After the departure of Lithuanian international, and one of the corner stones of the team, Mantas Kalnietis to Lokomotiv Kuban, the Lithuanian champions brought over Ibrahim Jaaber.
The American scoring guard has vast European experience having played in Greece, Italy and of course Euroleague both with Roma and Milano.
Zalgiris announced his signing just moments ago and in his first statement as a Zalgiris player, Jaaber explained why he opted to sign for Zalgiris: "As soon as I got a call from my agent regarding Zalgiris interest I was intrigued. Although I never faced them, I know this team very well. And looking at the squad I see some familiar names with whom I have met in Italy and Euroleague." and stated his ambitions: "Since I liked the squad composition which has many experienced players I decided to join forces with them and achieve the highest goals possible."