Mike James CSKA Moscow
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EuroLeague star Mike James is very close to making a return to the NBA. CSKA Moscow, now his former team, announced that an agreement was reached with the 30-year-old point guard which will make him a free agent.

It has been reported that James is likely to join the Brooklyn Nets until the end of this season. The New York Knicks were also interested in his services.

This season, James averaged 19.3 points, 3.1 rebounds and 5.7 assists in 31 minutes per game in EuroLeague. He was the second top scorer in the league behind Alexey Shved.