29-year old American forward Tony Gaffney (204-98kg-84, college: Massachusetts) left FIATC Joventut Badalona (ACB). In 23 games he recorded 11.5ppg, 5.9rpg, 1.8apg, 1.6spg (in top 5) and 1.3bpg (#4 in the league) this season. The last season Gaffney played at Telekom Baskets (BBL) in German league. In 37 games he averaged 12.9ppg, 6.1rpg, 1.5apg, 1.3spg and 1.8bpg. He helped them to make it to the cup final. A very good season in his career as he was voted to Eurobasket.com All-German Bundesliga 2nd Team, All-Star Game and All-Defensive Team. Gaffney also played 12 games in EuroChallenge where he averaged 11.6ppg, 5.4rpg, 1.1apg, 1.3spg and 2.1bpg. The previous (10-11) season he played at Utah Flash in D-League. In 38 games he averaged 10.3ppg, 6.8rpg, 2.3apg, 1.4spg and 2.3bpg that season. A very good year in his career as he was voted to USBasket.com All-D-League Honorable Mention and All-Defensive 1st Team. Gaffney also played at Turk Telekom (TBL) in Turkish league that season. In 8 games he averaged 6.0ppg and 2.4rpg. He also played 3 games in EuroChallenge where he averaged 8.0ppg, 4.7rpg and 1.0spg. Gaffney also spent pre-season at the Celtics in NBA that year. In 2009-10 season he was tested by Galil Gilboa (Winner League) in Israel. In only one game he had just 2 points, 2 rebounds, 1 steal and 1 block. Among other achievements Gaffney played in the final of Spanish Catalonian League in 2012. He received also Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Year award back in 2009 at his college time. Gaffney has played previously professionally in NBA (Boston Celtics) and D-League (Utah F.). He attended University of Massachusetts until 2009 and it is his fourth season in pro basketball. Gaffney's game is described as:
A forward who brings a high level of energy and athleticism to any teams he joins. He is a tenacious rebounder and great defender. He was the Atlantic 10 Conference defensive player of the year in 2008-09, and one of the nation's leading shot-blockers.
Agricola Villarrobledo CBV (EBA) signed 22-year old guard Diego Mallou (180-94) from ULE ALN Fundacion CB Leon. In 22 EBA games he had 11.2ppg, 3.1rpg, 2.5apg and 1.5spg last season. Mallou has played previously for two other teams: Ourense and Ourense. Agricola Villarrobledo CBV roster for 2016-2017: Guards: Diego Mallou Jorge Anover Anthony McDonald Forwards: Reco McCarter Junior Fortunat Mario Melero Erikas Kalinicenko Center: Artur Alaminos Coach: Manuel Jimenez By Eurobasket D... [read more]
Ourense Termal (LEB Gold) added to their roster 32-year old naturalized Russian power forward Dmitriy Flis (204-100kg-84). He played last season at ICL Manresa (Liga Endesa). In 30 games he recorded 5.3ppg and 2.1rpg. LEB Gold will be definitely a better match and he can see more playing time. The previous (14-15) season Flis played at Ural Ekaterinburg (Superleague) in Russia where in 32 games he averaged 8.8ppg and 5.0rpg. He helped them to make it to the semifinals. The list of the pas... [read more]
Ourense Termal (LEB Gold) added to their roster 32-year old naturalized Russian power forward Dmitriy Flis (204-100kg-84). He played last season at ICL Manresa (Liga Endesa). In 30 games he recorded 5.3ppg and 2.1rpg. LEB Gold will be definitely a better match and he can see more playing time. The previous (14-15) season Flis played at Ural Ekaterinburg (Superleague) in Russia where in 32 games he averaged 8.8ppg and 5.0rpg. He helped them to make it to the semifinals. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others Flis' team was regular season runner-up in Russian Superleague in 2014. He was also voted Eurobasket.com Spanish LEB Gold All-Domestic Players Team back in 2013. Flis has played previously for four other Spain teams: Joventut, Andorra, Blusens Monbus and Lleida Basquet.
Iberostar Tenerife CB Canarias (Liga Endesa) confirmed in their roster 50-year old coach Jesus Vidorreta (agency: BeoBasket). The previous (14-15) season Vidorreta coached at Movil Estudiantes. His team made it to the Eurocup Semifinals in 2009. Vidorreta has coached previously two other teams: Cornella and La Palma. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in Spain [read more]
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