Cholet Transfer Watch
Cholet Basket head coach Erman Kunter is entering the third season of his current tenure at the club and, combined with his previous two stints, the Turkish-French tactician is heading, quite admirably, into his 10th season at Cholet.
🚨 INFO RECRUTEMENT 🚨— Cholet Basket (@CB_officiel) July 20, 2020
CHOLET BASKET est heureux de vous annoncer la signature de l'intérieur américain @MrOhYea43.
Ses highlights➡️https://t.co/WgOxmKhClZ#CBFAMILY @LNBofficiel pic.twitter.com/FoXWu9GOV9
Cholet have also chosen to extend the contracts of several key players of the 2019-20 team, whilst making some surgical moves in the transfer market.
🚨 INFO RECRUTEMENT 🚨— Cholet Basket (@CB_officiel) June 26, 2020
Cholet Basket est heureux de vous annoncer la signature pour une saison de l’arrière-meneur américain Chauncey COLLINS @THE1HimSelf.
Infos ➡️ https://t.co/vMqXwpJDZA
Ses highlights ➡️ https://t.co/LSKvkA1UD0#CBFAMILY @LNBofficiel pic.twitter.com/kxgodIHjpn
To that end, the club have signed swingman Lasan Kromah, who is coming off a solid 2019-20 season at Kolossos Rhodes. The 29-year-old American averaged 15.7 points, 4 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game in the Greek Basket League.
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Terell Parks, who has an excellent reputation as a defensive center, was recruited to bolster the Cholet frontcourt. Parks started the 2019-20 season at Greek side Larisa but later signed with Nizhny Novgorod, averaging averaging 9.6 points and 7.8 rebounds in the latter stage of the BCL Regular Season and in the Round of 16..
🚨 INFO RECRUTEMENT 🚨— Cholet Basket (@CB_officiel) June 25, 2020
Cholet Basket est heureux de vous annoncer la signature pour une saison de l'ailier fort américain @ayeitskyvon (23 ans – 2m03).
Infos ➡️ https://t.co/Ey0eTP3Idj
Ses highlights face au Maccabi Tel Aviv ➡️ https://t.co/3iXknti72T#CBFAMILY @LNBofficiel pic.twitter.com/nXdVGIKL9x
Cholet also signed American forward Kyvon Davenport who is coming off a very promising season at Hapoel Eliat. Davenport averaged an efficiency rating of 16, on 13.3 points and 6.8 rebounds per game, in the 2019-20 Israeli Winner League season.
🚨 INFO RECRUTEMENT 🚨— Cholet Basket (@CB_officiel) June 10, 2020
Cholet Basket est heureux de vous annoncer la signature pour une saison de l’ailier/arrière nigérian @ike_nwamu (27 ans – 1m96).
Plus d'infos ➡️ https://t.co/X1jxBCkW96#CBFAMILY pic.twitter.com/JQiTtXeCX7
Cholet also signed 25-year-old point guard Chancey Collins who had a standout season in the Lithuanian LKL league, averaging 16.3 points, 4.2 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game for Dzukija Alytus.
🚨 INFO RECRUTEMENT 🚨 @YMakoundou3 quitte l’Académie Gautier CB pour signer son 1er contrat pro avec le club. Il s'engage pour 3 saisons et rejoint le groupe pro d'Erman KUNTER, avec lequel il s'entraînait déjà la saison dernière.— Cholet Basket (@CB_officiel) July 10, 2020
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Meanwhile the French club also penned sharp-shooting small forward Ike Nwamu who played in the G-League with the Nothern Arizona Suns in the 2019-20 season, as well as signing 20-year-old French international Yoan Makouhndou, who came up from their youth team Academie Gautier, his first professional contract.
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The next addition was Slovenian international Gregor Hrovat, who has considerable BCL experience with Union Olimpija Ljubljana and Medi Bayreuth. The 26-year-old swingman spent last season at Afyonkarahisar and averaged 12.1 points and 4.8 assists per game in the Turkish league.
🚨 INFO RECRUTEMENT 🚨— Cholet Basket (@CB_officiel) October 28, 2020
CHOLET BASKET est heureux de vous annoncer la signature de l’arrière-meneur américain @GeBlakes4 pour une saison.
Infos ➡️ https://t.co/c8YjiatEbz
Highlights 18/19 ➡️ https://t.co/TM8hI4gzmO#CBFAMILY @LNBofficiel @BasketballCL pic.twitter.com/15gqQSqmXs
Gerry Blakes was the latest played to join, on October 28h, as his collaboration with Brose Bamberg came to an early end. The combo guard played for Oldenburg in 2019-20, averaging 10.4 points and 2.1 assists in the BBL, and then joined Strasbourg but only got to play one game with the French side due to the coronavirus outbreak.