Corey Walden signs with Bayern Munich until 2023

2021-07-30 10:12
Credit: FC Bayern
Credit FC Bayern

American point guard Corey Walden is officially a new player of FC Bayern Munich, the team announced on Friday. Walden has signed a deal with the German powerhouse until 2023. He'll be reunited with coach Andrea Trinchieri, with whom he has already worked in Partizan.

This past season in the EuroLeague, Walden averaged 11.3 points, 3.2 assists, and 2.2 rebounds per game while shooting 41% from 3-point range with Crvena Zvezda Belgrade.

The addition of Walden will help fill the void left by Wade Baldwin, who has left Bayern and joined Spanish team Baskonia

Corey Walden

Corey  Walden
Position: PG
Age: 28
Height: 188 cm
Weight: 86 kg
Birth place: Florida, United States of America

"Corey has been on our shortlist for a long time and he knows the Trinchieri system," said Bayern sports director Daniele Baiesi. "He is a great addition to our playmaking and also reinforcement in the defense against the ball. He is a basketball personality and an excellent team player - we are super happy that he is coming to us."   

Before playing for Crvena Zvezda, Walden was a member of Partizan NIS Belgrade, Hapoel Holon, Filou Oostende, and Maine Red Claws. In the Israeli Basketball Premier League, Walden accumulated 11.3 points, 3.2 assists, 2.2 rebounds, and 14.4 EFF over 21.9 minutes.

Current roster

FC Bayern Munich

Position Player Status
PG Zan Sisko Signed until 2022
PG Nelson Weidemann Signed until 2022
PG Joshua Obiesie (story) Signed until 2023
PG Corey Walden (story) Signed until 2023
PG/SG Ognjen Jaramaz (story) Signed until 2024
SG Andreas Obst (story) Signed until 2023
SG Nick Weiler-Babb Signed until 2022
SG Nihad Djedovic Signed until 2023
SG Darrun Hilliard (story) Signed until 2022
SF Vladimir Lucic Signed until 2022
SF Paul Zipser (story) Signed until 2024
PF Alex King Signed until 2022
PF Gavin Schilling (story) Signed until 2022
C Othello Hunter (story) Signed until 2022
C Marvin Ogunsipe Signed until 2022
C Leon Radosevic (story) Signed until 2022
Coach Andrea Trinchieri
Expired contract Wade Baldwin (not coming back), Jalen Reynolds (not coming back), JaJuan Johnson, James Gist, Leon Radosevic, Jason George, DJ Seeley, Diego Flaccadori (not coming back), Matej Rudan, David Kraemer (not coming back)
Rumored to leave Robin Amaize (not coming back), Sasha Grant (not coming back)
Interested Landry Nnoko

See all the EuroLeague transfer market news here.


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