Gal Mekel pens with Nizhny Novgorod

Gal Mekel

Russian club BC Nizhny Novgorod (VTB) has agreed to terms with former NBA guard Gal Mekel (190 cm, Wichita State’08) this 2015. Mekel is an Israeli player who also holds a Polish passport. He most recently played for the New Orleans Pelicans, logging in four games and averaging 1.5 ppg and 3.3 apg as a reserve. It was his third NBA team for 2014/15. He started off with the Dallas Mavericks. The 26-year-old then signed with the Indiana Pacers after his release.

Gal signed with the Mavs in 2013/14, playing 31 games and averaging 2.4 ppg and 2.0 apg. He also spent time with the Frisco Texas Legends of the NBA D-League where he averaged 10.5 ppg and 6.3 apg in four games.

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