December 20, 2014
VALENCIA BASKET lands Lafayette
July 12, 2013
Oliver Lafayette  - Zalgiris Kaunas - EB12Valencia Basket reached an agreement with playmaker Oliver Lafayette to work together until the end of the 2013-14 season, the club announced Friday. Lafayette (1.88 meters, 29 years old) arrives from Zalgiris Kaunas, where he averaged 7.9 points on 90% free throw shooting and 2.8 assists in 23 Turkish Airlines Euroleague games last season. He helped Zalgiris to win the Lithuanian League and make it to the VTB League semifinals and the Euroleague Top 16. He has also played for Anadolu Efes Istanbul in Turkey, Asseco Prokom Gdynia in Poland, Partizan mt:s Belgrade in Serbia, Fort Wayne in the NBA Development League, Boston in the NBA, Maccabi Ashdod in Israel, as well as for Vaqueros de Agua Prieta and Correcaminos UAT Victoria in Mexico. He helped Efes to reach the Turkish League finals in 2012. Lafayette, who has played 45 Euroleague games with Partizan, Prokom, Efes and Zalgiris, is set to make his Eurocup debut with Valencia next season.
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