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Herbalife Gran Canaria tabs DJ Strawberry

The experienced American players comes from Besiktas.

Darryl Eugene Strawberry Jr (New York, 1985) is coming to Herbalife Gran Canaria. The experienced player will be making his debut in Liga Endesa after a long, successful career.

Strawberry went to Maryland and had a great NCAA career. He got drafted by Phoenix Suns and played 34 games in the NBA during 07-08 season. However, it was not enough to get a spot in the league.

The 33-years-old has played in Lithuania, Croatia, France, Israel, Puerto Rico, Turkey and Greece. Strawberry is a natural scorer who can also contribute grabbing rebounds and dishing assists. He’s a shooting guard who is able to play any position on the perimeter.

He has played two EuroLeague seasons with Lietuvos (2010-11) and Olympiacos (2015-16). He spent the two last seasons with Besiktas. Last year he averaged 13 points, 4,6 assists and 3,4 rebounds in FIBA Champions League and 12,4 points, 3,8 assists and 3,3 rebounds in TBL.