Zalgiris puts Perez in backcourt

Jul 09, 2019 by Euroleague.net Print
Zalgiris puts Perez in backcourt

Zalgiris Kaunas signed point guard Alex Perez for its revamped backcourt, the club announced on Tuesday. Perez (1.91 meters, 26 years old) arrives from Banvit Bandirma where he averaged 14.7 points and 5.6 assists in the Turkish League last season as well as 12.8 points, 5.1 assists, 3.4 rebounds and 1.9 steals in the Basketball Champions League. Perez started his professional career in his native Mexico with Soles de Mexicali in 2013 and had two more stints with that club over the years. He has also played for La Guaira in Venezuela, San Lorenzo in Argentina, Maccabi Haifa in Israel and VEF Riga in Latvia. A member of the Mexican national team, Perez is now set to make his Turkish Airlines EuroLeague debut.