Laboral Kutxa Vitoria Gasteiz improved its backcourt by signing combo guard Rodrigue Beaubois to a two-year contract, the club announced Friday.
Beaubois (1.85 meters, 28 years old) arrives from Strasbourg, where he averaged 11.6 points in 10 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague games last season. He went on to average 12.1 points in 14 EuroCup games, helping Strasbourg reach the finals.
Beaubois started his career with Cholet Basket, before leaving for the NBA where he spent four seasons from 2009 until 2013 with the Dallas Mavericks. He played a total of 182 games averaging 7.1 points and 2.1 assists, and lifted the NBA trophy in 2011. Beaubois spent the end of 2013-14 season with Belgacom Spirou Charleroi of Belgium, and also played for French powerhouse Le Mans Sarthe Basket before joining Strasbourg. He has also been a member of the French national team. Beaubois also helped Cholet win the Semaine des As title in 2008.