Niels Giffey ALBA Berlin
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Zalgiris Kaunas reportedly came to an agreement with ALBA Berlin forward Niels Giffey, Donatas Urbonas reports. The BBL champion will leave Germany for the first time in his career.

Giffey posted an average of 8.1 points, 2.9 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 20 minutes per game in 24 EuroLeague appearances this season.

The UConn product is coming to Kaunas with a winning pedigree, having two NCAA championships under his belt with the Huskies.

He has been a part of German powerhouse ALBA Berlin since 2014. He won a BBL championship and a German Cup as the club’s captain in 2020.