Zalgiris Kaunas signs former Beşiktaş forward Matt Mitchell on a 1+1 year contract.

Zalgiris Kaunas Signs Matt Mitchell.

Zalgiris Kaunas has officially announced the signing of Matt Mitchell, the former Beşiktaş forward who impressed in the EuroCup. Mitchell will join Zalgiris for the upcoming season, having signed a 1+1 year contract.

Matt Mitchell’s Journey to Zalgiris.

The 1.99m forward is coming off a solid EuroCup season with Beşiktaş. Known for his all-around game, Mitchell averaged 12.5 points (45.2% 2P, 39.5% 3P), 4.9 rebounds, 0.9 assists, and 0.9 steals in 28 minutes per game.

Playoff Performance.

During the playoffs against Gran Canaria, Hapoel Tel Aviv, and Burg, Mitchell’s performance elevated, averaging 14.3 points (54.5% 3P), 5.3 rebounds, and 1.0 steals per game. In the EuroCup quarterfinals against Hapoel, he achieved his season-high with 22 points. Additionally, Mitchell secured two double-doubles against Cedevita (12 points, 10 rebounds) and Paris (16 points, 10 rebounds).

Turkish League Stats.

In the Turkish league, Mitchell averaged 10.2 points, 3.9 rebounds, and 2.0 assists per game.

Zalgiris Kaunas’s New Addition.

Matt Mitchell’s signing is a strategic move for Zalgiris Kaunas as they prepare for the upcoming season. His versatile playing style and impressive stats make him a valuable addition to the team.


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