Maccabi have veteran big man Alex Tyus on their radars

2021-09-26 09:09

Following Ante Zizic's injury, Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv are looking for a center who will agree to a two-month temporary contract. According to Roi Cohen of Sport5, Alex Tyus has been offered to Israeli club and his candidacy is being considered.

Last season the 33-year-old spent with Real Madrid. In the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, he averaged 3 points, 2.6 rebounds, and 0.5 assists per 20 games.

In the Liga ACB, Tyus registered the averages of 5.6 points and 2.6 rebounds in 18 contests.

The 2.03-meter American big man represented Maccabi in 2013-15 and 2017-19 seasons.

With Tel Aviv's club, Alex Tyus won EuroLeague in 2014 and three times became the Israeli League champion (2014, 2018, 2019).

Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv start the EuroLeague season at home on September 30 against FC Bayern Munich.

Current roster

Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv

Position Player Status
PG Scottie Wilbekin Signed until 2023 +1
PG Yiftach Ziv (story) Signed until 2023 +1
PG Keenan Evans (story) Signed until 2022 +1+1
PG Ben Harush (story)
Signed until 2022
SG Kameron Taylor (story) Signed until 2023
SG John Dibartolomeo (story) Signed until 2022 +1
SG Dori Sahar Signed until 2022
SF James Nunnally (story) Signed until 2022 +1
SF Max Heidegger Signed until 2023
SF/PF Derrick Williams (story) Signed until 2022
PF/SF Oz Blayzer (story) Signed until 2022
PF Angelo Caloiaro (story) Signed until 2022 +1
PF TJ Cline Contract option +1
PF/C Jake Cohen (story) Signed until 2023
C Ante Zizic (story) Signed until 2022
C Jalen Reynolds (story) Signed until 2023
C Roman Sorkin (story) Signed until 2023
Coach Giannis Sfairopoulos
Expired contract Chris Jones (will not return), Othello Hunter (not coming back), Dragan Bender, Yovel Zoosman, Eidan Alber, Omri Casspi (retired)
Rumored to leave Tyler Dorsey (not coming back), TJ Cline
Interested Dragan Bender, Alex Tyus (story)
See all the EuroLeague transfer market news here.


Add comment

  Subscribe   Total comments: 0

We have the right to remove comments which are offensive, contains abusive language, or violates other rules of the website