After shannon evans redesign for him Real Betis, the illusion of returning to a Sevilla team fighting for something other than relegation became clear, all the more so when they managed to form a compensated team with good wickers, half of whom were already last season in this team which made a spectacular final sprint.
The campus might be considered closed, but there will be icing on the cake. And this one will be great. According to Emiliano Carchia, from Sportando, the Coosur Real Betis is close to signing the Latvian striker Rodions Kurucs.
He is one of the best young players in Europe. At 23, he can summarize having already accumulated 131 NBA games, with an average of 6 points, 3.1 rebounds and 0.9 assists. There he was active in the Brooklyn Nest, in the Houston Rockets and in the Milwaukee Bucks.
In addition, he knows the ACB League perfectly, since he spent three seasons in the Barça subsidiary, from where he left in 2018 for the NBA after being selected in 40th place in the draft. Last season he played in the Partizan Belgrade
Kurucs is 2.6 and can play 3 or 4 which will give Luis Casimiro plenty of options in those positions. The player won’t start the pre-season with his teammates as he has international commitments planned with the Latvian national team, Turkey and Great Britain, so he will start working with his new teammates in early September.
With this latest signing, the Betis team would be made up of the renewal of Shannon Evans, BJ Johnson, Pozas, Cvetkovic, Báez and Pablo Almazán and the four new recruits: Ukrainian center Volodymyr Gerun, Senegalese striker Amar Sylla, Congolese center Yannick Nzosa and American shooter Jeremiah Hill.
Tomorrow, Betis officially start the pre-season
Verdiblanco’s squad are undergoing medicals between tomorrow and Thursday before starting work on Monday next week. Almost the entire pre-season is already closed, which will lead to the dispute over the Spanish Super Cup at the Sports Palace of San Pablowhich will take place on the days September 24 and 25.
Before that, Real Betis also closed their participation in the Lisbon International Tournament for next September 3 and 4, a home run in which Unicaja and the two teams from the Portuguese capital, Sporting Club and SL Benfica. And they also plan to play in the Andalusian Cup, which this year will face Covirán de Granada and Unicaja (September 17 and 18) at the Línea de la Concepción.
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