D.J. Stephens will play under a one-year contract professionally in Greece

Former Memphis Tiger D.J. Stephens announced on Twitter on Monday that he will be playing professional basketball overseas in Greece. He signed an contract to play for Athens, Greece based Llysiakos B.C. of the Greek Basketball League.

The high-flying forward, who slammed many basketballs for the Tigers last season was reached on Monday to discuss the decision to play overseas. He mentioned that he couldn’t discuss any financial terms according to team rules. But he said it’s enough to take care of himself and his family.

Stephens will be leaving for Greece on August 31 and his fiance are expecting a baby girl on August 26. The Greece Basketball League runs from October to June.

“Everything’s taken care of while I’m over there. The money I’m getting is tax-free and all that,” said Stephens.

Former Tiger Jeremy hunt will also be playing in Greece this upcoming season for Aris Thessaloniki.

I received this information from the Commercial Appeal.

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