American player with Nigerian passport Stanley
Okoye (1.98, 30 years old) returns to Casademont
Saragossa, with whom he has signed for the next two seasons, and becomes the fourth incorporation of the Aragonese team for the 2021-22 season.
“Remembered for its spectacular nature on the court, Casademont Zaragoza incorporates a forward who brings power and athletic ability to the perimeter,” explains the “rojillo” team.
Okoye will return to the club where he triumphed in the 2018-19 season, in which he left for the “red tide” ‘winning baskets like those achieved on the MoraBanc Andorra and Iberostar Tenerife or mates like the one achieved against Barcelona in Prince Felipe.
Okoye left most of its caps in the Endesa League with the elastic of then Tecnyconta Zaragoza, with 30 points and a PIR of 32 against Unicaja, the 8 triples before UCAM Murcia, 11 rebounds against Barcelona or the five assists against Real Madrid.
Okoye In the 37 games played, he signed 14.6 points, 1.2 rebounds and 1.4 assists, which earned him to be included in the league’s quintet as the best forward.
The last two seasons he has been a member of Herbalife Gran canaria. In the last exercise, Okoye He signed 8.7 points, 3 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game in the League with an average of 20 minutes of play in the 37 games played.
International with Nigeria is included in the list of 15 players for the dispute of the Tokyo Olympics.
Last weekend the Nigerian national team of Okoye gave the surprise by beating the combined USA (90-87) in the clash played in the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, being the first time that an African team beat the North Americans.
This Monday, in addition, they beat the selection of Argentina (71-94). Okoye he signed 3 points, 5 rebounds and 1 assist against the USA, while against the albiceleste he obtained 4 points, 3 rebounds and 3 steals in just 11 minutes.