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Crvena Zvezda has signed centers Dusan Ristic and Michael Ojo, according to Serbian website Max Bet Sports. The two players are expected to be the next transfers of the Serbian powerhouse, after the acquisition of Billy Baron.
Ristic had been looking for a return to Europe after not being selected in the 2018 NBA Draft and was in talks with Crvena Zvezda. The Serbian big had briefly played for Red Star back in 2013-2014 and even appeared in two EuroLeague games, against Baskonia and Lietuvos Rytas.
As for Ojo, he’s also acquainted with Crvena Zvezda since he played against them multiple times in 2017-2018 with FMP. The 25-year-old Nigerian/American center averaged 11.7 points and 5.9 rebounds in ABA League plus 10.6 points and 5.5 rebounds in the Serbian League, helping FMP reach the Finals, where they faced Crvena Zvezda.
Both Ristic and Ojo will make their EuroCup debut next season.