Lubos Barton inks with Valencia

Lubos BartonLubos Barton (202 cm, Valparaiso’02) has signed a short term contract with Valencia Baskets (Liga Endesa, Eurocup) after the player has enjoyed a solid start to the season. The small forward has been playing in his native Czech Republic for NBL team BK Decin so far in 13/14. He has taken to the court in sixteen games and picked up averages of 12.3 points, 6.1 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.3 steals per game.

Last season Lubos Barton played fifteen games for the New Yorker Phantoms in the German BBL and collected 4.4 points and 3.8 rebounds per game. Last season he also impressed while playing for USK Praha (Czech Republic, NBL) over five games by picking up 17.4 points and 7.4 rebounds per game.

In the 2011/12 season Lubos Barton played for Baloncesto Fuenlabrada in Spain’s ACB. He played fifteen times for the team in the Spanish league and averaged 6.1 points and 4.7 rebounds per game. During the 2008/2009 campaign the experienced 33-year old featured in 23 Euroleague games for Barcelona. Barton has played extensively in the Spanish ACB and has also taken to the court in Italy during his long career.

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