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Gustavo Ayon
PF/C - 6'10, 250lbs - 37 years old - 3 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2022 season
  • Birthdate: 04/01/1985
  • Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2007
  • Pre-draft team: San Jose State
  • Country: Mexico
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: Emilio Duran (Duran International)
Transactions
DateLeagueTransaction
3rd February, 2009SpainSigned a four year contract with Fuenlabrada.
18th September, 2009SpainLoaned by Fuenlabrada to CB Illescas for six weeks.
4th November, 2009SpainLoaned by Fuenlabrada to Tenerife Rural for the remainder of the season.
21st December, 2011SpainLeft Fuenlabrada.
23rd December, 2011NBASigned a partially guaranteed three year, $4,567,500 contract with New Orleans. Included team option for 2013/14.
11th July, 2012NBATraded by New Orleans to Orlando in exchange for a signed-and-traded Ryan Anderson.
21st February, 2013NBATraded by Orlando, along with J.J. Redick and Ish Smith, to Milwaukee in exchange for Tobias Harris, Beno Udrih and Doron Lamb.
21st June, 2013NBAMilwaukee exercised 2013/14 team option.
25th July, 2013NBAWaived by Milwaukee.
28th July, 2013NBAClaimed off waivers by Atlanta.
23rd September, 2014SpainSigned a two year contract with Real Madrid.
14th July, 2016SpainRe-signed by Real Madrid to a three year contract.
Career Moves
2006Universidad Popular Autonoma (Mexico)
2006 - February 2007San Jose State (NCAA)
February 2007 - February 2009Halcones de Xalapa (Mexico)
February 2009 - May 2009Fuenlabrada (Spain)
May 2009 - June 2009Anzoategui (Venezuela)
June 2009 - September 2009Fuenlabrada (Spain)
September 2009 - November 2009Illescas (Spain, LEB Silver)
November 2009 - June 2010Tenerife (Spain, LEB Gold)
June 2010 - December 2011Fuenlabrada (Spain)
December 2011 - July 2012New Orleans Hornets (NBA)
July 2012 - February 2013Orlando Magic (NBA)
February 2013 - July 2013Milwaukee Bucks (NBA)
July 2013 - June 2014Atlanta Hawks (NBA)
September 2014 - presentReal Madrid (Spain)
Articles about Gustavo Ayon

July 15, 2013



A month ago, it was widely reported via all media outlets (though seemingly originating from Mexico) that the Bucks had picked up Gustavo Ayon's team option for next season.

This week, the story's doing the rounds that the Bucks need to pick up his option. This, on the surface, rather counters the former.

In reality, both are right. The confusion stems from the terminology used. Only one is actually an option - the other just functions much like one. An explanation follows.

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June 24, 2011

Bismack Biyombo - Biyombo exploded onto the scene by leading the ACB in shot blocks, by a long way, at an age when players rarely appear in that league at all. He recorded 2.3 blocks per game last season - tied for second place were crafty veteran D'Or Fisher, currently of Real Madrid, and the man Biyombo backed up, upstart late blooming Argentinian big man Gustavo Ayon (who has had a hell of a year, but we'll save that for another day).

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