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Source: Calathes to pull out of draft

Updated: May 28, 2009, 7:05 PM ET
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

Nick Calathes is bypassing the final two seasons of his Florida career to play in Greece, according to a source close to the situation.

Calathes, who is Greek, has dual citizenship and a Greek passport. These factors were a huge plus in getting the deal done, the source said. Calathes played last summer on a Greek FIBA 20-and-under national team. His brother Pat, who played at Saint Joseph's, played for Maroussi in the Greek Euroleague last season.

The Orlando Sentinel first ...

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