Semi Ojeleye officially arrives at Virtus Bologna

2022-07-28 05:57
Credit: AP – Scanpix
Credit AP – Scanpix

Semi Ojeleye confirmed BasketNews reports about his move to Virtus Segafredo Bologna.

"The journey continues! Next stop Italy. Jesus, keep walking with me," Ojeleye wrote on his Twitter account adding Virtus' hashtag.

Soon after, Virtus officially announced that the team penned a two-year contract with Semi Ojeleye.

Semi Ojeleye

Semi  Ojeleye
Team: Los Angeles Clippers
Position: PF
Age: 27
Height: 201 cm
Weight: 107 kg
Birth place: Kansas, United States of America

The 27-year-old forward split time between the Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Clippers last season. The Clippers waived him in March after averaging 4.1 points and 1.6 rebounds per game. 

The American player, whose parents are from Nigeria, was drafted by the Boston Celtics in the 2017 NBA Draft with the 37th pick. He spent four years in Boston before shifting to reigning NBA champs Bucks.

Ojeleye holds NBA career averages of 3.4 points, 2.2 rebounds, and 0.4 assists over 284 matches.

Current roster

Virtus Segafredo Bologna

Position Player Status
PG Milos Teodosic Signed until 2022+1
PG Alessandro Pajola Signed until 2025
PG Nico Mannion Signed until 2023
PG Michele Ruzzier Signed until 2023
PG/SG Daniel Hackett Signed until 2024
SG/PG Iffe Lundberg (story) Signed until 2024
SG Marco Belinelli Signed until 2023
SG Isaia Cordinier Signed until 2023
SF Kyle Weems Signed until 2023
SF Awudu Abass Signed until 2024
SF/PF Semi Ojeleye (story) Signed until 2024
PF/C Jordan Mickey (story) Signed until 2023
PF/C Ismael Bako (story) Signed until 2023
C Mouhammadou Jaiteh Signed until 2023
C JaKarr Sampson Signed until 2023
PF/C Ekpe Udoh Signed until 2023
Coach Sergio Scariolo
Expired contract Tornike Shengelia, Amedeo Tessitori (will not return), Amar Alibegovic (will not return)
Rumored to leave Kevin Hervey (will not return), Nico Mannion, Ekpe Udoh, Jakar Sampson
Interested Nikola Milutinov (story), Tornike Shengelia, Daquan Jeffries (story)

See all the EuroLeague transfer market news here.

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