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ARIS tabs Brent Petway

ARIS tabs Brent Petway

ARIS BSA announces the acquisition of Brent Petway. The American Forward signed a one-year contract with our team.

"Air Georgia" (he acquired this nickname for his nailing ability) was born on May 12, 1985 and studied at the Griffin High School (for two years, winning a championship), Eagle's Landing High School and Union Grove High School (one year each).

His college career included four years at the University of Michigan (2003-2007), with which he won the NIT title in in 2004. In his last season at the NCAA he averaged 6.8 points, 5.9 rebounds and 1.5 blocks per game.

In the summer of 2007, he aparticipated in the training camp of the Portland Trail Blazers and finished the season in the Idaho Stampede of the D-League, having 7.2 points, 3.8 rebounds 1.3 assists and 1.5 blocks per game. After an appearence with the Memphis Grizzlies in 2008's Summer League, he returned to Idaho Stampede for the 2008-09 season, where he averaged 10.2 points, 4.1 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 2.2 blocks.

In 2009 he played in the summer league with the Toronto Raptors (5.6pts., 2.0rbs., 1.4blk.) and then travelled for the first time in Greece, for Ilsiakos, averaging 10.8 points, 5.7 rebounds and 2.1 blocks. He finished the 2009-10 season in France and JA Vichy (8.4pts., 4.2rbs., 1.3blk.) and the next season he was a member of the Harlem Globetrotters.

In 2011 he returned to Greece for Rethymnon. In the first season (2011-12) he averaged 12.0 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game and in the second (2012-13) 13.3 points, 5.9 rebounds and 2.4 blocks.

His performances generated him a two-year contract with Olympiacos. In 2013-14 he had 6.3 points and 3.5 rebounds, while the next season (2014-15) he averaged 6.2 points and 4.5 rebounds.

After leaving Olympiacos, he signed a contract with the Italian Dinamo Sassari, where, in 41 games, he had 4.0 points and 3.2 rebounds. Last season (2016-17), he played in the Turkish Pinar Karsiyaka and in 49 games he averaged 4.0 points and 2.8 rebounds per game.

Τη Δευτερα (21/08) η «πρωτη» του ΑΡΗ

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