Overseas Notes: Jackson, Hunter, Taylor, Hezonja

Former NBA point guard Pierre Jackson brings up the ball as a member of the South Bay Lakers. - YouTube

Free agent point guard Pierre Jackson has reached agreement on a contract with Turkish club Galatasaray, the team announced.

To make room for Jackson, Galatasaray parted ways with former NBA guard/forward R.J. Hunter.

Jackson spent last season in the G League and China. It is believed his contract contains an NBA “out.” Hunter will return to the pool of NBA and G League free agency.

More From Overseas

  • Free agent point guard Isaiah Taylor has signed with UCAM Murcia of Spain. Taylor has spent time in the NBA with the Atlanta Hawks and Houston Rockets. He played in Israel last season.

  • Former lottery pick Mario Hezonja has agreed to a deal with Greek club Panathinaikos. The veteran guard/forward has played for the Orlando Magic, New York Knicks and Portland Trail Blazers.

  • Free agent forward/center Johnny O’Bryant and Serbian club Crvena Zvezda are parting ways, per Emiliano Carchia of Sportando.

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Sam Amico
Sam Amico is the founder and senior writer of FortyEight Minutes. He has covered the NBA on a full-time basis for OutKick, Sports Illustrated and FOX Sports, and has been a regular contributor to CBS Sports, the Boston Herald and NBA.com.

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