he Illawarra Hawks are pleased to announce the signing of Canadian guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes for the 2021/22 NBL season.
The 27-year-old lands at the Hawks after recently completing a season at Romanian club BC CSU Sibiu – and has stops at NBA clubs, the Los Angeles Lakers and the Memphis Grizzlies on his resume.
Rathan-Mayes has also spent time at NBA G-League outfits the Agua Caliente Clippers, the Texas Legends and the Westchester Knicks – and represented Canada at world youth level.
Rathan-Mayes will be the club’s third and final import, replacing Travis Trice who mutually agreed to part ways with the club due to COVID-19 related issues.
The Hawks are excited to announce the signing of Xavier Rathan-Mayes for the 2021/22 NBL season.
Rathan-Mayes comes to the club with big wraps from one Los Angeles Lakers assistant coach in particular 👀
— Illawarra Hawks Basketball (@illawarrahawks) October 18, 2021