Gran Canaria’s newest signing Luke Nelson has been loaned out to Real Betis of this season, both sides announced today.
Great Britain international Nelson will also be competing in the Liga Endesa today after a court decision to have them relegated to the LEB Gold was reversed.
— Real Betis EPlus (@RealBetisEPlus) August 10, 2017
Nelson, was aware he would be loaned out for the first season, is currently in Israel with Great Britain – as they prepare for their Eurobasket preparation match-up. He has not suited up in their first two preparation games as a minor injury precaution.
The 2017 Big West Conference Player of the Year averaged 16.9 points per game in his senior year at UC Irvine, despite having missed half of the season through injury.