as Nicolas Laprovittola (FC Barcelona) left the institution.
Laprovittola, Deck and Campazzo, champions of the Spanish Super Cup.
Gabriel Deck facing Valencia Basket for the semifinals of the Copa del Rey (Photo: EFE).
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