DIt was loaded with news within Unicaja. The Los Guindos team, which was inaugurated as president this Wednesday with the arrival of Antonio Jesús López Nieto, has also made the second signing of this summer market. The Malaga team has taken over the services of Marco Spissu. The point guard comes from Dinamo Sassari, where he shone in the last edition of the FIBA ??Basketball Champions League. The Italian game director signs for the next two courses and Unicaja has paid close to 90,000 euros for his signing. He will accompany Alberto Díaz in the position of ‘1’.
At 26 years old and 1.86 tall, in recent seasons he has been one of the most promising players in the Italian LEGA. Born in the capital of Sardinia, Sassari, he trained precisely at Dinamo in the Sardinian town, where he was part of the first team for the last 4 seasons. In the 2020-21 campaign he has been one of the outstanding players of Dinamo Sassari, with numbers in Italian LEGA of 12.7 points, 5.4 assists, 42.1% in 3-point shots and a PIR of 15.9.
Regarding his performances in Basketball Champions League, his averages are very similar, 11.6 points, 6.9 assists, 49% from 3-point shots and a PIR of 15.4. With these data, Spissu finished as one of the best point guards in both competitions, for example he finished as the top assistant in the European competition and fifth in this section of basket passes in the transalpine league.
Interestingly, Spissu is the first Italian to play for Unicaja in its history. The base said goodbye to the Sardinian club on his social networks. “I want to thank the club for giving me the opportunity to play in the most important championship in Europe. It is a sporting choice dictated by my personal ambition, at my age it is good to be able to take this train. I am and will always be linked to Dinamo, they I am grateful for all these four wonderful years. I hope to be able to bring out the name of Sassari and the Sardinians in Spain “, he commented just before the official announcement of his arrival on the Costa del Sol. Unicaja will now focus on the search for a pivot to put The icing on the staff at least for now.