The RETAbet Bilbao Basket announced the hiring of the Brazilian international base for a season Rafa Luz, which thus becomes the fifth signing of the Basque team for the next campaign.
Before Light, 29 years old and 1.88 meters tall, the Bilbao team confirmed in recent weeks the incorporation of Lithuanian power forward Gytis Masiulis, French forward Valentin Mustache, the American escort Andrew Goudelock and Extremadura power forward Alejandro Galán.
The new ‘man in black’ comes from Kedainiai Nevezis Lithuanian, although he has an experience of 258 matches in the Endesa League with Unicaja, grenade, Alicante, Obradoiro, Baskonia, Morabanc Andorra and UCAM Murcia, with whom he played nine games last season.
Light He has recently played the pre-Olympic with his team averaging 6.5 points, 2.3 rebounds, 2 assists and a PIR of 11.5 in 15.6 minutes of play. With Brazil He also played the 2016 Rio Games and won the 2015 Pan American gold medal.
The sports director of the Bilbao
Basket, Rafa Pueyo, highlights that the South American point guard will contribute “experience and knowledge of the game and of the Endesa League.”
“He is a player who thinks about the team first and helps his teammates to express their virtues. Defensively he is a high-level player and can defend both guards and guards and in attack he is an aggressive player, but who makes few mistakes. “, he points out Pueyo in statements released by the club.