Ignas Brazdeikis is in the final stages of completing a move to Olympiacos Piraeus.
Although Brazdeikis originally had a one-year contract with Zalgiris, the Lithuanian club has agreed to release him from the contract in exchange for a buyout payment.
Making his debut in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, the Kaunas-born player averaged 11.6 points, 2.9 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 0.4 steals, and 0.1 blocks per game in the 2022-23 season. He appeared in 35 games, starting in 28 of them.
Prior to this EuroLeague stint, Brazdeikis had played a total of 64 games in the NBA for teams such as the Orlando Magic, Philadelphia 76ers, and New York Knicks during the earlier phase of his career.
Ignas Brazdeikis is finalizing a transfer to Olympiacos Piraeus, per sources.— Donatas Urbonas (@Urbodo) September 23, 2023
Brazdeikis had a one-year contract with Zalgiris, but the Lithuanian club has agreed to let him go and will be compensated with a buyout.