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Bristol Flyers have announced the signing of Jelani Watson-Gayle as the British guard starts his pro career.
Watson-Gayle was a standout performer in the States with his college career finishing at Fresno Pacific as a Graduate Student with 19.1 points per game as the PacWest Newcomer of the Year.
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“I’ve been away from home for seven years now, so I’m looking forward to be playing back in England again,” said Watson-Gayle, via release.
“I’ve never actually played for Coach Kapoulas before – we had a great conversation over
the phone and he expects me to earn my minutes this year.
“He said he wants to put time into my growth as a player and that was really important to
Watson-Gayle previously represented GB at Under-20 level and was named MVP in the Under-16 Game at the Hoopsfix All-Star Classic back in 2014. The talented guard joins the Flyers on a one-year deal with the option of another year.
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