Chris Hayes (206 cm, Detroit Mercy´09) has been released by Vivo/Franca Basquete Sao Paulo (Brazil, NBB) after the coaching staff decided to cut him. The American joined the team in the summer and over three games he collected averages of 10.0 points and 4.3 rebounds per game. Last season the forward played in Uruguay for Atletico Aguada (LUB) where he played 26 games and performed well with averages of 16.3 points and 9.0 rebounds per game.
Chris Hayes is now completing his second stint in the Brazilian NBB, while he has also played in Argentina and Turkey. The 26-year old graduated from Detroit Mercy in 2009 and is in his fourth season a pro.