Pierria Henry leaves for Turkey

Baskonia closed a season with many grays, he was close to entering the Euroleague playoffs, but Luca Vildoza’s departure, Covid infections and a drop in performance left him at the door and in the ACB he lost ground and fell with home disadvantage against Valencia in the quarterfinals. With these setbacks, the rebuilding got underway under the leadership of Dusko Ivanovic, but leaving two leading figures to Fenerbahce like Achille Polonara and Pierria Henry.

The point guard continues in the footsteps of his Italian partner and agreed to a link with the Turkish cast for one season with the option of a second. The point guard who is training with his national team, Senegal facing the pre-Olympic homer that the Africans have in Lithuania.

Henry arrived in Baskonia for the 2019/2020 season and surprised with his dizzying game to handle the team’s offense, especially when Vildoza was injured. He was champion of the ACB with the Basques and in his second year with the Vitoria team he had numbers of 10.5 points, 7.3 assists and 1.3 steals.

At some point it was said that Madrid wanted him, but Fenerbahce was firmer and kept it to face the next Euroleague where he will seek to recover lost ground


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