Joventut extends center Birgander

Jun 19, 2019 by Eurocupbasketball.com Print
Joventut extends center Birgander

Divina Seguros Joventut Badalona reached a new agreement with center Simon Birgander for two more years, until the end of the 2021-22 season, the club announced Wednesday. Birgander (2.09 meters, 21 years old) was already under contract for next season, in which he will make his 7DAYS EuroCup debut. He started his career with Helsingborg of his native Sweden and also played for Clavijo Logroño before joining Joventut in 2017. Last season. Birgander averaged 7.0 points and 4.8 rebounds in 12 Spanish League games, including a double-double - 10 points, 13 rebounds - against Turkish Airlines EuroLeague powerhouse Real Madrid. Birgander is also a member of the Swedish national team.