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Partizan NIS Belgrade are parting ways with Rodions Kurucs, the agent Arturs Kalnitis announced.

Rodions Kurucs

Rodions  Kurucs
Team: Partizan Belgrade
Position: SF, PF
Age: 24
Height: 206 cm
Weight: 93 kg
Birth place: Latvia

Kurucs will be heading out to the USA to participate in the 2022 NBA summer league in Las Vegas, via the report.

The 24-year-old Latvian averaged 3.1 points, 2.1 rebounds, 0.9 assists, and 3.3 PIR over 9 EuroCup games this past season.

His Adriatic League averages marked 5.0 points, 2.1 rebounds, 2.0 assists, and 6.6 PIR in 14 duels.

Kurucs returned to Europe last July, signing a two-year deal with the Serbian powerhouse, which included an NBA out.

The 2.06-meter forward had played across the Atlantic since 2017. He split time between the Brooklyn Nets, Houston Rockets, and Milwaukee Bucks.

Kurucs appeared in 131 NBA games, averaging 6 points and 3.1 rebounds in 16 minutes of play.

He was the No. 40 pick in the 2018 NBA Draft and has also played for VEF Riga (2012-15) and FC Barcelona (2015-18).

Current roster

Partizan Belgrade

Position Player Status
PG Aleksa Avramovic Signed until 2023
PG Yam Madar Signed until 2024
SG Kevin Punter Signed until 2023
SG Gregor Glas Signed until 2024
SF Nemanja Dangubic Signed until 2023
SF Uros Trifunovic Signed until 2024
PF Zach LeDay Signed until 2023
C Balsa Koprivica Signed until 2024
C Alen Smailagic Signed until 2024
C Tristan Vukcevic Signed until 2024
Coach Zeljko Obradovic
Expired contract Mathias Lessort, Dallas Moore, Rade Zagorac
Rumored to leave Rodions Kurucs (will not return)
Interested

See all the EuroLeague transfer market news here.

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