The AJC’s Chris Vivlamore has reported that Lucas Nogueira will spend this season playing in Spain.
Lucas Nogueira will play next season in Spain, the AJC has learned.
— Chris Vivlamore (@ajchawks) August 12, 2013
This isn’t an unexpected move. Lucas still has a lot of developing to do and Elton Brand and Gustavo Ayon will act as suitable alternatives until Nogueira can come over.
Atlanta’s second-round pick, Mike Muscala, will also play in Spain this season. Dennis Schröder has already been signed by the club. For some analysis of Nogueira’s play with the Hawks’ Summer League team, click here and here.