The American Markis McDuffie arrives at the JDA Dijon Basket

Quick week for JDA Basket in the transfer market. After Gregor Hrovat on Monday, the club formalizes the arrival of a new recruit, the American strong winger Markis McDuffie, 24, who signed up for a season. The player discovers the French championship, he who played last year under the colors of Napoli Basket, in the Italian first division.

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McDuffie (2.03 m) makes his range in the USA where he knew his first team, the Whichita State Shockers (2015-2019), before going to discover Europe, first in Hungary at Alba Fehervar. Then towards Italy, first in the second division in Piacenza then, as said above, in Napoli.

A wide offensive range

Fabien Romeyer, sports director of the JDA, welcomed this arrival in a press release from the club: “He is an active player defensively, untied in attack with a wide offensive panoply. He is dangerous on the outside shot and a faculty of percussion. Markis also offers us the possibility of shifting him by sequence to the position of winger according to the meetings.”

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