Panathinaikos have bid farewell to guard Mike James as he becomes the latest EuroLeague star to leave for the NBA.

James joined the Phoenix Suns where he is currently playing in the NBA Summer League. He also played for the Suns in the 2015 Summer League, as well.

James averaged 13.1 points, 3.0 assists and 0.9 steals in 25 Euroleague games with Panathinaikos in 2016-17, helping the team to the EuroLeague Playoffs where they lost to eventual winners Fenerbahce.

He also posted 12.0 points, 2.8 assists and 0.9 steals in 24 Greek A1 League games as the team won both the Greek Basketball League and the Greek Cup.