ANDl American player with Nigerian passport Stanley okoye (1.98, 30 years old) returns to Casademont Zaragoza, with whom he has signed for the next two seasons, and becomes the fourth incorporation of the Aragonese team for the 2021-22 season.
“Remembered for his spectacular on the court, Casademont Zaragoza incorporates a forward who brings power and athletic ability to the perimeter “, explains the” rojillo “team.
Okoye will return to the club where he triumphed in the 2018-19 season, in which he left for the “red tide” ‘winning baskets such as those achieved on the MoraBanc Andorra and Ibersotar Tenerife courts or mates such as the one achieved against Barcelona in the Prince Felipe .
Okoye left most of its caps in the Endesa League with the elastic of the then Tecnyconta Zaragoza, with the 30 points and a PIR of 32 against Unicaja, the 8 triples against UCAM Murcia, 11 rebounds against Barcelona or the five assists against Real Madrid.
Okoye signed, in the 37 games played, 14.6 points, 1.2 rebounds and 1.4 assists, which earned him to be included in the league’s quintet as the best forward.
The last two seasons he has played in the Herbalife Gran Canaria. In the last exercise, Okoye signed 8.7 points, 3 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game in the League with an average of 20 minutes of play in the 37 games played. In Eurocup he played 18 games with 11 points, 4.1 sacks and 1.2 basket passes per game in an average of 22 minutes played.
International with Nigeria is included in the list of 15 players for the dispute of the Tokyo Olympics.
Last weekend Okoye’s Nigerian team surprised the team by beating the USA (90-87) in the clash played in the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, being the first time that an African team beat the North Americans.
This Monday, they also beat the Argentina team (71-94). Okoye had 3 points, 5 rebounds and 1 assist against the USA, while against the Albiceleste he obtained 4 points, 3 rebounds and 3 steals in just 11 minutes.