Gran Canaria re-signs veteran guard Oliver

Jun 19, 2017 by Eurocupbasketball.com Print
Gran Canaria re-signs veteran guard Oliver
Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas announced that experienced playmaker Albert Oliver will keep playing for the team next season. Oliver (1.87 meters, 39 years old) is set to start his fifth season with Gran Canaria. He averaged 4.9 points and 5 assists in 16 7DAYS EuroCup games last season, helping his team reach the playoffs. Oliver lifted Gran Canaria's first trophy, the Spanish SuperCup, earlier this season. He helped Gran Canaria reach the EuroCup Finals in 2015 and the semifinals lin 2016. Oliver also played the Spanish Copa del Rey final with Gran Canaria in 2016. He has played his whole career in Spain - Oliver started it with Sant Josep and Joventut, and also played for Basquet Lleida, Basquet Manresa, Valencia Basket and Estudiantes Madrid. He has amassed 613 points and 348 assists, ranking fifth all-time in the competition, in 101 EuroCup career games.He is one of only seven players to take part in more than 100 EuroCup showdowns.