ANDhe young Baskonia player sidy cissoko will continue his training in the project G-League Ignite, the NBA development league, although he will continue to be linked to the Barça club.
The 18-year-old Gallo base He will live his second year as a professional after playing last season in the ranks of Iraurgi in LEB Plata.
The club from Vitoria indicated that Cissoko “He will share a team with young international basketball projects” in the Ignite project, which competes in exhibition matches in the G-League. “At the end of the season, he will return to the discipline of Baskonia as all parties have agreed”, clarified the Basque team.
He arrived in Vitoria at the age of 13
The French game director arrived in Vitoria at the age of 13 and played his first year in the ranks of Baskonia. The Parisian did the preseason last August with the Barça first team. He has been one of the most outstanding youngsters last season in LEB Oro with averages of 10.8 points and he was the sixth player who received the most fouls (4.6) in the entire competition.
Last April, Sidy Cissoko attended the Nike Hoop Summit held in Portlandwhere he shared experience with the best junior players in the world.