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Joe Ragland inks contract with Crvena zvezda mts

American point guard has joined the Belgrade powerhouse on a 1-year deal. 

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It is official! Joe Ragland is the new point guard of Crvena zvezda mts! The two sides signed a 1-year deal, with an option to extend it next summer.

Ragland was born on November 11, 1989, while he has a significant experience in playing basketball in Europe.

After finishing his studies in 2012, this 28-year old point guard went overseas and has played for numerous European clubs so far. He played for Murcia (Spain), Cantu (Italy), Armani Milano (Italy), Pinar Karsiyaka (Turkey), Avelino (Italy), while he spent the previous season in Lokomotiv Kuban (Russia), with whom he won the Russian Cup and played in the 2017/18 EuroCup Finals.

Ragland averaged 12 points and 4 assists while playing in Lokomotiv Kuban.

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Džo Ragland novi plejmejker Crvene zvezde mts

Američki plejmejker Džo Ragland, novo je pojačanje KK Crvena zvezd mts.
Bivši bek Lokomotive iz Krasnodara, potpisao je sa crveno-belima ugovor za takmičarsku sezonu 2018-2019 uz mogućnost produžetka saradnje.

Ragland (28) rođen je 11. novembra 1989. godine u Masačuestsu, visok je 182 centimetra.

Nakon koledž karijere (Plejt i Vičita Stejt) od 2012. godine gradi evropsku karijeru kroz Mursiju, Kantu, Armani, Pinjar Karšijaku, italijanski Avelino i Lokomotivu sa kojom je prošle sezone osvojio kup Rusije i igrao finale Evrokupa. U Rusiji je imao prosek od 12 poena i 4 asistencije po utakmici, igrajući u Evrokupu i VTB ligi.

Odlikuje ga izuzetna brzina, agresivnost i dobar pregled igre,a njegovim dolaskom Crvena zvezda mts je dobila iskusnog organizatora igre koji će podići kvalitet tima na još viši nivo.

Ragland je nakon Perperoglua, Barona, Odža, Cirbesa, Fajea, šesto pojačanje crveno-belih u ovom prelaznom roku.