Derrick Nix departs VEF Riga

Derrick Nix

American big man Derrick Nix (208 cm, Michigan State’13) has left Latvian team VEF Riga to return home and take care of his mother and household. In his rookie season, Derrick started with Krka Novo Mesto (Slovenia-Telemach League), but moved on to join VEF Riga in October 2013. During his run with Latvian club, Nix played 10 games for them in the Eurocup and averaged 7.4 ppg and 4.8 rpg. In 16 games in the VTB United League Derrick posted averages of 12.5 ppg and 6.1 rpg. Meanwhile, in the domestic Latvian league he averaged 14.3 ppg and 5.5 rpg in 10 games.


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