The Clippers have agreed to a two-year, $12-million deal with European star Milos Teodosic, according to
The second year of the deal is a player option for the 30-year-old Serbian, the executives said. He got a portion of the Clippers' $8.4 mid-level exception.
That still leaves room for the Clippers to go after unrestricted free agent
Teodosic has been an outstanding player in Europe for the last 12 years, and has been a player NBA executives hoped would land in the league.
He's considered a 6-foot-5 combo guard who is a gifted passer and is competitive, according to one NBA scout.
Teodosic averaged 16.1 points and 6.8 assists last season with CSK Moscow. He shot 44.4% from the field, 38.1% from three-point range.
Over his career in Europe, he has averaged 10.6 points and 4.3 assists. He shot 44% from the field, 38.5% from three-point range.
Teodosic probably will be the backup guard behind Patrick Beverley.