Google+

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Triple strike from KK Zagreb

Euroleague rookies invest in young talents.



KK Zagreb brought in three new players. The team has agreed on terms of contracts with Papa Dia (205-F-87), Gary McGhee (208-C-88) and Diante Garrett (193-G-88).

Papa Dia has just graduated from the Southern Methodist University. He tallied 18.3 points, 9.6 boards, 2.2 blocks and 1.8 assists per game in his senior season. Papa Dia was named All-C-USA Defensive Player of the Year. The forward participated at Pre-NBA Draft Portsmouth Invitational Tournament. His stats read 8.3 points and 7.0 boards per game there.

Gary McGhee also inked his first pro deal. The rookie comes from the University of Pittsburgh. The 22-year-old centre averaged 6.9 points, 7.7 boards and 1.3 blocks per game in his senior season. Gary McGhee also participated at Pre-NBA Draft Portsmouth Invitational tournament. His stats came up to 9.0 points, 8.5 boards and 1.0 block per game there.

Diante Garrett is another rookie who has just graduated from the Iowa State University. The 22-year-old guard posted 17.3 points, 6.1 assists, 3.7 rebounds and 1.7 steals per game in his senior season. Diante Garrett participated at Portsmouth Invitational Tournament registering 10.7 points, 3.0 assists, 2.3 boards and 1.3 steals per game.

source : eurobasket.com


Click here to return to the homepage.
Post a Comment