Still looking for that full-time shot in the NBA, former Missouri State guard Blake Ahearn has signed with Budivelnyk Kiev (Ukraine) in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague.
The 29-year-old Ahearn averaged 23 points and 3.4 assists in 17 games for DongGuan in China. Most of his professional career has come in the United Stats. He has minor stints in the NBA with Miami, San Antonio and Utah and, of couse, is the leading scorer in the history of the NBA Developmental League.
Ahearn is refusing to give up his dream of playing in the NBA. In this interview in March, Ahearn told us that and a lot more.
Among Ahearn’s teammates for the upcoming season is former Missouri Tigers forward Leo Lyons.