EAST LANSING, Mich. (Michigan News Source) – Former Michigan State University men’s basketball player Aaron Henry has signed to play for the Toyotsu Fighting Eagles Nagoya in Japan in 2023-24. He moves to Japan after a year in France playing for the Metropolitans 92 and was teammates with this year’s NBA no. 1 draft pick Victor Wembanyama.
This past season he only played in 12 games due to injury averaging 5.8 points per game and shooting 51.2 percent from the floor. He left MSU in 2021 and played six games for the Philadelphia 76ers finishing up the year in the NBA G-League for the Delaware Blue Coats.
Henry played three seasons for the Spartans and in his junior season averaged 15.4 points, 5.6 rebounds, and 3.6 assists per game making the All-Big 10 third team. After declaring for the NBA Draft, he went undrafted before signing a two-way contract with the 76ers.