Jonny Flynn heads to China

Jonny FlynnJonny Flynn (183 cm, Syracuse┬┤09) has joined Chinese NBL franchise Sichuan Blue Whales for the 2013/2014 season. The point guard was playing in his native Australia at the end of last season while representing the Melbourne Tigers in the NBL. Over eighteen games he averaged impressively with 17.4 points, 3.9 rebounds, and 5.9 assists per game.

The 24-year old has spent most of his professional career in the NBA and last season started the campaign with the Portland Trailblazers, but only pre-seasoned with the franchise before departing.

Jonny Flynn does have plenty of experience in the NBA though, and during the 2011/2012 season he played for the Houston Rockets (10 games) and the Trailblazers (18 games). During the previous season he was on the roster at the Minnesota Timberwolves in the NBA and from 53 appearances Flynn averaged 5.3 points and 1.5 rebounds per game.

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