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Aaron Craft Signs Deal With Italian Professional Team Aquila Basket Trento

Aaron Craft dribbling the basketball during an Ohio State game.

DAYTON, OH - MARCH 24: Aaron Craft #4 of the Ohio State Buckeyes handles the ball against the Iowa State Cyclones in the second half during the third round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at UD Arena on March 24, 2013 in Dayton, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Aaron Craft is headed back overseas.

The former Ohio State point guard has inked a deal with an Italian professional team. Craft has signed with Aquila Basket Trento, a team in the Serie A Eurocup league. The club is based in Trentino, Italy.

Craft, 25, had spent the final parts of the 2015-16 season with the Santa Cruz Warriors, the D-League affiliate of the Golden State Warriors.

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Craft, who played at Ohio State from 2010-14, spent his first professional season with the Santa Cruz Warriors. After a season in the D-League, he went to Europe, playing with Szolnoki Olaj KK of the Nemzeti Bajnokság I/A. Following a half season with the Hungarian team, he came back to the United States, signing with the Warriors.

The former Buckeye star spoke to D-League Digest about playing in Europe when he returned to the Warriors earlier this year.

From their story:

“It was interesting. Basketball over there is a little different,” Craft said. “The way they like to play, things like that. So that was an adjustment. But, once you get used to it it’s not so bad. It just wasn’t a great situation for me. The team’s doing pretty well so just trying to make a decision that’s best for myself and hopefully this is it.

“Overseas basketball is interesting. The times where you’re suppose to foul in transition and things like that. Shot clock is the same but shorter quarters. It’s a little interesting but you get used to it not too bad.”

Would Craft head overseas again?

“I think so,” Craft said. “Like I said, the situation just wasn’t great for me. If an opportunity arose that I thought was good for me, then I’d have no problem doing it.”

Craft's deal is reportedly for one year.