Kalise Gran Canaria keeps Marcus Norris

Aug 01, 2009 by Eurocupbasketball.com Print
Marcus Norris - Kalise Gran CanariaKalise Gran Canaria reached a new agreement with point guard Marcus Norris, who extended his contract until the end until the end of the 2009-10 season. Gran Canaria keeps an option to keep the player for one more year. Norris (185, 34) averaged 8.7 points and 3.7 assists in 6 Eurocup games last season. In his four seasons with Gran Canaria, Norris helped the team to make it to the Spanish League playoffs in 2006, 2007 and 2009. Norris has also played for BC Kyiv in Ukraine, Bnei Hasharon in Israel, Portugal Telecom Lisboa in Portugal, Slavonski Brod in Croatia and Pyrbasket in Finland. He helped Kyiv to lift the Ukrainian Cup title in 2005, as well as lifting the Portuguese League trophy with Portugal Telecom in 2001 and 2003. Norris was also the 1996-97 Finnish League top scorer (32.3 ppg.) playing for Pyrbasket. "Marcus Norris has been an important piece in our team in the last few years," Gran Canaria sports director Himar Ojeda said. "We are happy to carry on counting on him."