Former Baylor standout Isaiah Austin has signed a deal with Serbian team FMP of the Adriatic League, international basketball reporter David Pick reported Saturday.
The figures of his contract have not been disclosed yet.
The 7’1″ big man, who played with a prosthetic right eye, was expected to be a first-round talent after two successful years at Baylor in which he averaged 12.1 points, 6.9 rebounds and 2.4 blocks per game, via Sports-Reference.com.
But just days before the 2014 NBA draft, he was diagnosed with Marfan syndrome. It’s a genetic disease that could affect the heart, and it looked as though it would permanently end his playing career.
In one of the classiest moves by the NBA during draft night, though, the …