Rytas Vilnius strengthened their roster with a point guard who played in the NBA league for 3 seasons. 25 year-old Demetrius Jackson joins the capital's club and has signed a one-year deal.
In 2016 NBA draft, D. Jackson was drafted with the 45th overall pick by Boston Celtics. Next two seasons he played for Houston Rockets and Philadelphia 76ers.
"He is an NBA player and a great team player. I am sure that Demetrius will perfectly fit into our style of play and will surprise the fans with many beautiful episodes in the upcoming season,” said Rytas head coach Donaldas Kairys.
In his junior year at Notre Dame university, D.Jackson averaged 15.8 points, 4.7 assists and 3.5 rebounds.