Peñarol announced the hiring of DeAndre Liggins, 33-year-old forward who arrives on the squad for the next Uruguayan Basketball League.
“DeAndre played more than 170 games in various NBA teams and was NBA G-League Champion, being 2 times Best Defensive Player. He played in several leagues in Europe,” Peñarol highlighted.
DeAndre Liggins 🇺🇸 joins the squad for the next League! 🔥
DeAndre played more than 170 games in various NBA teams and was NBA G-League Champion, being 2 times Best Defensive Player.
He played in various leagues in Europe 🇪🇸 🇩🇪 🇬🇷 🇷🇺 🏴 and 🇲🇽
Welcome @DeandreLigglns! 💪🏾 pic.twitter.com/FajrUjV5Jh
– PEÑAROL | Basketball (@BasketCAPuy) September 15, 2021
Liggins is 1.98 meters tall and weighs 95 kilos. He was born in Chicago on March 31, 1988. In the NBA, the forward defended the Orlando Magic, Oklahoma City, Miami Heat, Cleveland Cavaliers, Dallas Mavericks, Milwaukee Bucks and New Orleans Pelicans.
In Cleveland Cavaliers it coincided with Lebron James, one of the best players of all time.
Liggins also played in the leagues of Spain, Germany, Greece, Russia, England and Mexico. His last team was precisely in Aztec lands: Querétaro.
Level reinforcement for Pablo López who has already added Salvador Zanotta, Martín Aguilera, Lee Roberts, Diego Soarez, Mateo Giano, David Huertas and Jhon Flowers.
It should be remembered that the arrival of Liggins to the mirasol occurs because Daivd Huertas will not arrive at the start of the Uruguayan League, so when the Puerto Rican comes to Montevideo, Pablo López will have to define which foreigner will have to leave the club already in addition to these two players are on campus Lee Roberts and Jhon Flowers.