Nando De Colo G TOR 1 year ago

De Colo suffered a hand injury Saturday in Ukraine and will be unable to compete for his national team France in the FIBA World Cup this summer, Catch and Shoot reports.

De Colo won't be a factor in fantasy this upcoming season since he decided to sign a contract in Russia with CSKA Moskow. While it's still possible that he makes a comeback stateside in the future, his hand injury should be long healed by then.

Nando De Colo G TOR 2 years ago

Nando De Colo agreed on a deal with CSKA-Moscow.

He was a garbage-time special for the Spurs for a few seasons before being shipped to the Raptors at the trade deadline. De Colo's playing time in the NBA may be over and he'll be able to get some game action overseas.

Nando De Colo G TOR 2 years ago

Raptors backup guard Nando De Colo has reportedly received a $4 million, two-year offer to come play for Russian powerhouse CSKA Moscow.

The Raptors made a qualifying offer to Nando of $1.8 million, but it wouldn't be shocking to him bolt for the type of money CSKA Moscow is offering. De Colo averaged 3.1 points, 1.3 rebounds, and 1.6 assists through nine minutes of action with the Raptors last season.

Nando De Colo G TOR 2 years ago

The Raptors made a qualifying offer to Nando De Colo to make him a restricted free agent.

He was traded by the Spurs this past season, so apparently De Colo was really holding them back. Kidding aside, he's unlikely to see a deal much larger than the qualifying offer of about $1.8 million.

Nando De Colo G TOR 2 years ago

Nando De Colo will be available to face the Magic on Sunday.

He's going to be the third point guard with the two guys ahead of him playing well in their roles, so there's no reason to think De Colo will be a factor. He can be ignore in all leagues.

Nando De Colo G TOR 2 years ago

Nando De Colo is dealing with visa issues and is not expected to be available until Sunday.

The Raptors have a should-be All-Star and a solid backup in Greivis Vasquez, so there's no need for De Colo to hurry. He has no fantasy value.

Nando De Colo G TOR 2 years ago

Spurs traded Nando De Colo to the Raptors for Austin Daye.

Nando De Colo G TOR 2 years ago

Nando De Colo played 28 minutes off the bench against the Bobcats on Saturday with 15 points, two boards, two assists and one 3-pointer.

He was sporting his mask due to a nasal fracture on Thursday and he's been effective since the injury. De Colo has played at least 27 minutes in each of his last two games, but he's not involved enough in the offense to be worth a pickup in most formats.

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Nando De Colo suffered an injury to his face in the second quarter and went to the locker room.

He caught an elbow to the face from Andrei Kirilenko and was down on the court for a couple minutes before the training staff tended to him. De Colo may be getting further evaluation in the locker room and the team should have an update shortly.

Nando De Colo G TOR 2 years ago

Nando De Colo and Marco Belinelli will move into the Spurs' starting lineup on Thursday, with both Tony Parker (back) and Tim Duncan (rest) unavailable.

The Spurs are rolling out an ultra-small lineup with De Colo, Belinelli, Cory Joseph, Danny Green and Tiago Splitter. They're facing a Nets team which also features a small lineup with Paul Pierce at PF and we expect plenty of unorthodox lineups throughout the course of the game from Gregg Popovich.