Phil Pressey: direction and speed for Barça Lassa

Phil Pressey: direction and speed for Barça Lassa

The agreement with the American, 26, is for one season with an optional second

Barça Lassa and Phillip Michael Pressey have reached an agreement for the 2017/18 season, with the option to continue for one more. The point guard, 26, passed his medical check-up.

Quick across court, able to score, always active and with great hands, he can also give the team direction thanks to his great understanding of the game.

NBA Experience

A University of Missouri alumnus (2010-13), Pressey was not drafted but the Boston Celtics offered him a contract and he played a total of 125 games over two seasons with them (2013-15).

In 2015/16, he was part of the Philadelphia 76ers (14 games), the Phoenix Suns (9 games) and also turned out 31 times for the Idaho Stampede in the D-League, scoring 13.7 points and giving 6.9 Assists.

The past season has been spent at the Santa Cruz Warriors, Golden State’s affiliate from the D-League.

In 46 appearances, Pressey averaged 18 points, 5.3 rebounds and 8.1 assists in 33 minutes per game.

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