By Antonis Stroggylakis/ firstname.lastname@example.org
Barcelona officially announced that Alex Abrines is no longer part of the team and that he will continue his career to the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Spanish swingman will sign a three-year $18 million contract with the team, as Eurohoops reported yesterday.
“Alex Abrines , until now a player FC Barcelona Lassa basketball, has informed the club of his decision to use the termination clause of the contract that was binding both parties, in order to join the Oklahoma City Thunder of the NBA. FC Barcelona appreciates the effort and professionalism of the player during the seasons he has worn the Barca jersey and wishes him well for the future , both professionally and personally.”
Meanwhile, the Spanish federation confirmed that Abrines is leaving the camp of the national team and will be ready to “return after a few days”, since the player is expected to travel to Oklahoma and complete the formalities of his deal with the Thunder. Hence, the reason he was not used yesterday in the preparation game of Spain against Lithuanian, was to be protected from a possible injury.