Agreement for the transfer of Rolands Smits to Barça Lassa
The blaugranes and Fuenlabrada have come to an agreement for the transfer of the Latvian power forward who will play on loan with the Madrid club in 2017/18
11:02AM Monday 18 Sep
The 22 year old power forward Rolands Smits will be a Barça Lassa players for the next five seasons until 30 June 2022. FC Barcelona and Baloncesto Fuenlabrada have reached an agreement for the transfer of the Latvian player and he will remain at the Madrid club for the 2017/18 season before joining Barça at the start of the 2018/19 campaign.
Smits recently represented Latvia in the 2017 Eurobasket tournament and he was named best young player in the Eurocup in the season 2016/17. He was also chosen in the best young starting five in the Endesa League alongside blaugrana Sasha Vezenkov.
Smits joined Fuenlabrada at the age of 16 in 2011 and he has improved year on year, last season averaging 22 minutes per game, 7.5 points and 3.9 rebounds.