Monaco finalize the signing of Jaron Blossomgame / News
AS Monaco are working on the final details of the deal with 28-year-old striker Jaron Blossomgame, sources have told BasketNews.
Points this season
The 1.98m American player has just completed a standout EuroCup campaign.
Blossomgame made the All-EuroCup first team in his rookie season, averaging 16.2 points (2FG: 55.8%; 3FG: 41.9%), 7.6 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 19.8 PIR.
He was the sixth-best scorer, third-best rebounder, and fourth-best PIR in the competition.
Only three EuroCup players made more than 3 points (36) at a higher rate (41.9%) than Blossomgame.
He had a season-high 26 points, 11 rebounds and a PIR of 35 in a win over Cedevita Olimpija Ljubljana.
Ulm surprisingly reached the EuroCup quarter-finals as the 8th seeded team. In a decisive loss to champions Virtus Bologna, Blossomgame scored 22 points on 6-of-10 3-pointers.
Blossomgame averaged 15.8 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.1 assists in the German league.
The striker came to Europe in 2020 and started his journey in Israel, Ironi Nahariya.
Prior to his European appearance, Blossomgame spent three years with the Austin Spurs, Canton Charge, Cleveland Cavaliers, Rio Grande Valley Vipers and Windy City Bulls.
In 27 games with the Cavaliers, Blossomgame averaged 4.2 points and 3.6 rebounds in the 2018-19 season.
|SG||Rob Gray||Signed until 2023|
|SF||Armel Traore||Long term contract|
|Contract expired||Leo Westermann, Paris Lee, Dwayne Bacon, Mike James, Yakuba Ouattara, Danilo Andjusic, Alpha Diallo, Jerry Boutsiele, Will Thomas, Brock Motum, Donatas Motiejunas, Ibrahima Fall-Faye, Donta Hall, Rudy Demahis|
|departure rumor||Paris Lee (story), Jerry Boutsiele (story), Danilo Andjusic, Rob Gray, Brock Motum|
|Interested||Jaron Blossomgame (story), Mike James, Donatas Motiejunas, Alpha Diallo, Donta Hall (story), John Brown III (story), Jordan Loyd (story)|