Luca vildoza leave the TD Systems Baskonia to play in the New York Knicks, with whom it has reached an agreement to the next four seasons and an economic amount of 13.6 million dollars, as advanced ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, to whom the news confirmed the player’s agent in the United States, Alex Saratsis of Octagon Sports.
Vildoza, one of the best bases in European basketball, will pay his exit clause of two million euros to the baskonista team and you will fly to New York once you pass the immigration process. There is no clear timetable for your arrival this season, based on immigration, physicals and protocols.
The Knicks they had the salary cap space and they have preferred to get ahead of the summer free agency and now secure the hiring of the 25-year-old Argentine international, who would have been one of the best free agents available among point guards in the summer market of 2021.
By signing three years not guaranteed in the contract the Knicks will have a chance to evaluate Vildoza at the Olympics, the Summer League and the training campus before committing to a full warranty for the following seasons.
The man from Mar del Plata leaves Vitoria, where he has played four seasons and a total of 228 official matches with the Barça shirt. Vildoza was also the author of the basket that gave Baskonia their last league title and got the Best Player title in the 2019-2020 season.
Through a press release, the Baskonia appreciated their “work, dedication and commitment” during these four seasons and wished him the best of luck on a personal and professional level.
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