Monaco are finalizing the signing of Jaron Blossomgame

Donatas Urbonas
Senior Staff Writer
2022-06-08 09:55
Credit: Imago Images - Scanpix
Credit Imago Images - Scanpix

AS Monaco are working on the final details of the agreement with the 28-year-old forward Jaron Blossomgame, sources tell BasketNews.

1.98 m American player is coming off a standout EuroCup campaign.

Blossomgame made All-EuroCup First Team in his rookie season, averaging 16.2 points (2FG: 55.8%; 3FG: 41.9%), 7.6 rebounds, 1.3 assists, and 19.8 PIR.

Points this season

Points made: 83,4
Accuracy: 48,1%
Place in standings: 1
Record max: 107
Record min: 54
Best scorer: Mike James

He was the sixth-best scorer, third-best rebounder, and fourth in PIR in the competition.

Just three EuroCup players made more 3-pointers (36) at a higher rate (41.9%) than Blossomgame.

He had season-high 26 points, 11 rebounds, and a PIR of 35 in a win against Cedevita Olimpija Ljubljana.

Ulm surprisingly reached the EuroCup quarterfinals as the 8th seeded team. In a decisive loss against the champions Virtus Bologna, Blossomgame scored 22 points on 6 of 10 3-point shooting.

Blossomgame put up 15.8 points, 5.4 rebounds, and 1.1 assists on average in the German league.

Forward came to Europe in 2020 and started his journey in Israel, Ironi Nahariya.

Before his European appearance, Blossomgame spent three years with the Austin Spurs, Canton Charge, Cleveland Cavaliers, Rio Grande Valley Vipers, and Windy City Bulls.

In 27 games with the Cavaliers, Blossomgame averaged 4.2 points and 3.6 rebounds in the 2018-19 season.

AS Monaco

Position Player Status
SF Armel Traore Long-term contract
Coach Sasa Obradovic
Expired contract Leo Westermann, Paris Lee, Dwayne Bacon, Mike James, Yakuba Ouattara, Danilo Andjusic, Alpha Diallo, Jerry Boutsiele, Will Thomas, Brock Motum, Donatas Motiejunas, Ibrahima Fall-Faye, Donta Hall, Rudy Demahis
Rumored to leave Paris Lee (story), Jerry Boutsiele (story), Danilo Andjusic, Rob Gray, Brock Motum
Interested Jaron Blossomgame (story), Mike James, Donatas Motiejunas, Alpha Diallo, Donta Hall (story), John Brown III (story), Jordan Loyd (story)

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