Unicaja adds point guard Lafayette

Jul 18, 2016 by Eurocupbasketball.com Print
Unicaja adds point guard Lafayette
Unicaja Malaga improved its backcourt for the upcoming season by inking point guard Oliver Lafayette to a one-year deal on Monday. Lafayette (1.88 meters, 32 years old) arrives from EA7 Emporio Armani Milan, where he averaged 8.4 points, 3.1 assists and 1.9 steals in 9 7DAYS EuroCup games last season. He also played the 2015-16 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague with Milan, averaging 7.3 point and 2.1 assists in 10 games. Lafayette helped Milan win the Italian double - league and cup titles - last season. He already played for Unicaja head coach Joan Plaza in the 2012-13 season, as they helped Zalgiris Kaunas win the Lithuanian League title. Lafayette has also played for Correcaminos UAT Victoria and Vaqueros de Agua Prieta of Mexico, Erie Bay ans Fort Wayne of the D-League, Boston of the NBA, Partizan Belgrade of Serbia, Maccabi Ashdod of Israel, Asseco Prokom Gdynia of Poland, Anadolu Efes Istanbul of Turkey, Valencia Basket of Spain and Olympiacos Piraeus of Greece. He helped Valencia win the EuroCup title in 2014. Lafayette also lifted the Greek League trophy and reached the EuroLeague final with Olympiacos in 2015.