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Panellinios lands point guard Mustafa Shakur
Jan 23, 2009
by Vassilis Skountis, Athens
Days before the start of the Eurocup Last 16 round, Panellinios announced the signing of point guard Mustafa Shakur for the remainder of the season. Shakur (191, 24) started the season with Spanish side Tau Ceramica, but the teams terminated his contract on Thursday. At Tau, he averaging 5.5 points, 1.3 boards and 1.3 assists in 10 Euroleague games. His Euroleague debut came the season before with Prokom Trefl Sopot, where he averaged 7.6 points, 2.1 boards and 2.1 assists. Shakur later helped Prokom win the Polish championship. Shakur played college basketball at the University of Arizona and was a member of the US under-18 and U-21 national teams.