Atlanta’s Brandon Ashley, center, shot just 2 of 18 tin preseason and was sent to the NBA D-League.

Ex-Cat Ashley leaves NBA's D League for Europe

The 2015 Pac-12 tournament’s MVP Brandon Ashley left the NBA D-League’s Texas Legends last week, signed by Alba Berlin to play the final 11 games of that team’s EuroLeague season. In the small world department, Ashley is scheduled to play against last year’s Sweet 16 opponent, Xavier center Matt Stainbrook, the former Uber driver, who now plays for Germany’s EuroLeague franchise in Crailsheim.