Olympiacos Piraeus has completed the signing of Isaiah Canaan on a two-year deal, the club confirmed on Friday. Canaan (1.83 meters, 31 years old) arrives from Galatasaray Istanbul, with which he spent the second half of last season after leaving UNICS Kazan. He averaged 11.8 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.3 assists off the bench for UNICS in 24 appearances in the 2021-22 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season. Canaan then kept up the same scoring load at Galatasaray, averaging 11.3 points in 12 games in the Turkish League.
Olympiacos brings in point guard Canaan
Canaan spent four years at Murray State University before being selected with the 34th overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft by Houston. He has spent most of his career in his native United States, including parts of six seasons in the NBA with Philadelphia, Houston, Chicago, Phoenix, Minnesota and Milwaukee. Canaan has also suited up for Rio Grande Valley, Northern Arizona and Stockton in the D-League, and also played for part of one season in China with Shandong. In July 2020, Canaan joined UNICS and impressed in his debut season in the 7DAYS EuroCup, averaging 14.1 points and 3.1 assists as the club reached the EuroCup Finals and qualified for the EuroLeague.