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State of playing opportunities abroad

Hello, Iran? There's a bounty of playing opportunities for locked-out NBA players

Originally Published: July 20, 2011
By Alvaro Martin | ESPNDeportes.com

NEW YORK -- Those 285 NBA players who earned less than $4 million last season and may be motivated to look for work overseas by the prospect of a long lockout that may cancel the 2011-12 season need to do their homework to land a job overseas, and need to move quickly.

They will be following Sonny Weems, who would have been a restricted free agent of the Toronto Raptors if NBA owners had not imposed the lockout. He will now play for Zalgiris Kaunas in the Lithuanian league, getting ...

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