You may have heard that former Wisconsin Badger forward Marcus Landry signed with a new Spanish team, CAI Zaragoza, earlier this month. Zaragoza is a medium-sized city about halfway between Madrid and Barcelona on the train. The club plays in the top division in Spain, Liga ACB.
The last 12 months have been no less adventurous for Landry than his previous professional experiences. It started with a promising summer league stint with the Los Angeles Lakers, who waived him after the preseason. That led to a one-game stop back in Reno of the D-League before shuffling over to Seville, Spain. Landry, who left Madison five years ago, led Cajasol Sevilla of Liga ACB in scoring at 13.3 points per game during the 2013-14 season, adding 3.3 rebounds and 1.3 assists. All while fielding overtures to play for Yao Ming's team in China.
Going back to 2004, at least one member of each senior class at Wisconsin played professionally overseas or in the NBA last season.