Another former Maryland basketball player has found a new home for the upcoming season.
After playing summer league with the Denver Nuggets, Robert Carter Jr. will spend another season overseas, this time in Lithuania. He’ll play under a one-year deal for Lietuvas Rytas, the team announced on Saturday.
The deal was first reported by writer David Pick on Twitter at the beginning of the month, and after a good summer league run, Carter will get another chance to sharpen his skills overseas.
BC "Lietuvos rytas" signed a one year deal with @RCJ_4. Last season he played in Italy and averaged 13 points and 6,6 rebounds per game. pic.twitter.com/6oAONlmdhQ— BC Lietuvos Rytas (@BC_LRytas) August 12, 2017
Carter averaged 13 points and 6.6 rebounds in 25.5 minutes a night for Enel Basket Brindisi of the Serie A Italian League last season. Now, he’ll join a Rytas team that placed second in the Lithuanian Basketball League last season and also compete in the Eurocup.
In heading overseas, Carter joins Rasheed Sulaimon, who will play for JDA Dijon in France this year.
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