Landed last September in Limoges as Gerry Blakes’ medical joker, CJ Massinburg will remain at the CSP until the end of the season, the club announced on Monday. The American point guard and second leading scorer of the team convinced the leaders of Limoges to keep him.
Test transformed for CJ Massinburg (24 years old, 1.96 m). Arrived only initially in Limoges in the skin of medical joker, the American back also able to evolve to the position of leader will ultimately extend the adventure in Haute-Vienne. Massinburg, recruited last September to compensate for the injury of his compatriot Gerry Blakes, originally absent for six weeks, until precisely this early November, will remain in effect until the end of the season under the colors of the CSP, where he will be Blakes’ teammate, announced the Limoges club on Monday, visibly very satisfied with the debut of the native of Dallas with Limoges for his very first experience in Europe. “Masinburg confirmed that he could play a major role with his defensive qualities, percussion and skill. He quickly adapted to the European game. We need unanimity in the locker room and off the pitch. With the return of Gerry Blakes, we will have an interesting rear-wheel drive “, welcomes in advance the sporting director of Limoges Crawford Palmer, who had described Massinburg on his arrival last September as” a physical combo, able to score and to score. defending hard (who) must bring us his hard-hitting game during Blakes’ downtime.
Second best scorer in the CSP
✍️ CJ Massinburg extends the adventure at Limoges CSP
Limoges CSP is pleased to announce the extension of CJ Massinburg’s contract until the end of the season.
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— Limoges CSP (@limogescsp) November 8, 2021
Mission accomplished for the one who had spent the last two seasons in the G-League with the Long Island Nets, where he was turning 10.9 points and 4.8 rebounds in an average 22 minutes of play per game. Massinburg is doing better since he landed at CSP. With 12.6 points on average, but also 5.1 rebounds and 3.6 assists in BetClic Elite, the American is even currently the second best scorer. of the team ranked tenth (with 3 wins and 4 losses) in the standings after seven days.