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Offline rondofan1255

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EuroCup winning PF JaJuan Johnson secured a $2M+ deal through 2020 with Lokomotiv Kuban, making him the highest paid import outside the Euroleague, according to source.

https://twitter.com/iamdpick/status/1012685428443504640?s=21


Re: Former Celtic JaJuan Johnson signs for $2M+ with Lokomotiv Kuban
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I don't know why any marginal player in the NBA doesn't go to Europe.

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Get paid Trey-J!

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I don't know why any marginal player in the NBA doesn't go to Europe.

Itís good money. And depending on the city you can live a really nice lifestyle.
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I had to look up Krasnodar.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krasnodar

Seems like a decent enough place.
750K population.
Close to Black Sea
One of the highest average incomes in Russia
Known as being business friendly.
Celtics fan for life.

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I don't know why any marginal player in the NBA doesn't go to Europe.
because you can still make more money as a marginal NBA player, especially as you tack on years of experience (both in salary and union benefits after you retire).  Now if you are GLeague level player, then it absolutely makes sense to go to Europe from a financial situation.