Forte signs for London Lightning

Jason ForteJason Forte (196 cm, South Mississippi´06) has agreed terms to join the roster of the London Lightning in the Canadian NBL. The move marks the first time the swingman has played in Canada and he comes to the country after a career where he has played in Asia, Europe, Australia, and South America. Last season was especially busy for the American as he played for three clubs on three continents.

Jason Forte started the 2012/2013 season playing for the Townsville Crocodiles in the Australian NBL but left the club before the season started. The 29-year old then moved to Argentina to play for Obras Buenos Aires in the Liga Sudamericana and Liga A. In the Liga Sudamericana he played three games and averaged 13.0 points and 5.7 rebounds per game.

After leaving Obras, Jason Forte moved to JL Bourg Basket in the French ProB. He played twenty games for the club and recorded numbers of 10.9 points and 6.9 rebounds per game.

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