Thabo Sefolosha Rumors

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Thabo Sefolosha
Thabo Sefolosha
Position: G
Born: 05/02/84
Height: 6-7 / 2.01
Weight:213 lbs. / 96.6 kg.
Salary: $5,250,000
“It’s a country that I’m still learning as I come here more often,” said the Switzerland-born Sefolosha on Thursday via conference call, noting that his family was not allowed there during Apartheid because of laws against interracial marriage. “It’s a beautiful country. I’m very fortunate that the NBA is doing the camp there so it allows me to mix business and pleasure and reconnect with this country and the family.
The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed guard/forward Thabo Sefolosha (pronounced TAH-bow sef-a-LOW-sha) to a multi-year contract. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not released. Known as one of the league’s best perimeter defenders, Sefolosha (6-7, 220, Switzerland) appeared in 62 games (42 starts) for the Atlanta Hawks this past season, averaging 7.2 points, 4.4 rebounds, 1.7 assists and a team and career-best 1.5 steals in 25.7 minutes of action.
Storyline: Thabo Sefolosha Free Agency
The Portland Trail Blazers’ starting shooting guard will participate in NBA Africa Game 2017, the second exhibition matchup sponsored by the NBA in Johannesburg, South Africa. The game, scheduled for Aug. 5 at the Ticketpro Dome, will feature Team Africa vs. Team World in a matchup that will include players from across the NBA. McCollum will play on Team World, which also will include DeMarcus Cousins, Kyle Lowry, Kristaps Porzingis and captains Dirk Nowitzki and Kemba Walker, among others. They will face a team comprised of NBA players who are first-and second-generation Africans, including Luol Deng, Thabo Sefolosha, Serge Ibaka and Victor Oladipo.