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Power forward Justin Burrell, the 2011-12 bj-league MVP, has finalized a one-year contract to play for Champagne Chalons Reims Basket, a second-division club in France.

The St. John’s product played ball for the Golden State Warriors during the Las Vegas Summer League, but the odds of making an NBA roster were still a long shot for the non-drafted second-year pro. In France, he’ll likely get major minutes of court time.

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