FCB Lassa signs two-time Eurocup champ Ribas

Jul 23, 2015 by Euroleague.net Print
FCB Lassa signs two-time Eurocup champ Ribas
FC Barcelona Lassa further strengthened its roster by signing guard Pau Ribas to a three-deal, the club announced Thursday. Ribas (1.96 meters, 28 years old) arrives from Valencia Basket, where he has played for the last three seasons. He averaged 9.4 points on 42.2% three-point shooting, 3.4 assists and 1.3 steals in 10 Eurocup games last season. Ribas played a key role in helping Valencia win the Eurocup title in 2014; He hit a series-winning shot as Valencia eliminated Khimki Moscow Region in the eighthfinals. Ribas also helped Valencia reach the Eurocup semifinals and the Copa del Rey final in 2013 and made it to the Spanish League semifinals in each of the last two seasons. Ribas started his career with Joventut Badalona, which he joined at age 5 and eventually became its youngest-ever team captain. He helped Joventut win the then-called ULEB Cup title in 2008. Ribas also lifted the FIBA Eurocup trophy with Joventut in 2006 and won the Copa del Rey in 2008. He has also played for Laboral Kutxa Vitoria, which he helped win the Spanish League title in 2010. Ribas has also played for the Spanish national team.