Basketball, Serie A – Official! Brandon Davies is the new center of Olimpia Milano: two-year agreement

After victory of the Scudettol’AX Armani Exchange Milano by coach Ettore Messina begins to move on the market. Olimpia has in fact signed, with a two-year agreementthe US center Brandon Daviesnow a former player of the Barcelonaa club he had played for the past three seasons with excellent performance on an individual level. “I am happy to be here and excited to be part of the Italian Champion team. I can’t wait to start working and doing it together with this group“, these are the first declarations of Davies as a new player from Milan, reported on the official website of the red and white.
The club of Giorgio Armani thus scored a great market hit, confirming the desire to continue to excel in Italy and give continuity to great results Europeans of the last two years, with the never hidden goal of remaining permanently in the EuroLega playoffs and play for the chances of qualifying for the Final Four. Born in 1991, Davies has already played in the Italian Serie A: it was the 2015-16 season and the center defended the colors of the Openjobmetis Vareseclosing the regular season at 13.3 points and 6.5 rebounds on average and confirming himself among the best longs in our league.

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After the Varese experience, the center began its own career in EuroLeague. From 2017-18, for two seasons, he wore the colors of Zalgiris Kaunas highlighting himself as a player capable of practically everything on the court, while in summer 2019 has passed to the Barcelona and, to date, boasts something like 169 appearances, 1,861 points e 711 rebounds in the highest European club competition. Numbers in hand, a player who was not a little short of the Olimpia roster, especially after the story that involved Dinos Mitoglou. Milan thus extends its rotations under the basket, where it can still count on phenomenal Kyle Hinesfreshly renewed after LBA Finals as an absolute protagonist against the Virtus Segafredo Bologna.

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