Sassari adds scorer Sosa, big man Todic

Jul 07, 2014 by Print
Sassari adds scorer Sosa, big man Todic
Edgar Sosa - Ratiopharm Ulm - EC13 (photo ratiopharm Ulm - bildwerk89)

Dinamo Banco di Sardegna made couple more additions ahead of its Turkish Airlines Euroleague debut, announcing the signings of guard Edgar Sosa and big forward Miroslav Todic to one-year deals on Monday morning. Club added another scorer to its backcourt with Sosa (1.90 meters, 26 years old) who arrives from German side ratiopharm Ulm, which he led to the Eurocup elimination rounds last season. Sosa enjoyed an instant-offense role off the bench and averaged 11.5 points and 3.9 assists in 15 Eurocup games. He was a key factor in Ulm advancing past the Last 32 with 14.7 points on 61.3% three-point shooting and 3.8 assists in that six-game phase. Sosa was 10th in the Eurocup in assists-per-minute (7.35 assists per 40 minutes).

A native of the Dominican Republic, Sosa grew up in New York and played college basketball at the University of Louisville, where he was a teammate of EA7 Emporio Armani Milan big man Samardo Samuels. Sosa made his professional in 2010 for Pallacanestro Biella in Italy, but his career was derailed when he suffered a broken leg playing for the Dominican national team at the 2011 FIBA Americas Championship. After a year-long recovery, he returned to action for Reales de la Vega in the Dominican Republic, and also played for Valladolid in Spain and Cangrejeros de Santurce in Puerto Rico before joining Ulm.

Todic (2.05 meters, 29 years old) returns to the Turkish Airlines Euroleague action a decade after his debut with Opel Skyliners Frankfurt of Germany, when he appeared in 7 games in 2004-05 season, with averages of 2.0 points and 2.3 rebounds, including a double-double of 12 points plus 10 rebounds in win against Panathinaikos Athens. Big man who can play either as a power forward or center spent last season with Enel Brindisi, where coming off the bench he posted 8.0 points on 57.4% two-point accuracy, and 4.9 rebounds in the Italian League. During his career, Todic played for Radnik Bijeljina of his native Bosnia and Herzegovina, was a member of FMP Zeleznik in Serbia, Krka Novo Mesto and Union Olimpija in Slovenia, Kronberg in Germany, also played for Kolossos, Olympia Larissas and Ilysiakos Athens in Greece, Sundsvall Dragons in Sweden, Achilleas in Cyprus, Forli in Italy, as well as Politekhnika-Halychyna and Khimik Yuzhne in Ukraine.