Dyshawn Pierre finds new home overseas

Dayton's Dyshawn Pierre dunks against St. Joseph's in the semifinals of the Atlantic 10 tournament on Saturday, March 12, 2016, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. David Jablonski/Staff
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Dayton's Dyshawn Pierre dunks against St. Joseph's in the semifinals of the Atlantic 10 tournament on Saturday, March 12, 2016, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. David Jablonski/Staff

Credit: David Jablonski/Staff

Credit: David Jablonski/Staff

Former Flyer to play in Italy’s top division

Former Dayton Flyers forward Dyshawn Pierre will move from Germany to Italy for his second season in professional basketball.

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Dinamo Sassari, a club in Italy’s top division, announced the signing of Pierre on Wednesday. Sassari is located on Sardinia, an island off the coast of Italy.

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Pierre, a native of Whitby, Ont., averaged 14.9 points per game, 7.9 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 32.5 minutes for Löwen Braunschweig last season. He led the league in rebounding.

Earlier this month, Pierre had a free-agent workout with the Toronto Raptors. He's also scheduled to play with former teammates Devin Oliver and Vee Sanford in The Basketball Tournament in July.

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