After opting out of Nets contract, Shane Larkin signs in Spain

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Shane Larkin opted out of a contract that would’ve paid him $1.5 million next season.

I thought he’d get a small raise, but he was undoubtedly taking a risk.

It doesn’t appear it will pay off.

Euroleague.net:

Laboral Kutxa Vitoria Gasteiz has found a new point guard, Shane Larkin

In a market favorable to backup point guards, I’m surprised Larkin couldn’t find an NBA job.

He has shown flashes, looked far better as a distributor and outside shooter last year and is just 23. The Nets might a poor excuse for an NBA team, but he ranked fifth on Brooklyn in minutes and started 17 games.

Nobody wanted him as a third point guard?

Maybe it’s his hands.