Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Lavrio BC Signs New Guard Taz Sherman for 2024-2025 Season

Lavrio BC has officially announced the signing of American guard Taz Sherman for the upcoming 2024-2025 basketball season. Sherman, a Missouri City, Texas native, brings a wealth of experience and impressive statistics from his time in both European leagues and American college basketball.

A Rising Star from West Virginia University

Sherman graduated from West Virginia University in 2022, where he played a pivotal role for the Mountaineers. In his final season, Sherman averaged 17.7 points, 3 rebounds, 2.4 assists, and 1.3 steals per game over 31 appearances, with an average of 34 minutes on the court. His shooting accuracy from beyond the arc stood at 34.6%. These achievements earned him a spot on the Second Team All-Big 12, highlighting his significant contribution to one of the most competitive conferences in college basketball.

European Career: From Hungary to Finland

Following his collegiate success, Sherman began his professional career in Europe. His first stop was with Budapesti Honvéd SE in Hungary during the 2022-2023 season. Sherman showcased his scoring prowess by averaging 15.7 points per game, along with 2.6 rebounds and 2.6 assists. Notably, he shot an impressive 41.6% from three-point range, solidifying his reputation as a reliable perimeter shooter.

The following season, Sherman joined Kobrat in Finland’s top division, Korisliiga. He elevated his performance further, averaging 19 points, 3.3 rebounds, 4.1 assists, and 1.3 steals per game. Sherman started all 33 games he played, spending nearly 32 minutes on the court per game. His consistency and ability to perform under pressure were reflected in his three-point shooting percentage of 34.1%.

Lavrio BC Welcomes Taz Sherman

Lavrio BC is enthusiastic about their new acquisition. In their official statement, the club expressed confidence in Sherman’s ability to significantly contribute to the team’s performance in the upcoming season. The club highlighted Sherman’s impressive statistics and his growth over his professional career in Europe as key factors in their decision to bring him on board.

"Taz Sherman is a player with proven scoring ability and versatility in the guard positions," Lavrio BC stated. "We believe his experience and skills will be a great asset to our team. We welcome Taz to the Lavrio BC family and wish him health and success in the upcoming season."

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