Free Agency Diary 2017

Olympiacos and Brian Roberts Agree to Deal


Olympiacos and NBA free agent point guard Brian Roberts have agreed to a two-year, $4 million deal, league sources told Basketball Insiders.

The deal also contains an NBA opt-out clause.

The 31-year-old point guard has spent the past five seasons in the NBA with New Orleans, Charlotte, and Portland. During his five-year career, Roberts has averaged 6.6 points and 2.3 assists in 16.6 minutes per game. Roberts is also a 36 percent career shooter from beyond the arc.

For Roberts, heading overseas and signing with Olympiacos presented an opportunity to play at a competitive level and run a team.

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About Michael Scotto

Michael Scotto

Michael Scotto is a Senior NBA Writer for Basketball Insiders in his sixth season covering the league. He also works for The Associated Press focusing on Brooklyn Nets and New York Knicks game coverage.