MACCABI HAIFA SIGN AMERICAN SWINGMAN SCOTT SUGGS

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The Maccabi Haifa Professional Basketball Club announced the signing of American swingman Scott Suggs for the 2019-20 Season.

Suggs, 29, played the 2018-19 season for GS Kymis in Greece’s A1 League. The 6-foot-6 wing averaged 13.4 points, 4 rebounds, and 1.9 assists per game while shooting 50% from the 2-point range and over 31% from deep. Suggs, known for his shooting and versatility, is entering his 7th professional season.

Suggs has played in many of Europe’s top leagues, having also spent time in Italy’s Serie A, Spain’s Liga Endesa, and France’s ProA. He has also spent time in the G-League, being named an all-star and participating in the 3-point shootout while playing for Raptors 905.

“Scott is a talented veteran and a great teammate, we are very happy to have him in green” said Team Owner, Jeffrey Rosen.

“Scott Suggs is a versatile player with an excellent background in Europe” said Head Coach, Daniel Seoane. “He can play every position on the perimeter and create his own shots, and I’m excited to coach a player with his skill set.”

 

Suggs, a native of Washington, Missouri, played his college ball at the University of Washington, where he won a Pac-10 championship and two Pac-10 tournament titles, reaching the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament in 2010.