By Aris Barkas/ firstname.lastname@example.org
Readying to compete in Spain’s Liga Endesa after the promotion from LEB Oro, Coviran Granada boosted the squad with experience in the form of Alex Renfroe.
Renfroe, 36, inked a one-year contract, the team announced Wednesday morning following Eurohoops’ report on the two sides nearing a deal.
Alex Renfroe is near a deal with Granada.The 36-years old guard is ready for one more season in @ACBCOM
— Aris Barkas (@arbarkas) August 23, 2022
Renfroe is a veteran of 128 games played between Hereda San Pablo Burgos, Baxi Manresa, Barcelona Lassa, Laboral Kutxa Baskonia, and Blancos de Rueda Valladolid in the ACB. Spain has covered a large chunk of his lengthy professional career additionally stretching to Russia, Serbia, Germany, Croatia, and Latvia over the years.
The former Belmont standout averaged 8.6 points, 4.7 assists, 3.4 rebounds, and 1.1 steals per contest in 2021-22, the 13th campaign of his professional career and second at Burgos. During the two years at Burgos, he celebrated a couple of titles in the Basketball Champions League in 2020 and 2021, plus the 2021 FIBA Intercontinental Cup. The stint included 26 appearances in the BCL, following up on the previous 73 games played in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague and 38 in the 7DAYS EuroCup.
Internationally, he represented Bosnia-Herzegovina in the 2015 EuroBasket and 2019 FIBA World Cup European Pre-Qualifiers as the naturalized member of the national team.
Granada re-signed David Iriarte early today, Tuesday. Reinforcing the squad with Dejan Todorovic and Luke Maye highlighted the offseason so far. Lluis Costa, Christian Diaz, Thomas Bropleh, Pere Tomas, Jacobo Diaz, Ramon Vila, and Petit Niang are also confirmed in the 2022-23 squad with Pablo Pin staying as head coach.
Photo Credit: Basketball Champions League