Credit: AP-Scanpix
Credit AP-Scanpix

UNICS Kazan announced another addition to their roster. Earlier today, they signed O. J. Mayo, now Jarrell Brantley agrees to a one-year deal with the 7DAYS EuroCup runner-ups.

Last week American forward Jarrell Brantley was waived by the Utah Jazz after spending two seasons with the team under a two-way contract. UNICS had recently parted ways with veteran forward Will Thomas, who then joined French club AS Monaco.

Brantley (25, 2.01), a College of Charleston alumn, was drafted with the 50th pick overall in the 2019 NBA Draft. He didn't find a lot of space with the Jazz but he had a really great season in the G League in 2019-2020, averaging 18.8 points, 7.6 rebounds, and 3.6 assists per game.

In Europe Brantley is expected to have a much more central role and will also have certain financial security, considering the fact that the deal is expected to be in a seven-figure territory. 

UNICS already made important transfer moves over the summer, including the acquisition of former Panathinaikos wing Mario Hezonja, point guard Lorenzo Brown, and center Tonye Jekiri.

Current roster

UNICS Kazan

Position Player Status
PG Isaiah Canaan (story) Signed until 2022
PG Marco Spissu (story) Signed until 2022 + 1
PG Georgy Zhbanov Contract option + 1
SG O.J. Mayo (story) Signed until 2022
SG Lorenzo Brown (story) Signed until 2022
SG Vyacheslav Zaytsev (story) Signed until 2023
SG Artem Komolov (story) Signed until 2022 + 1
SG/SF Dmitrii Uzinskii (story) Signed until 2022
SF Mario Hezonja (story) Signed until 2022 + 1
SF/PF Jarrell Brantley (story) Signed until 2022
PF John Brown Signed until 2023
PF Andrey Vorontsevich (story) Signed until 2022 + 1
PF Evgeny Valiev (story) Signed until 2022
C Tonye Jekiri (story) Signed until 2022
C Artem Klimenko (story) Signed until 2022 + 1
Coach Velimir Perasovic (story)
Expired contract Dimitris Priftis (not coming back), Jordan Morgan (not coming back), Jordan Theodore (not coming back), Jamar Smith, Nate Wolters (not coming back), John Holland (not coming back), Okaro White (not coming back), Kostas Kaimakoglou, Evgeny Kolesnikov (not coming back), Pavel Antipov, Pavel Sergeev (not coming back), Will Thomas (not coming back)
Rumored to leave  
Interested Jamaal Franklin (story)

See all the EuroLeague transfer market news here.

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