Draelon Burns (194 cm, De Paul’08) has found a team in Japan’s BJ League for the 2013-14 season, the Ryukyu Golden Kings Okinawa. Burns has already played his first game for his new team and has tallied 17 points and four assists in the win.
In 2012-13 Burns averaged 21.8 ppg, 6.6 rpg, and 4.6 apg 51 games for Yokohama BC. He was also instrumental in their regular season success, helping them win the Japanese BJ League Eastern Division title. He helped them win the BJ League Championship this 2013. Before he joined Yokohama BC in the 2011-12 season he played three games for Elitzur Yavne from Israel and averaged 11.3 ppg and 4.7 rpg.