Wolves sign US guard

Worcester WolvesThe Worcester Wolves Basketball Club has signed US guard Chey Christie as Coach Evans starts to build his team for the 2009-10 BBL season.

Christie began his college career with Clemson University in South Carolina in the NCAA Division 1 for whom he played 28 games per season.

The 26-year-old transferred from Clemson and graduated in 2006 from the University of South Alabama. He played 31 games for the Jaguars leading them to the Sun Belt Conference championship title, where he was named the MVP of the tournament. Chey is very athletic, a talented swingman and a natural shooter. He was selected to represent the USA in the 2001 Global Games where he averaged over 15 p.p.g. in five games while shooting 11 for 18 from behind the arc. Christie is a hard worker and a very determined player who comes from a military family.

In 2007-08 Chey played five games with Örebro BK in Sweden, three of which where in the regular season and two at the Final Four. In the regular season he averaged 21.3 p.p.g, 4.7 r.p.g. and 2.0 s.p.g. in 31 m.p.g, while at the Final Four he was voted the MVP of the semi-final and averaged 19.5 p.p.g, 8.0 r.p.g, 2.0 a.p.g and 2.0 s.p.g. in 35 m.p.g.

Wolves head coach Chuck Evans was delighted to sign Christie. "Chey is like a quiet assassin; very efficient offensively and able to score in a variety of ways from different locations on the court."

Source: www.bbl.org.uk