Sheffield Sharks announce signing of European forward

The B. Braun Sheffield Sharks have announced the signing of European forward Bouna N'diaye.

Sunday, 27th October 2019, 7:44 pm
Updated Sunday, 27th October 2019, 10:37 pm
Atiba Lyons

Bouna joins the Sharks after playing a successful season at Radisson Red Glasgow Rocks.

Ndiaye was very productive in his first year in the BBL with averaging 10 points per game, 3.3 rebounds and 2.2 assists.

"It was important we have a player with Bouna's versatility and attacking style of play," said Head coach Atiba Lyons.

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"He is a very strong athletic forward with a high IQ. Offensive and defensively he can be used in a lot of different ways to help the team.

"We are really pleased in the shape of the team so far and we're looking forward to seeing all our new signings and how they blend with the returnees from last season.

"I believe we have made the right choices to increase our chance of success."

Of Norwegian origin, Ndiaye developed his career at high school in Pennsylvania before heading to Northwest Nazerene University, finally starting his professional career in Glasgow.

"I am looking forward to joining the Sharks," added Bouna. "I think Sheffield has a very strong history of winning and I hope I can help win some silverware this season."