The Baxi Manresa announced on Tuesday the incorporation of the Swedish base Melwin pantzar to reinforce the team on the last day of the Endesa League, which will play against Baskonia next Sunday (6.30 pm).
The losses in the guard-point guard position have forced the club to look for a reinforcement like Pantzar (21 years and 1.91 tall) to finish the season. He is a player trained in the lower categories of the Real Madrid and who has played this season in the ranks of Real Valladolid in the LEB Oro, after military last year in the Monaco, recently proclaimed champion of the Eurocup.
The Stockholm-born player trained in Madrid to continue his Swedish basketball career before returning to Spain. Precisely, in the Madrid team he made his debut in the Endesa League, the 2017-18 season, under the guidance of Pablo Laso and, a season later, he also debuted with the same team in the Euroleague.
This season, Pantzar He has proven to be a physical base, who can also combine the position of game manager with that of guard. International for Sweden, he has played 26 games this year with Valladolid, with an average of 7.3 points per game and 9.7 valuation credits.
The signing of Melwin Pantzar has been forced by the numerous casualties that affect the Manresa box. This same week the club has communicated that the escort Makai mason and the eaves Guillem Jou they are low for the last game. In addition, the base Dani garcia is doubt and the other base of the team, Dani perez, he’s been injured for weeks.
All this has led the technician, Pedro Martinez, to have only the base of the subsidiary Marc Penarroya, who has played only two Endesa League games this season.