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Travis Wear signs with Spanish club Gipuzkoa

Vaya con dios, Wear Bear!

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It looks like at least one member of the 2014-15 Knicks will not find his way onto another NBA team. Young forward Travis Wear, who was released following a disappointing showing in the Summer League, will be plying his trade overseas this season:

Former Knicks small forward Travis Wear will sign with Gipuzkoa Basket of Spain, reports Juanjo Lusa of the Spanish outlets Onda Vasca and Mundo Deportivo (Twitter links; translation via Sportando's Orazio Cauchi).


Wear is set to join his twin brother in Spain, as David Wear signed with Fuenlabrada this summer after spending time with the Kings on a 10-day contract last year. Both went undrafted out of UCLA in 2014.

Is Spain big enough to hold both Wear twins? Our man Travis will play his home games in the sunny port city of San Sebastián in the north of the Basque Country. Oh, and his new club's mascot is friggin' spectacular.

Count me among those who thinks Wear still might be able to find a place in the NBA as a stretch big -- he shot 36.7% from three last season. Obviously he needs a bit of seasoning if he is to once again make an NBA roster. As far as exiles go, however, he could certainly do worse than Spain.