Munich (AFP) – Bayern Munich’s basketball players have cemented themselves in their midfield with an experienced American player.
From Maccabi Tel Aviv, Othello Hunter joined the Bundesliga club, the club announced. The 35-year-old started his career with the Atlanta Hawks in the Elite League NBA Energetic. From 2014 to 2019 he played for the biggest European club Olympiacos, Real Madrid CSKA Moscow – at the end of his two years in Russia He won the Euroleague title. At Bayern, he will replace Galen Reynolds, who will return to Tel Aviv.
“Honestly, in the past few weeks after the two not easy years, including the case of Covid, I haven’t thought much about basketball and wanted to relax above all else,” the American professional said from his home vacation in Charlotte. “But when Bayern’s offer came with coach Trencheri, whom I have been following and known for a long time, I did not think twice about him.
“The value of his presence on the court and in the dressing room will not be measured for us,” said sporting director Daniele Paese. “We are very proud that such a wonderful and highly decorated player will play for us and be by our side.” .
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