UNICS adds forward Morgan

Jun 25, 2018 by Eurocupbasketball.com Print
UNICS adds forward Morgan
UNICS Kazan bolstered its frontcourt by signing power forward Raymar Morgan to a one-year deal, with an option to extend it for another season, the club announced Monday. Morgan (2.03 meters, 29 years old) arrives from Tofas Bursa, where he averaged 15.6 points and 4.9 rebounds in 10 7DAYS EuroCup games last season. He was the eighth-best scorer in the Regular Season, ranking fourth in two-point shots made (57). He joined Tofas from ratiopharm Ulm, where he averaged 14.4 points and 4.1 rebounds in 14 EuroCup games in the 2016-17 season. He boosted his numbers up to 17.7 points and 6.7 rebounds in 42 German League games, earning regular season MVP honors. Morgan started his career with Maccabi Rishon Le-Zion of Israel and also played for Pinar Karsiyaka Izmir of Turkey, Ironi Ashkelon and GreenTops Netanya of Israel, Panathinaikos Athens of Greece and BG Goettingen of Germany before joining Ulm before the start of the 2015-16 season. He was also a member of the USA national team, getting a silver medal at the 2007 U19 World Championships. In three EuroCup seasons with Ulm and Tofas, Morgan averaged 14.1 points and five rebounds in 39 games.