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Joe Young agrees to play in China next season

Joe Young has decided to go to China next season and will play for the Nanjing Tongxi Basketball Club.

Young said that he was only offered 2-way contracts by NBA teams and decided to take the more lucrative offer with the international option.

Players are only eligible for 2-way deals if they have four years or service or less in the NBA. Young played for the Pacers for three seasons.

The most Young could have earned with a 2-way is $275,000. Young will make $1.3 million in one season in China.

Young is the second Pacers free agent to take their basketball abilities to China as Al Jefferson also agreed to a deal earlier this offseason.