Forward Dwayne Evans has signed a contract with the Giessen 46ers, Sportando and other outlets are reporting. Evans had been playing in Germany's second division with Gladiators Trier, averaging 16.2 points and 8.6 board per game in 29 games in the Pro A league. He has not yet suited up for Giessen, a team playing in the Bundesliga. The 2014 graduate of Saint Louis University is in his first season of professional basketball.
It's one thing to put up big numbers; it's another thing to put up big numbers in arguably the best basketball league outside the NBA. That's what Darius Adams did this week in ACB play, lighting up Montaki Fuenlabrada for 41 points in his club's 108-97 victory. Adams had averaged 15.4 points per game across all competitions this season before putting up his season high in this contest, making him our Baller of the Week.
After a brief hiatus we are back with a new Baller of the Week! This week it's Joe Ragland, a combo guard who put up a full box score in a 92-87 win over JuveCaserta in Italy's top division, Ragland doubled his season average of 11.9 points per game, and his big game earns him the nod for Baller of the Week.
Guard Taquan Dean will play in Spain for the remainder of the season with Gizpukoa Basket. The club confirmed the news via Twitter early April 19: