Thunder sign Greek power forward Frangkiskos

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WORTHING Thunder Basketball Club have announced Greek power forward Amato Frangkiskos as their first signing ahead of their return season into EBL.

Frangkiskos, who stands 6ft 7in, has joined Thunder from Greek A2 side, Near East, where he recorded an impressive average of 10.2 points and 7.3 rebounds a game.

Thunder chairman Frank Gainsbury said: “We are delighted to have captured Amato to play for us this season. This is an excellent signing for the club and we are sure that Amato will fit in well with the squad.

“Having played in the Greek A2 league last season, it is evident that we have signed a player with a wealth of top-class experience and we look forward to him joining up with us for the new season.”

Frangkiskos will make his debut for Thunder on September 10, against BBL side Guildford Heat in a pre-season friendly at the Worthing Leisure Centre, tip-off is at 7.30pm.