Sevilla announced of the best forwards in European basketball, Tariq Kirksay(1.99-SF/PF). The american power forward has a French passport that he acquired while playing in the French ProA league. Kirksay was playing for Unics Kazan for the last 2 seasons and this season he was one of the top rebounders of the Russian Superleague.
Kirksay played for the most part of his pro career in France, having played for Besancon, Rueil, Bourg and Nancy. This season he averaged 7.3 points 5.5 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 23 games of the Russian Superleague and 12 points 6.9 rebounds and 2.7 assists in 12 games of the Eurocup for Unics Kazan.