Denver Nuggets

Linas Kleiza Signs With Greece's Olympiakos

DENVER - MAY 29:  Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers falls down as the ball flies in the air in front of Linas Kleiza #43 of the Denver Nuggets in Game Six of the Western Conference Finals during the 2009 NBA Playoffs at Pepsi Center on May 29, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
Jay KingCorrespondent IAugust 10, 2009

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Linas Kleiza, the 6'8", 245 lb. Denver Nuggets forward, has agreed in terms to a two-year deal with Greece's Olympiakos, according to Yahoo! Sports.

The deal, which continues a streak of mid-level type players signing deals overseas, is reportedly worth $12.2 million over two years.  

Kleiza, who joins Josh Childress and Jannero Pargo as effective NBA players defecting to Europe from the NBA, averaged 9.9 points and 4.0 rebounds per game in 22.2 minutes.

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