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Frank Gaines - SG, 6'3, 195
Signed in Russia - Signed with Parma
       Date of birth: 07/07/1990
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2013
     Out of: IPFW
  NBA Experience: 0 years
  Hand: Left




Date
League
Transaction
1st November, 2013 D-League Drafted 18th overall in the 2013 D-League Draft by Maine Red Claws.
17th June, 2014 Italy Signed a one year contract with JuveCaserta.
17th December, 2014 Italy Left JuveCaserta.
19th December, 2014 Italy Signed a two month contract with Pesaro.
27th February, 2015 D-League Returning player rights traded by Maine Red Claws to Oklahoma City Blue in exchange for two 2015 third round picks.
27th February, 2015 D-League Designated as a returning player by Oklahoma City Blue.
29th April, 2015 Puerto Rico Signed for the remainder of the season with Caciques de Humacao.
17th August, 2015 Poland Signed a one year contract with Wilki Morskie.
28th July, 2016 Germany Signed a one year contract with Vechta.
21st May, 2017 Puerto Rico Signed a one season contract with Metros de Santiago.
25th July, 2017 Russia Signed a one year contract with Parma Perm.
When: Where:
2008 - 2013 IPFW (NCAA)
November 2013 - June 2014 Maine Red Claws (D-League)
July 2014 Indiana Pacers (Summer League)
July 2014 Miami Heat (Summer League)
June 2014 - December 2014 JuveCaserta (Italy)
December 2014 - February 2015 Pesaro (Italy)
February 2015 - April 2015 Oklahoma City Blue (D-League)
April 2015 - June 2015 Humacao (Puerto Rico)
July 2015 Oklahoma City Thunder (Summer League)
July 2015 Brooklyn Nets (Summer League)
August 2015 - June 2016 Wilki Morskie (Poland)
July 2016 - May 2017 Vechta (Germany)
May 2017 - July 2017 Metros de Santiago (Puerto Rico)
July 2017 - present Parma Perm (Russia)
From blog:


   2014 Summer League rosters - Indiana
2014-07-06

Frank Gaines - Gaines won the D-League Most Improved Player award last season, which unlike the NBA MIP documents improving within one season, not from season to season. He spent the year with the Maine Red Claws and started from the bench, but quickly showed he was too good to stay there, and was soon in a starting role getting as many minutes as he could handle. Gaines ultimately finished the season averaging 22.4 points in only 35.4 minutes per game, with some huge scoring nights along the way, including a 47 pointer. The pace of the D-League helped him there, especially the frenetic pace the Red Claws played at in the second half of the year, but it's not as though everyone else was doing this. The lefty 6'3 or 6'4 off guard is a bit undersized, but his scoring instincts are impeccable, his skills well developed, his aggression unrelenting. Gaines also does it while playing little isolation ball, and scores without the ball in his hands much - running the court unstoppably, cutting off the ball, spotting up and using some screen action to absolutely make the most of his touches. He wrong foots defenders on closeouts rather than breaking them off the dribble, drives both ways, hits tough ones, and has the athleticism to get where he wants go to. Hitherto overlooked, Gaines made himself unmissable last year, and although he has already signed for next year with JuveCaserta in Italy, this won't be his last rodeo.

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