After the announcement of the continuity of Juan Pablo Arengo and Marco Giordano, the Corrientes Regatas Club confirmed the arrival of the first reinforcement for its 19th season at the top of Argentine basketball. This is the inmate Alejandro Diez.
Diez, born in Olavarría on February 21, 1987 (35 years old), is an experienced and versatile 2.01m player. that can occupy the positions of wing pivot or pivot. He has a great career in the National Basketball League with 19 seasons and several titles to his name.
He arrives after having played in the last season in another club from Corrientes: Mercedes Communications. With Comu he had good numbers, averaging 10.9 points, 7.2 rebounds and 3.4 assists in 33 minutes of play.
In addition, in his extensive career he passed through Estudiantes de Olavarría, a club where he debuted in the elite in 2003. He then wore the shirts of Peñarol in two stages, Boca, Olímpico de La Banda, Platense and Quimsa. He also has an international tour, playing for Paraguay’s Libertad in 2006 and for Plateros de Fresnillo in the National Professional Basketball League in Mexico in 2020.
Alejandro was directed by Fernando Rivero, current coach of Regatas Corrientes, in the 2014/15 season, so they already know each other.
In his record he has several titles with the Milrayitas shirt. He became champion of the LNB in the 2009/10 and 2010/11 seasons, of the Super 8 in 2006 and 2009 and of the Copa Argentina in 2010. In addition, he has international trophies: the Liga de las Américas twice in 2007/ 08 and 2009/10, and the 2010 InterLeague. He was also champion of the Super 20 with Quimsa in 2020.
He is the 8th player with the most games in the entire history of the National League with 883, in addition to the fact that with this season he will enter the select group of those who played in 20 different seasons. He is also among the 20 players who have played the most finals (5).
Report: Current Regattas Press
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Alejandro Diez is the new addition to Regattas