Russ Smith signed with Galatasaray

2016-07-27T00:01:45+00:00 2016-07-27T14:25:24+00:00.

Aris Barkas

27/Jul/16 00:01

Eurohoops.net

Russ Smith is expected to be announced today as the new addition of Galatasaray. The 47th pick of the 2014 NBA draft will play in Europe for the first time, as he has already signed his contract with the Turkish club

By Mete Budak/ info@eurohoops.net

Russ Smith is expected to be announced today as the new addition of Galatasaray. The 47th pick of the 2014 NBA draft will play in Europe for the first time, as he has already signed his contract with the Turkish club.

The 25 years old guard played for the New Orleans Pelicans and the Memphis Grizzlies, however his moment of glory come in 2013 when he won the NCAA championship title with Louisville.

Russ who spend most of his professional career so far in the NBADL is expected to be the starting point guard of Galatasaray and he will make his Euroleague debut. His salary for next season according to Eurohoops sources is going to be $850.000.