Real Madrid reportedly parting ways with Amar Sylla

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According to Jonathan Givony, Real Madrid parting ways with Senegalese big man Amar Sylla. The 17-year-old will sign a three-year deal with NBA out clauses with Belgian league champions BC Oostende.

“I think this is the best step for me at this stage of my career. I’ve been told that Oostende’s coach, Dario Gjergja, is very highly regarded, and that this club has a strong reputation in Europe. This is an opportunity to get playing time in a good first division league in Europe, as well as the FIBA Champions league, something that is not possible in Spain,” Sylla said, per ESPN.

Projected 1st-rounder averaged 12.4 points, 8.1 rebounds, 3.1 blocks and 1.5 assists per game in the Euroleague’s Adidas Next Generation Tournament.