ALBA Berlin and combo guard Maodo Lo reached an agreement to keep working together until the end of the 2022-23 season, the club announced Wednesday. Lo (1.91 meters, 28 years old) averaged 9.5 points and 3.1 assists in 27 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague games last season, in which he helped his win the German League title. Born in Berlin, he started his professional career with Brose Bamberg and also played for another German team, FC Bayern Munich, before joining ALBA in 2020. Lo won the German double - league and cup titles - with Bamberg in 2017 and also lifted the German League trophy with Bayern in 2019. He is also a member of the German national team, and averaged 13.5 points and 5.0 assists in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Tournament.
"I'm looking forward to the next two years at ALBA and especially to finally playing in front of our fans in Berlin again, if the pandemic allows. It is very nice for me to be in my hometown, with my family and friends," Lo said after the agreement. "After we finished last season with the championship, I'm looking forward to my extension and the future. I hope that we will continue to play so successfully and we will also grow in the EuroLeague, gain more and more experience there and take the next steps as a team."