If Eddy Curry is going to be back in the NBA, he’ll have to navigate a season in China first.
In a move that was officially announced yesterday, Curry has signed on with the Zhejiang Chouzhou Golden Bulls. Curry has already landed in Yiwu, Zhejiang province and met up with his new team today. Though Chinese media have reported that there is a possibility, It is unclear whether he will suit up for tomorrow night’s home game against Fujian SBS.
Curry will replace Josh Boone, who spent the last two seasons with the team. In four games, Boone averaged 14.8 points and 13.5 rebounds.
Curry, a former fourth overall pick in the 2001 NBA Draft. last played this season for the Dallas Mavericks, appearing in two games before being waived in early November. He spent last season with the Miami Heat after battles with weight problems kept him out of the NBA in 2010-11. According to HoopsWorld, Curry will attempt to sign on with a playoff team once the season in China ends in March.