Unicaja brings big man Gabriel home

Jan 30, 2015 by Euroleague.net Print
Unicaja brings big man Gabriel home
Unicaja Malaga reached an agreement with big man German Gabriel join forces for the remainder of the season, the club announced Friday. Gabriel (2.07 meters, 34 years old) arrives from Bilbao Basket, where he averaged 12.4 points and 4 rebounds in 15 Eurocup games last season. Gabriel grew up in Malaga and Unicaja was his first professional club; he made his Spanish League debut in the 1999-00 season and played there for two more years. He returned to Malaga in the 2003-04 seasons and had a third stint with the club from 2007 to 2009. Gabriel has also played for CB Girona and Estudiantes Madrid in Spain and for Marinos de Anzoategui in his native Venezuela. Gabriel has also been a member of the Spanish national team. He helped Spain win the U18 World Championship in 1999 and a bronze medal at EuroBasket 2013. He lifted the FIBA Eurocup trophy with Girona in 2007. Gabriel will be inscribed before Top 16 Round 8, when all teams have a final opportunity to bolster their rosters.