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Post player Tarik Black has signed a one-year deal with Israel Maccabi Tel Aviv, according to Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated.
Former Rockets big man Tarik Black tells @TheUndefeated he has agreed to sign a one-year deal with Israel Maccabi Tel Aviv.
— Marc J. Spears (@MarcJSpearsESPN) August 17, 2018
The 6-foot-9, 250-pound Black spent last season with the Houston Rockets, averaging 3.5 points and 3.2 rebounds in 51 games (2 starts), shooting 59.1 percent from the floor and 46.0 percent from the free-throw line.
The 26-year-old went undrafted out of Kansas in 2014. He spent the first three seasons of his collegiate career at Memphis.
Black has played in 220 games (57 starts) in his three NBA seasons — with the Rockets (76) and the Los Angeles Lakers (144) — averaging 4.9 points and 4.7 boards, shooting 55.0 percent from the floor and 58.2 percent from the free-throw line.
Black was signed by the Rockets on July 17, 2017 after being waived by the Lakers 16 days previous.
He earned $3,290,000 for Houston last season.