Overseas Hoops: Manny Harris signs with AEK Athens

The 2018 Basketball Champions League MVP, Manny Harris is back for AEK

By Johnny Askounis at eurohoops.net / info@eurohoops.net

AEK has penned Manny Harris to a contract for the next season, the team announced Wednesday.

Harris, 31, returns to the Greek side and the Basketball Champions League three years since capturing the BCL title and being named 2017-18 MVP. He also reunites with Stefanos Dedas after working under the recently appointed AEK head coach at Bahcesehir Koleji in 2018-19 and Hapoel Holon in 2019-20.

The former Michigan standout, Detroit native, has logged 93 NBA games played between the Cleveland CavaliersLos Angeles Lakers, and Dallas Mavericks despite going undrafted in 2010. His last appearance dates back to the 2016-17 season.

The Queen building its new roster from scratch has completed the additions of Braian Angola, Eric Griffin, Stevan Jelovac, Juan Pablo Vaulet, Quino Colom, Nikos Pappas, Giorgos Bogris, Panagiotis Filippakos, Andreas Petropoulos, and Dimitris Flionis.

The approaching Champions League Regular Season brings up Falco Szombathely, VEF Riga, and one more team coming out of the qualifying rounds in Group D.

Photo Credit: Basketball Champions League

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