Easy Come Easy Go. Last April, Mike James came to the Brooklyn Nets in a bizarre way after the friction between the point guard and CSKA Moscow. James was having severe problems in his relationship with Dimitrios Itoudis, his coach at the time, becoming called off for a couple of stretches into the season that ended in his abrupt departure. One time the option to continue in the NBA ruled out, the base To return to to the Euroleague to don the AS Monaco shirt afterwards. He signs for a year, although his salary is unknown.
Until recently, Mike James had a binding contract with CSKA in case he decided to return, but the Itoudis renewal caused him to close the doors to the Russian team and terminate your contract. Compared to the hierarchy of his previous team, this will be the first year of the Principality as a whole in the highest category of European basketball. The Monegasque team is immersed in a project that has a great investment behind it and that comes from winning the Eurocup, the second most important competition at European level.
During his time in Brooklyn, James has played 13 regular league games averaging 7.7 points and 9 in the playoffs scoring 3.7 per night. At CSKA last season he registered 19.3 points in the 27 games he played before heading out the back door.
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