Union Olimpija signs big man Kanacevic

Aug 13, 2014 by Eurocupbasketball.com Print
Union Olimpija signs big man Kanacevic
Halil Kanacevic joins Olimpija

Union Olimpija Ljubljana kept getting ready for its second consecutive Eurocup season by inking big man Halil Kanacevic to a one-year deal on Tuesday. Kanacevic (2.03 meters, 22 years old) arrives from Virtus Rome, where he averaged 5.1 points and 3.3 rebounds in 11 Italian League games last season, helping it reach the semifinals. Rome was Kanacevic's first stop as a professional, right after finishing his college career at St. Joseph's University. He averaged 10.8 points, 8.8 rebounds, 4.4 assists and 1.5 blocks in 34 NCAA games last season before joining Virtus. Kanacevic has also been a member of the Montenegrin U20 national team.