Sources: Franklin agrees to one-year deal with Chinese club

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Free agent shooting guard Jamaal Franklin has agreed to a one-year, $1.9 million deal with the Shanxi Loongs of the Chinese Basketball Association, sources told

Sources: Former NBA guard Jamaal Franklin has signed a $1.9M deal with Shanxi Loongs of the CBA.

— Ben Stinar (@BenStinar) July 29, 2019

">Ben Stinar of Amico Hoops. Franklin, 28, last played in the NBA in the 2014-15 season, when he appeared in three games with the Denver Nuggets. He was drafted by the Memphis Grizzlies in the second round (No. 41 overall) in 2013. He appeared in 21 regular-season games with the Grizzlies, as well as two playoff games. Since then, he has served several stints in the G League with the Los Angeles D-Fenders and Fort Wayne Mad Ants, along with playing professionally in China and Puerto Rico. Franklin is 6-foot-5 and a native or Moreno Valley, Calif. He is the cousin of platinum music producer Hit-Boy.


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