10/01/2017, 09.46 Rumors
In a surprising move Demond Mallet signs with French Pro A club Sluc Nancy. The French club hopes the experience of this player can help them move up in the standings of French League Pro A. The soon to be 39 year old journeyman has enjoyed a legendary playing career picking up a German Championship, a German Cup, a Belgium Championship, a Spanish King's Cup and ultimately a Eurocup Trophy. Mallet's European basketball career has spanned over 16 years and Sluc Nancy could be his final destination before he embarks on a career in coaching. Mallet has played (12) of his (16) years in the Euroleague and the Eurocup. In the Euroleague, Mallet's career stats are 12.3 points per game, 2.4 assist while shooting a remarkable 53% from the field. In the Eurocup, Mallet averaged 14.3 points per game, 3 assists and shot 45% from behind the arc. Mallet has been named MVP of leagues multiple times while playing in Germany and Belgium. Mallet is cousin to one of the NBA's 50 greatest players Shaquille O'Neal and he may likely announce his retirement at the end of the season.