Unicaja shores up frontourt with Augustine

Aug 03, 2017 by Euroleague.net Print
Unicaja shores up frontourt with Augustine

Unicaja Malaga bolstered its frontcourt by signing James Augustine to a one-year deal, the club announced. Augustine (2.08 meters, 24 years old) arrives from CSKA Moscow, where he averaged 6.0 points and 4.5 rebounds in 34 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague games last season. He helped CSKA win the VTB United League title and reach the EuroLeague Final Four last season. Augustine ranked fifth in the EuroLeague in two-point shooting percentage (67.2%) and was seventh in rebounds per 40 minutes (11). Augustine made his  EuroLeague debut with Valencia Basket in the 2010-11 season and later played two EuroLeague seasons with Khimki Moscow Region. He helped Khimki win the EuroCup in 2015, too. Augustine started his career with Anaheim of the D-League and has also played for Orlando of the NBA and Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas and UCAM Murcia of Spain.