Vincent Goodwill of the Detroit News reports:
Detroit Pistons guard Will Bynum had a long journey to reach the NBA.
Now, with the uncertainty of a lockout, Bynum could be headed back to one of his old haunts — Israel.
Bynum’s agent, Mark Bartelstein, confirmed to The Detroit News on Monday a report that his client is interested in re-joining the Israeli team Maccabi Tel Aviv, whom Bynum played for from 2006-08.
“I would say you have to look at everything,” Bartlestein said. “Will loves to play; it’s how he makes his living.”
Eurobasket.com, a website that covers the international game, reported Sunday that Bynum is interested in returning to Israel so he can join childhood friend Jeremy Pargo, a former Gonzaga standout.
Pargo and Bynum grew up on Chicago’s south side and were considered playground legends.
After going undrafted in 2005, Bynum found his way to Israel and enjoyed the opportunity to showcase his skills, Bartelstein said.