Baskonia officially adds Tonye Jekiri

2020-07-11T10:22:42+00:00 2020-07-11T10:33:29+00:00.

Antonis Stroggylakis

11/Jul/20 10:22

Tonye Jekiri moves to the new Spanish League champions.

By Eurohoops team/

Baskonia announced the addition of center Tonye Jekiri on a two-year deal. The Nigerian big man becomes the third new signing of the reigning ACB champions after forward Rokas Giedraitis and forward Alec Peters.

In 2019-2020, the 25-year-old Jekiri averaged 8.7 points, 7.5 rebounds and 12.8 PIR with ASVEL Villeurbanne in his debut EuroLeague run before the suspension of the season. He was EuroLeague’s second-top rebounder and considered among the top rookies in the competition.

By joining Baskonia, Jekiri will compete in Spain for the first time in his career.