Cory Higgins, one of the pillars of the current project of the Barça In basketball, he would agree to the renewal offer that the Barça club has proposed to him, extending his remaining one by two more years. Thus, Higgins He would remain in the team until 2024, according to the @ScoutingBasketW Twitter account and other sources confirm.
At 32 years old, the Californian guard has reached maximum maturity in the two seasons he has been in the Barça, averaging 12.2 points per game this year with 36.7% accuracy in triples and 46.6% in field goals, in addition to 2.23 assists, all in all competitions playing an average of 25 minutes per match.
His performance in the first game of the final playoff on the track of the Madrid (26 points with 8 of 11 in field goals and 8 of 10 in free kicks) was fundamental for the Barça he will snatch the home field advantage from the whites and deal a resounding blow to their aspirations.
The final play of the semifinal of the Euroleague before him Armani Milan, which earned him the triumph Barça and qualification for the final, as well as his performance in the Cup, in which he was MVP with 19 points on average) were two of his other highlights of the season.
With Mirotic committed until 2025 and now Higgins Until 2024, Barça underpins two pillars of the current squad in the long term. Calathes He also has a contract for two more years, the same as Kuric or the technician Sarunas Jasikevicius.
Born June 14, 1989 in Danville, California, Higgins He has been in European basketball for seven seasons, five initially in Russian and later in Barça. He is the son of the former player Rod
Higgins, close friend of Michael
Jordan during their time in the NBA, hence the Bulls star became Cory’s godfather after his birth. Later he hired him temporarily for the then called Charlotte Bobcats.