Netease Sports reported on October 24:
Today, the Guangzhou men’s basketball official announced the news of signing with foreign aid Speights, but for some reasons, the insider will not be able to represent the team in this season's game until at least 4 rounds. This is because as early as 2019 In January 2015, Speights was playing against the Guangzhou team
The Guangzhou Men’s Basketball Team announced the signing of Speights through social media. “Guangzhou Men’s Basketball Team has completed the signing of Maris Speights. After review and approval by the CBA League, Speights has officially become a club registered player and will represent The Guangzhou team played in the CBA league this season."
Speights is 2.10 meters tall and plays the role of center. In the 2018-19 season, Speights played 29 games for the Guangzhou Men's Basketball Team, averaging 22.7 points and 7.4 rebounds per game.
Subsequently, the name of Speights has appeared in the list of foreign aid registration information for each team in the 2020-21 season published on the CBA official website, but the CBA company also stated that Speights has not completed the 2018-19 season CBA league suspension. Second, it will continue to be executed when registering to participate in the CBA league again. His suspension for this season is 33 in the fourth round on October 25, 2020, 49 in the fifth round on October 28, 2020, 2020 On October 30, the sixth round will be 55, and the seventh round will be 64 on November 1, 2020.
Speights was expelled for elbowing Li Yuanyu in the Guangzhou Men's Basketball game against Jiangsu on January 9, 2019. After the game, CBA issued a four-game suspension and fined him 100,000 yuan. Subsequently, the Guangzhou team replaced Speights with Corey Jefferson.
Speights was suspended for 4 games, which means that his debut in the 2020-21 season will have to wait until at least the eighth round, when the Guangzhou team will be the Jiangsu Men's Basketball Team.