July 31, 2014
Former Wolf Pack star Luke Babbitt has agreed to a one-year contract with BC Nizhny Novgorod over in Russia, according to Chris Haynes of Comcast Sports Northwest.
The deal reportedly does not contain an NBA out clause.
Babbitt was the 16th overall pick out of Nevada in the 2010 NBA Draft. He was the WAC Player of the Year his final season with the Wolf Pack. He is also a graduate of Galena High School.
He played in 124 career games in his three seasons with Portland, averaging 3.8 points, 2.1 rebounds in 11.1 minutes a game. He shot 34 percent from three-point range last season.