After being waived by the Erie BayHawks two weeks ago, Tasheed Carr will play overseas in Germany for Saar-Pfalz Braves, eurobasket.com reported Tuesday. The Braves have nine games left.
The 6-foot, 3-inch, 205-pound guard out of St. Joseph’s started in Erie’s first five games of the season, but saw his playing time drop considerably after that. In 25 games (6 starts), Carr averaged five points and two rebounds.
Carr, 25, who has played in China and Israel, started his college career at Iowa State. The Philadelphia native ended his college career in 2009 with St. Joe’s.
Looking back at it now, Carr was let go in part to make room for Erie to reacquire Garrett Temple, who rejoined the day after Carr was waived after his second 10-day contract with the Milwaukee Bucks expired.
The BayHawks released Carr when they added big man Alton Ford. Erie coach Jay Larranaga said they needed size, but having Temple back made it easier for him to cut Carr.
Thought Carr was a solid offensive player, but it just seemed there was a division between him and Larranaga.
Carr said he didn’t understand why he wasn’t getting playing time and Larranaga never really gave a clear cut reason as to why Carr wasn’t playing.