Tofas adds Caleb Homesley, Trevor Thompson joins Peristeri

2023-07-06T13:59:53+00:00 2023-07-06T16:55:48+00:00.

Nikola Miloradovic

06/Jul/23 13:59

Two American players, Caleb Homesley and Trevor Thompson, have found new teams in the Basketball Champions League

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Tofas Bursa made their second transfer of the new season by reaching an agreement with Caleb Homesley, who previously played for BC Zenit Saint Petersburg in the VTB United League.

In the 2022-2023 season, he averaged 11.2 points in 48 games for Zenit, helping them reach the semi-finals of the VTB League.

After spending five years playing college basketball at Liberty, Homesley joined the Erie BayHawks in the G League in 2021 before making the move to the Hamburg Towers. He had a strong season in the EuroCup, earning a spot on the All-EuroCup Second Team, before joining Zenit last summer.

Top rebounder from Italian league joins Peristeri

In other news, Peristeri bwin announced the signing of Trevor Thompson for the 2023-2024 season.

Thompson, a 29-year-old center standing at 2.13 meters, was the top rebounder in the Italian league while playing for Givova Scafati last season. In 30 games in Legabasket, he averaged 9.5 points, 8.1 rebounds, and 1.2 blocks in 23 minutes per game.

Thompson has had a varied career, playing for teams such as Antibes Sharks, Antwerp Giants, Pieno žvaigždės, Tuři Svitavy, Kangoeroes Basket Mechelen, Twarde Pierniki Toruń, and Zadar in Europe. He also spent a season in the G League with the Santa Cruz Warriors.

Tony Meier to stay with King Szczecin

King Szczecin, the Polish champions set to compete in the Basketball Champions League for the 2023-24 season, has announced the contract extension of Tony Meier until 2025.

Meier, an American forward who played college basketball at Milwaukee, began his professional career in Australia before moving to Europe. He had a short stint with the Frankston Blues before signing with Vitoria de Guimaraes in Portugal. Subsequently, Meier played for Starogard Gdański, Apollon Patras, Nymburk, Lavrio, Promitheas Patras, and Stelmet Zielona Góra. He then joined Szczecin, where he played a key role in winning the championship last season.

Tony Meier is a standout player in his own right. Especially during the playoffs, he demonstrated that he is the cornerstone of our team. His experience was invaluable for our young squad. He guarantees quality in both training and matches. I am delighted that Tony will continue to be a Seawolf in Szczecin,” said Arkadiusz Miloszewski, coach of King Szczecin.