Former Miami basketball guard Shane Larkin is back chasing the NBA after a year overseas and has reportedly landed a deal in Boston.
Source: Boston Celtics, Shane Larkin agree on NBA comeback deal. Widely considered best Euroleague free-agent PG with Milos Teodosic gone.
— David Pick (@IAmDPick) July 20, 2017
Larkin was drafted NO. 18 overall in the 2013 Draft by the Atlanta Hawks, playing three seasons in the NBA with three teams. The 5-foot-11 point guard averaged 5.8 points and 3.2 assists in 20.3 minutes per game in three years playing for the Dallas Mavericks, New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets.
Larkin played last season for Baskonia in Spain, playing in 33 games and averaging 13.1 points. According to Pick, Larkin is leaving $6.3 million on the table overseas in order to pursue an opportunity with the Celtics.