The San Antonio Spurs announced the have signing of center Jock Landale to a contract. The terms of the contract were not announced per team policy, but it is reported by Keith Smith of Spotrac that it is a minimum salary deal.
Jock Landale signed a two-year contract for the minimum with the San Antonio Spurs. 2021-22 is fully guaranteed and 2022-23 is fully non-guaranteed.@spotrac
— Keith Smith (@KeithSmithNBA) August 20, 2021
Landale expressed his feelings on San Antonio’s social media channels.
“Part of it was relief. It feels like it’s been a long time coming,” “A lot of emotions have been flooding in over the past week looking back on my experiences and disappointments. To finally be here among the Spurs culture and get to know the city a little bit, it feels like home. “I’m so excited. I’m just really pumped to get started.”
The newest Spur spent last season in the NBL with Melbourne United where his stat lines of 16.4 points, 7.8 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.4 blocks helped the team win the 2021 NBL Championship. Jock was named the NBL Grand Final MVP.
Landale then went on to help Australia win their first-ever Olympic medal for men’s basketball program (bronze) at the Tokyo Olympic Games. He averaged 12.8 points, 4.7 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 21.5 minutes.