Barcelona strengthens frontline with Singleton

Jul 17, 2018 by Euroleague.net Print
Barcelona strengthens frontline with Singleton
FC Barcelona Lassa strengthened its frontcourt with the signing of veteran big man Chris Singleton, who spent the past two seasons with Panathinaikos Athens. Singleton (2.06 meters, 28 years old) has been among the premier players in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague over the past three seasons. He averaged 10.3 points on 46.1% three-point shooting plus 5.8 rebounds and 1.0 steals in 34 EuroLeague appearances for the Greens last season. Singleton also won back-to-back Greek League championships and one Greek Cup in his time with the club. He debuted in the EuroLeague in the 2015-16 season with from Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar, which he helped to its first-ever Final Four and played a big role on that, especially in do-or-die Game 5 of his team's playoffs series against Barcelona. Singleton grabbed 12 rebounds in Game 5 and scored 11 of his 16 points in a 14-0 run that sent Lokomotiv to victory and sealed its place in Berlin. He started his professional career with Washington of the NBA and also played for Jiangsu Nangang Dragons Nanjing of China and Oklahoma City of the D-League before joining Lokomotiv.