Barcelona extends big man Davies

Jul 08, 2020 by Print

FC Barcelona and center Brandon Davies reached an agreement to extend his contract through the end of the 2021-22 season, the club announced Wednesday. Davies (2.08 meters, 28 years old) was already under contract for one more season and this deal will keep him at the club for an additional year. He averaged 9.6 points and 3.9 rebounds in 28 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague games last season, his first in Barcelona. Davies already played two seasons for Sarunas Jasikevicius, Barcelona's new head coach, at Zalgiris Kaunas. Davies averaged 14.2 points on 55.9% two-point shooting and 5.5 rebounds in 34 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague games in 2018-19. In his first EuroLeague campaign, Davies was the EuroLeague MVP for April 2018 after taking Zalgiris to the Final Four for the first time this century. In his two seasons with Zalgiris, Davies won back-to-back Lithuanian League titles and lifted the Lithuanian Cup in 2018. Davies has also played for Philadelphia and Brooklyn in the NBA, Chalon-sur-Saone and AS Monaco in France and Pallacanestro Varese in Italy. He helped Monaco win the French Leaders Cup in 2017.