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Old 08-25-2017, 07:53 PM
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Default Taylor Brown signs with new pro team in Spain

Taylor Brown had tweeted his preference for the upcoming pro season was to play in Spain, and now he has gotten his wish.
He just signed with Real Betis Energia Plus of Seville. They play in the Liga Endesa also called the ACB.
http://www.eurobasket.com/Spain/news...-at-Real-Betis
http://basketball.eurobasket.com/tea...us-Sevilla/603

Real Betis Energia Plus finished 15th out of 17 teams last season, but it was their first season in the Liga Endesa. They had played in a lower league prior to last season.

Congratualtions to TB! Seville, Spain is not the worst place to be!
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The reason Taylor Brown wanted to play in Spain is because his father, Ricky Brown played professionally for many years in Spain, and is still a legend there.

http://unicaja.diariosur.es/hijo-mit...233859-nt.html

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The son of legendary Ricky Brown will play for the first time in the ACB, for Betis Energy Plus
The Sevillian team announced yesterday the signing of 28-year-old power forward and 2.00m tall that has played with teams like the Lietuvos Rytas or the Turkish Darussafaka

To many, Ricky Brown was the best center that has ever played with the Unicaja jersey and with the Caja de Ronda. No doubt Ricky Brown was one of the greatest stars that played with the Malaga team and left the best memory there. What few know is that Brown, now a trainer in Atlanta, has a couple of sons who have followed in his footsteps and played basketball.

One of them, Taylor Brown, with extensive experience in Europe, will debut this year in the ACB with the Betis Energy Plus team. The Sevillian team announced yesterday the signing of 28-year-old power forward and 2.00m tall who has played in teams like Lietuvos Rytas or Turkish Darussafaka. A player who can contribute a lot to the Sevillian team, but does not have the power to play the post like his father.


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Taylor Brown had tweeted his preference for the upcoming pro season was to play in Spain, and now he has gotten his wish.
He just signed with Real Betis Energia Plus of Seville. They play in the Liga Endesa also called the ACB.
http://www.eurobasket.com/Spain/news...-at-Real-Betis
http://basketball.eurobasket.com/tea...us-Sevilla/603

Real Betis Energia Plus finished 15th out of 17 teams last season, but it was their first season in the Liga Endesa. They had played in a lower league prior to last season.

Congratualtions to TB! Seville, Spain is not the worst place to be!

Unfortunately, some of the same issues arose with Taylor's health history and he was released by the team in Spain that had signed him.
But now there is good news. Taylor has signed to play with a pro team in Saudia Arabia, Al Ahli Jeddah of the Saudia Arabia Basketball League (SBL)-
http://www.asia-basket.com/Saudi-Ara...Al-Ahli-Jeddah

Al Ahli Jeddah was one of the best teams in the SBL last season, and finished runner-up in the SBL playoffs last spring-
http://www.asia-basket.com/Saudi-Ara...tball-Cup-2017

The level of play is not quite the same as it is in Spain and some other European countries, but the pay is good, and there are quite a few ex-American players. So congratulations Taylor!

Looks like he is having a nice time visiting Egypt

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