Papa Dia inks deal with Siauliai

Papa Dia will continue his career in Lithuania. The Senegalese big guy signed a deal with Siauliai. Dia split last season between Zagreb and Breogan. With Zagreb he had 3.7 ppg and 2.8 rpg for 12 Adriatic league games. He also added 2.3 ppg and 1.1 rpg for 7 Euroleague appearanes with the club. In January this year Papa Dia moved to Spanish Breogan. There he collected 7.9 ppg and 4.8 rpg for 18 games in LEB Gold. It was the first professional season for Papa Dia, who graduated at Southern Methodist University a year ago. The player spent all four years with SMU. Dia played for the Senegalese National Team at the 2011 AfroBasket in Madagascar. He had 11.2 ppg and 6.8 rpg for 6 games at this event.

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