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11.07.2018 · 07:08

Marcus Paige in black and white for two years

A graduate of the famous North Carolina University is the new Partizan NIS playmaker.

Marcus Paige is the new playmaker of Partizan! A graduate of the famous North Carolina University signed a two-year contract with black and white tonight.

The American basketball player was born on September 11, 1993 in Sydney Rapids, Iowa. He is 183 centimeters high and he played the NCAA finals in 2016 with North Carolina University. In that famous Finals against Vilanova, Paige scored 21 points, including a three-point score, five seconds before the end, which still wasn’t enough for his team to win. He was chosen as 55th pick at the NBA draft the same year, but he was immediately forwarded to Utah. After good games in the development team of Utah Jazz and appearances in the Summer League, he signed a two-way deal with Charlotte Hornets. He played 5 games for Hornets and 46 games for their development team, where he scored an average of 15.2 points, 3 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game.

In his latest season in North Carolina, he set University record for the number of three-point scores in the college career. He scored 299 of them.

(Foto: Bob Donan - USA Today Sports / KK Partizan NIS / Karikature Sarmagedon)