Alba Berlin has reacted to the recent injury of playmaker Stefan Peno and the US-American Point Guard Derrick Walton committed. The 23-Year-old signed with the Berliners a contract until the end of the season. The last of the Guard for the Lithuanian top club Zalgiris Kaunas, for whom he caught in both the national League and in the EuroLeague played.
Ahead of his time in Lithuania Walton played not only together with the former Berliner Moritz Wagner at the University of Michigan but denied in last season and 16 games in the NBA for the Miami Heat. Due to past reporting periods in the Eurocup Walton for Alba will be allowed, however, no international games in this season.
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Alba's sports Director Himar Ojeda played believes that Walton is a good Transfer made: "We are delighted that we have managed, after the injury of Stefan Peno and at such a late stage to undertake in the season, such a good player. Derrick is a young and promising player with great potential that we have. We believe that he will fit in with his game skills good in our Team and are convinced that he will help us for the Rest of the season,“ Ojeda cited in a communication from Alba's.
Born and Walton grew up in Detroit, in the U.S. state of Michigan. Played his High School times, he at the Chandler Park Academy in the focus of numerous Colleges. Walton then decided to for the renowned and in his home state description the University of Michigan. There, the Point Guard impressed sporty absolutely. In his last year in Michigan Walton average of 15.5 points, five Assists and nearly five Rebounds.More about
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following his College time, Walton was drafted by any NBA Team, has recommended, however the Summer League for a commitment at the Miami Heat who provided him with a so-called "Two-Way-Contract" in the future. This allowed Walton to be able to in season 2017/18 in both the NBA (16 games for the Heat) as well as in the NBA G-League (27 games for the Sioux Falls Skyforce). Subsequently, he spent the preparation for the current season with the Chicago Bulls, before in October the exchange to Kaunas. In the case of Alba Walton wants to end his season now. (Tsp)