Manresa signs Max Sandul
After signing Ruslan Otverchenko earlier this summer, Manresa added another Ukrainian on Saturday.
Max Sandul, 24, is a power forward/center who spent the last six seasons with BC Kiev. Last year, he put up 12.1 points, 9.3 rebounds and 4.6 assists per game.
As you can see in the video above, Sandul is an excellent passer who should fit nicely alongside the team’s offensive weapons.
Manresa has built an intriguing team this summer:
- Ibon Navarro (head coach)
- Ruslan Otverchenko (flashy combo guard)
- Jermaine Thomas (scoring point guard)
- Ricky Sánchez (shooting 7-footer, cult Draft pick)
- Román Montañez (veteran leader)
Add them to lights-out Lithuanian shooter Marius Grigonis and Manresa could be a sneaky good team this season.
Manresa reportedly wants Juan García
According to Chema de Lucas of Gigantes, Manresa also wants to add power forward Juan García on loan from Zaragoza.
Garcia, who played for the Dominican Republic at the PanAm Games, joined Zaragoza in the spring after a successful run in the LEB Oro. He made three appearances for the club during a 10-week stint on the roster.
The 26-year-old averaged 11.4 points and 6.8 rebounds in the LEB Oro.
Luka Doncic trains with T-Wolves shooting coach
Slovenian phenom Luka Doncic has been working out with renowned shooting coach Mike Penberthy in California.
Back to work with Mike Penberthy!!🏀🏀 pic.twitter.com/IyUFb5O8Dq
— Luka Doncic (@luka7doncic) August 7, 2015
Doncic, who turned 16 in February, is one of the most promising young players in the world.
Doncic will be a full-time member of Real’s first team next season.
2016 FIBA U17 World Championships to be held in Spain
FIBA announced Saturday that Spain will host both the boys’ and girls’ 2016 FIBA U17 World Championships.
Potential venues include: Costa del Sol, Galicia, Madrid and Zaragoza.
Eyesight is for chumps
A trick shot contest broke out at the official NBA rookie photo shoot, and Kristaps Porzingis proved he doesn’t need to see the rim to get buckets.
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