Adios, America: NBA players who have agreed to contracts overseas this summer

Published: August 11, 2008
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Player Country Contract
Carlos Arroyo Israel Three-year, $7.5 million
Played for five teams in seven seasons. Best year came

with Utah in 2003-04.

Earl Boykins Italy One-year, $3.5 million
5-foot-5 point guard has career averages of 9.4 points

and 3.4 assists.

Primoz Brezec Italy Two-year deal
Injury-plagued center's last good season came in

2004-05 with Charlotte.

Josh Childress Greece Three-year, $20 million
First prominent American-born player who decided to

leave this summer. Averaged 11.1 points and 5.6 rebounds

in four seasons with Atlanta.

Carlos Delfino Russia Three-year, $30 million
Known as a sharp-shooter. Averaged career highs of 9.0

points and 4.4 rebounds for Toronto last season.

Jorge Garbajosa Russia Two-year, $18 million
Native Spaniard played just 74 NBA games in two

seasons, averaging 8.0 points and 4.7 rebounds.

Nenad Krstic Russia Two-year, $18 million
Injuries midway through the 2006-07 season derailed a

promising NBA career.

Bostjan Nachbar Russia Three-year, $14.3 million
Former Hornets guard became expendable in New Jersey

with the arrival of Eduardo Narjea, Bobby Simmons, Chris

Douglas-Roberts and Jarvis Hayes.

Juan Carlos Navarro Spain Five-year deal
Played only one season before returning to his native

country.



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