Former Syracuse star Andy Rautins heading to NBDL’s Tulsa 66ers

The jury's still out on Rautins

Former Syracuse star Andy Rautins is heading to the NBDL’s Tulsa 66ers, the team announced this morning.

Rautins played four games in the preseason with the Oklahoma City Thunder, and averaged 7.0 points, 1.3 rebounds and 1.0 steals a game. He was waived at the end of the preseason.

Rautins will join former Georgetown guard Hollis Thompson and Kentucky center Daniel Orton.

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Rautins was originally drafted by the New York Knicks with the 38th pick in the 2010 draft. After playing only five games in New York, he played for CB Lucentum Alicante in Spain in the 2011-12 season.

In his senior season at Syracuse, Rautins averaged 12.1 points, 4.9 assists, 3.4 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game (leading the Big East). He was named to the All Big East Second Team and was also named an AP All American Honorable Mention.

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