Gal Mekel signed by Crvena Zvezda
Gal Mekel (190 cm, Wichita State’08) is set to take on his new role this 2015/16 as the starting point guard of Crvena Zvezda Telekom Beograd (Serbia-KLS). Gal is a 27-year-old Israeli player who has been a member of the Israeli national since 2009. He started the 2014/15 season on the roster of the Dallas Mavericks. He left in October and was later picked up by the Indiana Pacers a month later. In December 2014 Mekel landed with the New Orleans Pelicans, where he was able to play four games and average 1.5 ppg and 3.3 apg.
After his release by the Pelicans, Mekel headed back to Europe where he signed with BC Nizhny Novgorod (Russia-VTB). He played six games for them in the Euroleague and averaged 11.7 ppg and 4.7 apg. In 17 games in the VTB league, Gal posted averages of 8.5 ppg and 3.2 apg.
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