The San Antonio Spurs have agreed to a two-year deal with Australian big man Jock Landale, one of the top EuroLeague market players to hit the NBA free agency, reports Shams Charania of The Athletic.

Jock Landale

Jock  Landale
Position: C, PF
Age: 25
Height: 211 cm
Weight: 116 kg
Birth place: Melbourne, Australia

Landale, a 25-year-old center, is fresh off winning the 2021 NBL Grand Final MVP for Melbourne United. He averaged 16.4 points, 7.8 rebounds, 2.2 assists, and 1.5 blocks per game while shooting 38.9% from three during the 2020-21 season. He led his team to the NBL championship.

Currently, the Australian big is in Tokyo playing for the Boomers, preparing for a semi-finals match-up against his future coach Gregg Popovich and Team USA.

He went undrafted in the 2018 NBA Draft and played for the Atlanta Hawks Summer League team before heading overseas. He played for Partizan of the Adriatic League in 2018-19, where he averaged 12 points and 5.6 rebounds on 56.6% shooting and was named to the ABA League Ideal Starting Five. He again returned to the States to play for the Bucks in the 2019 Summer League before spending a season in Lithuania with Zalgiris Kaunas.

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