Sergio Rodriguez is mulling a return to the NBA


Sergio Rodriguez played four seasons in the NBA, but has been out of the league since the end of the 2010 season.

He was at times a capable reserve here in the states, but has emerged into much more than that while playing overseas.

The recent success Rodriguez has experienced has him considering a return to NBA action.

From Jason Quick of the Oregonian:

Former Trail Blazers point guard Sergio Rodriguez on Saturday said he is mulling a return to the NBA this summer and will wait “to see how the market is” after the free agent period opens July 1.

Since leaving the NBA in 2010, Rodriguez has become one of the best players in Europe. Rodriguez led Real Madrid to the 2015 Euroleague championship and was the 2014 Euroleague MVP. He says he has three years left on his contract, but said his contract has a reasonable buyout.

The Blazers, who traded backup point guard Steve Blake on Thursday, will be in the market for a backup point guard before next season. Rodriguez is a pick-and-roll specialist with a flair for passing.

Rodriguez played his first three NBA seasons in Portland, so a reunion with the Blazers may make sense for both sides.

He holds career NBA averages of 4.3 points and 2.9 assists in 13.2 minutes per contest.