Spurs to sign Luka Samanic

2019-06-27T22:38:47+00:00 2019-06-27T22:43:20+00:00.

Antonis Stroggylakis

27/Jun/19 22:38

Eurohoops.net

Luka Samanic will play in the NBA next season.

By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net

The San Antonio Spurs are signing Croatian forward Luka Samanic, their 2019 first-round Draft pick. Per an announcement by Petrol Olimpija, Samanic’s 2018-2019 team, the Slovenian club has reached an agreement with the Spurs for the player to be released and join San Antonio.

Samanic, 19, played 49 games in three competitions in 2018-2019: The Basketball Champions League, the ABA League and the Slovenian League. He averaged 8.2 points and 5.0 rebounds per game in the Basketball Champions League.

He was selected with the 19th overall pick by the Spurs.

“I had a great time in Ljubljana. Over the past year, I have learned a lot, both from my teammates and my coaches. I wish all the best to the everyone in the club,” Samanic said.

Photo: Petrol Olimpija/Ales Fevzer, via ABA League.