Two days before the end of the registration period (closes Sunday), the Basketball Section of the Academic presented the American base, Joseph “Joe” Laravie as reinforcement for the second half of the season.
The 23-year-old, former Southern Indiana University, is already working under coach Ivo Rego, although he is not yet available for tomorrow's match (21H00) against Oliveirense, in the 19th round of the Professional Basketball League.
With 1.91 meters, the base, who can also play as a winger, will occupy the vacancy of the Malian post Bakary Konate, which is coming out of the students.
“We already had references from this player and we knew what could help us. It is an opportunity that we had to increase resources at the level of the outdoor game ”, assumed, during the presentation, the assistant coach of Académica, Bernardo Folhas.
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