Unicaja lands forward Brooks

Jul 06, 2016 by Eurocupbasketball.com Print
Unicaja lands forward Brooks
Unicaja Malaga added size and versatility to its roster by inking forward Jeff Brooks to a one-year deal on Wednesday. Brooks (2.03 meters, 27 years old) arrives from Avtodor Saratov, where he averaged 13.1 points and 8.2 rebounds in 13 Eurocup games last season, his first in the competition. He led the 2015-16 Eurocup in performance index ranking average (21.3 per game), ranking 3rd in rebounds and 8th in free throw percentage (89.6%). Brooks joined Avtodor from Dinamo Banco di Sardegna Sassari, where he averaged 9.3 points, 5 rebounds and 2 steals in 8 Turkish Airlines Euroleague games in the 2014-15 season. He helped Sassari win as many as three domestic titles - the Italian Supercup, the Italian Cup and the Italian League. Brooks started his professional career with Fileni BPA Jesi and made his Euroleague debut with FoxTown Cantu in the 2012-13 season, averaging 8.3 points and 4.9 rebounds in 10 games. He has also played for Pasta Reggia JuveCaserta also of Italy.