By Stavros Barbarousis/ [email protected]
Former NBA point guard Toney Douglas is set to extend his European career to Greece. He has agreed to a deal with Iraklis, per Eurohoops sources.
Douglas, 35, made his move to Europe in 2017. His first stop was Anadolu Efes. He logged 7.9 points, 2.1 rebounds, and 2.0 assists per match in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague.
From there, the experienced point guard stayed in Turkey splitting the 2018-19 season between Sakarya and Darussafaka. He moved to Spain for Estudiantes in 2019-20 and joined Varese last season producing 14.9 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 4.0 assists per appearance in Italy’s LBA.
The Greek side will mark his return to European club competitions. Iraklis will compete in the FIBA Europe Cup qualifiers aiming for a spot among the 32 teams of the Regular Season. Douglas is projected to become the leader of the team.
His NBA career stretching from 2009 to 2017 saw the former Florida State and Auburn standout logging 409 games played. He was selected 29th overall in the 2009 draft and went on as a member of the New York Knicks, Houston Rockets, Sacramento Kings, Golden State Warriors, Miami Heat, New Orleans Pelicans, and Memphis Grizzlies.
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