TOFAS SIGNED WITH PIERRIA HENRY

June 21st, 2017 | by Levent Leventci
TOFAS SIGNED WITH PIERRIA HENRY
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Basic Info:

 

Turkish club Tofas announced addition of 24 years old American guard Pierria Henry. Henry played for Charlotte 49ers in his NCAA career. In 2015, he started his pro career with Vita Tbilisi in VTB League. Thanks to his amazing performance, he moved to Ratiopharm Ulm for remaining of the season. He gained Eurocup experience and became German League finalist with Ulm. For 2016/2017 season, he agreed with Hapoel Eliat. He made profound impact on his team’s success. Eliat was in 2nd place of Israel Winner League based on regular season records. Henry played 38 games with Eliat and averaged; 11.28 PTS, 5.29 REB, 5.97 AST and 1.79 STL per game. 

 

Player Profile:

 

Henry mostly plays in point guard spot. He is very elite defender. Thanks to his physical tools, he can defend PG, SG, SF. His hands are so quick, so he can steal the ball easily. He loves to block shots in transition defense. In offensive side of the court, he has good basketball IQ. He loves to play pick and roll with a center who can roll well and catch LOB passes. He can attack to the rim thanks to his big body. He is mainly effective in transition offense. When he grabs defensive board and find an opportunity to attack the rim, he always try his chance. Most crucial point of his offense is outside shooting. He could not shoot over 40% 3PTS in his college and pro career. However, his pull up mid-range shoots are very effective.

 

HIGHLIGHTS FROM 2016 / 2017 SEASON:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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