Doumbouya changes colors

After two years in Detroit, Sekou Doumbouya heads to Brooklyn. The young French winger joins the Nets as part of the DeAndre Jordan trade, which will eventually land with the Lakers. In New York, the former Poitiers player will play alongside LaMarcus Aldridge, who has received the green light from doctors and is coming out of retirement.

Two years after his arrival in the NBA, Sekou Doumbouya (20 years old, 2.03 m) changes his jersey. The young French winger retained in fifteenth position in the 2019 draft by Detroit leaves the Pistons to head for the suburbs of New York and Brooklyn. The former Poitier player arrives at the Nets with the pivot Jahlil Okafor and several draft rounds as part of the exchange of the American pivot of Brooklyn DeAndre Jordan (33 years old, 2.11 m). However, the latter will not even see Michigan. Just traded, Jordan was indeed cut and sent to the Lakers for the minimum contract. While waiting to know if he will be part of the plans for the coming season of Steve Nash, the coach of the Nets, to whom the first two disappointing years of the player of Guinean origin have probably not escaped, Doumbouya will discover his new teammates. Of which a certain… LaMarcus Aldridge (36 years old, 2.11 m).

Aldridge is coming out of retirement!

The former San Antonio Spurs pivot who announced last April that he was ending his career due to heart problems following a game played against the Lakers in the colors of Brooklyn, which he had joined three weeks earlier (« Even though I’m better now, what I felt that night with my heart was one of the scariest things I have experienced. For fifteen years, I put basketball in front of everyone. stay, now it’s time to put my health and my family first ”) will indeed come out of retirement after receiving the green light from the doctors to be able to continue his career and resume competition. Aldridge, who has played seven All Star Games since making his Big League debut and is still the best rebounder in Portland history to this day, signed a five-month contract with the Nets, where Timothé Luwawu-Cabarrot is no longer playing, whose contract has ended and who has not yet found a new employer.


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