Tyrique Jones Joins Partizan: A New Era Begins.

Tyrique Jones, after an impressive rookie season with Anadolu Efes, is set to transfer to Partizan to compete under the legendary Željko Obradović. The 27-year-old American center is seen as a player who can fill the shoes of Mathias Lessort, bringing his dynamic presence to Partizan’s frontcourt.

A Farewell to Mathias Lessort.

Around this time last year, Partizan and its devoted fans bid an emotional farewell to Mathias Lessort, who left Belgrade to join Panathinaikos. His departure left a significant void, as Lessort had made a remarkable impact during his time with Partizan.

Obradović’s Strategic Acquisition.

Željko Obradović is determined to fill the gap left by Lessort, and he believes he has found the perfect replacement in Tyrique Jones. According to Basketnews, the Serbian team is poised to acquire Jones, who stands at 206 cm.

Tyrique Jones’ Performance.

Jones had a solid rookie season in the EuroLeague with Anadolu Efes, averaging 7.2 points and 4.3 rebounds per game. His standout performance included being named MVP of the 12th game after leading his team to victory over Panathinaikos. With Partizan in need of a strong center, Jones’ arrival is highly anticipated.

Partizan’s Roster Overhaul.

During this transfer period, Partizan is undergoing significant changes. The team has released several key players, including Kevin Punter (who moved to Barcelona), Zach LeDay (now with Milan), and Alen Smailagić. Additionally, the contracts of James Nunnally and potentially Aleksa Avramović have been terminated.

New Faces in Partizan.

Partizan has made notable acquisitions to bolster their roster. They have signed Frank Ntilikina from the NBA, Vanja Marinković from Baskonia and Iffe Lundberg from Virtus Bologna. Besides securing a center like Tyrique Jones, Partizan is also eyeing Ognjen Dobric.

Looking Forward.

With these strategic moves, Partizan aims to reshape its team profile and compete at the highest level in the EuroLeague. The addition of Tyrique Jones, coupled with other key signings, positions the team for a promising season ahead.


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Themis Prokopiou

By Themis Prokopiou

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