Justin Hamilton played well enough in Spain two years ago for The Nets to take a shot on the stretch five last season. While he showed flashes last season, Hamilton shot just 30 percent from three last season, struggled defensively, was unimpressive as Brook Lopez‘s backup and dealt with some injury issues.
The Nets threw him in the package headed to Toronto in the DeMarre Carroll salary dump trade, and the Raptors are going to waive Hamilton to save a little more cash. Brian Windhorst broke the news, Bobby Marks fleshed out the reason, both are with ESPN.
Hamilton showed flashes last season, and with that maybe some team will offer a minimum deal, or a make-good contract inviting him to camp. Although, it’s not impossible he is back in Spain next season.