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Sunday, November 28, 2010

Partizan to announce Jerrells and waive Lafayette

He decided to play in Europe for the first time.


According to sportal.rs, Partizan Belgrade will be replacing Oliver Lafayette(1.88-PG) with promising combo-guard Curtis Jerrells(1.85-PG) that was waived from New Orleans after being traded by San Antonio. Jerrells decided to make his first step into Europe after a season at the NBDL playing for the Austin Toros and averaging the impressive numbers of 21.4 points 4.5 rebounds and 5.8 assists in 56 games.

The Baylor graduate went undrafted in 2009 but he tried to make it into the NBA regardless. Jerrells tried to make it again to the NBA this summer where he played in the Las Vegas Summer League for the San Antonio Spurs and he also played 5 games averaging 6.4 points 1.4 rebounds and 2.2 assists. He also played 3 games for New Orleans averaging 2 points and 1.7 assists. He is expected to play this Wednesday against Khimki. In Partizan he will find former teammate in pre-season James Gist(2.06-PF/C) who was signed a few weeks earlier.

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