Valencia acquires Lopez-Arostegui from Badalona

2021-07-06T01:36:04+00:00 2021-07-06T12:27:17+00:00.

Antonis Stroggylakis

06/Jul/21 01:36

Xabi Lopez-Arostegui moves to Valencia.

By Eurohoops team/

Valencia used the buyout clause in swingman Xabi Lopez-Arostegui’s contract with Joventut Badalona in order to acquire the player, per Joventut.

Lopez-Arostegui grew up playing with Badalona’s youth squads and played for has been with the team ever since. The Catalan side mentions that they offered him a contract extension in January that was turned down by his agent and that they “feel sorry” for the player’s lack of response these months.

In 2020-21, Lopez-Arostegui averaged 12.3 points and 4.9 rebounds in the EuroCup.