Tarik Black signs with Nuggets, agency says

2021-09-23T23:50:21+00:00 2021-09-24T00:07:42+00:00.

Antonis Stroggylakis

23/Sep/21 23:50


The Denver Nuggets are bringing Tarik Black back in the NBA.

By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net

Former EuroLeague center Tarik Black is back in the NBA. According to a tweet from the player’s agency Priority Sports, Black signed a contract with the Denver Nuggets to return to the league after spending the last three seasons in Europe.

Black last played with Zenit St. Petersburg in Russia. The American big man joined them in January and averaged 5.2 points and 3.5 rebounds in EuroLeague as the team made the playoffs for the first time in the history of the club.

In 2018, Black signed with Maccabi Tel Aviv and had a standout season in EuroLeague and Israeli League, helping the team win the domestic championship. He then signed signed a new two-year contract with the Yellows but parted ways with the club in May 2020 after an injury problem caused him to miss most of the season.

Before he moved to Europe, Black played 228 NBA games with the Houston Rockets and the Los Angeles Lakers.