Ángel Delgado reinforces the inner game of Bilbao Basket

The RETAbet Bilbao
Basket confirmed the signing of the Dominican pivot for one season Angel
slim coming from Movistar
Students and that it becomes the sixth incorporation of the Basque team for the next campaign.

Before slim, 26 years old and 2.08 meters tall, the Bilbao team confirmed the incorporation of Lithuanian power forward Gytis Masiulis, French forward Valentin Mustache, the American escort Andrew Goudelock and Extremadura power forward Alejandro Prince and the Brazilian point guard Rafa Light.

The new Bilbao Basket player arrives at Peephole after becoming one of the dominant centers of the last stretch of the past League
Endesa, in which he was nominated as the most valuable player for the months of April and May.

In your first year ACB with the student team he averaged 8.5 points, 7.9 rebounds and a PIR of 13 in the regular season, although his numbers improved to 15.9 points, 12.9 rebounds and a PIR of 24.5 in his last ten games with the Madrid team shirt.

Before making the leap to Europe, slim played in the NCAA with the University of Seton
Hall and before playing the Development League with Agua Caliente Clippers, the group linked to the Los Angeles franchise, with which he made his debut in the NBA in the 2018-2019 season.

In the 2019-2020 academic year, before reaching Students, credited 8.5 points, 5.7 rebounds and a PIR of 9.2 with the Hapoel holon Israeli.

The sporting director of Bilbao Basket, Rafa
Pueyo, highlights that Delgado will provide “rebounding instinct in both rings” after crediting last year to be “a first-rate player” in that facet.

“He is also a very effective player near the rim, where he uses his body and shooting feints very well. Defensively, he plays hard and is good in pick & roll situations. We hope that he will give us strength and security in our area,” he underlines Pueyo.

With the arrival of Delgado the Bilbao
Basket It has practically outlined its squad which would be missing by joining a ‘five’ to replace Ondrej Balvin and that according to different information could be the exNBA Jeff Withey.

In the absence of materializing the possible exits of Jaylon Brown, John Jenkins -both included by the Bilbao Basket on the list of players subject to the right of first refusal- and Arnoldas Kulboka will remain in Peephole next course Jonathan Rousselle, Ludde Hakanson, Tomeu Rigo, Alex Kings and Regimantas Miniots.

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