Krasnye Krylya Samara released today Spurs PF DeJuan Blair. The experience of the player in Russia lasted just few weeks. As per the official website of Samara, the contract with Blair expired at the end of VTB League and FIBA Eurochallenge Qualification Rounds and the two parts decided not to renew it. Blair will fly back to States on Thursday.
"DeJuan helped us to to get to the main draw of VTB League. It was the most important goal for us for the first part of the season. We thank him for the brilliant performances he had in these games" said GM of Samara Sergey Timofeyev.
"My trip to Russia and the performances with the team have been great and very interesting for me. It will be an unforgettable experience. In Russia I have lived in a different culture and the girls are just incredibly beautiful. I found not only a strong team but also good friends that I will visit one day, maybe next summer. In the last games maybe the team was not able to show its potential but I am sure the team is strong. I will follow Samara also from America" said Blair.
Blair has played 3 games in VTB League averaging 16ppg and 6.7rpg and also one game in PBL in which he scored 14 points and grabbed 4 rebounds