NBA rumors: Mike Tobey NBA return made difficult by sizable buyout with Valencia

Marc Stein: Mike Tobey, who had a strong Olympics alongside Luka Dončić with Slovenia, is under contract from one more season at Valencia in Spain. Tobey has a sizable buyout, I’m told, which complicates attempting an NBA return in the short term after Tobey’s time with Charlotte in 2017.

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Charlotte Hornets General Manager Rich Cho announced today that the team has signed center Mike Tobey to a second 10-day contract. Tobey signed his first 10-day contract with Charlotte on Feb. 3 from the Greensboro Swarm, after becoming the first Gatorade Call-Up call-up from the Swarm since its inception.
Charlotte Hornets General Manager Rich Cho announced today that the team has signed center Mike Tobey to a 10-day contract. Tobey joins the Hornets from the team’s NBA Development League affiliate, the Greensboro Swarm, becoming the Swarm’s first-ever call-up and the D-League’s 16th Gatorade Call-Up this season. The Hornets roster now stands at 14 players.
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