Luke Babbitt moves to Novgorod

Luke BabbittLuke Babbitt (206 cm, Nevada’10) will play for a team outside of the USA for the first time this season after agreeing terms with BC Nizhny Novgorod (Russia, PBL). Last season the forward played in the NBA for the Portland Trailblazers where he featured in 62 games from the bench with averages of 3.9 points and 2.2 rebounds per game. The American was set to sign a renewed deal with the franchise but it seems he has instead opted to move abroad to play for Novgorod.

Luke Babbitt had been at the Portland Trailblazers since 2010 and has played 122 times for the franchise over the years.

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