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Williams-Goss becomes the third signing of Real Madrid and Claver returns to Valencia

Williams-Goss becomes the third signing of Real Madrid and Claver returns to Valencia

With the incorporation of the American, Pablo Laso already has his trio of bases for next season. Claver, after leaving Barça, returns to what was his home for six years and signs for three seasons.

William-Goss at the presentation with the white clubREAL MADRID
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Real Madrid continues with the rebuilding of the team. After the signings of Heurtel and Yabusele, the club has reached an agreement with Nigel Williams-Goss, base from Lokomotiv Kuban and will play in white for the next two seasons, until the end of 2022-2023.

The American point guard arrives free from Lokomotiv Kuban after making his NBA debut with Utah Jazz. In the franchise of Salt lake city He played 10 games (1.4 points and 0.6 assists). In the Russian team, in which he landed in January, he played six games in the Eurocup and reached 17 points (50% from triple) and 5.2 assists on average. In the VTB United League, he shot up to 17.9 goals and 6.7 basket passes per game.

With this signing, Real Madrid confirms the three bases it will have next season: Thomas heurtel, Carlos Alocen and William-Goss. The initial idea of ​​Real Madrid was to sign as a base to Pierria henry, with which they tried to reach an agreement to lead the merengue outside line in the 2021-22 season. However, the American player ended up signing for the Fenerbahçe.

“When you come to a club like Real Madrid, you only have one goal: to win titles. The ACB, the King’s Cup and the Euroleague,” the American baseman expressed emotionally. William-Goss, 26, hopes to contribute youth and rhythm to the game. In addition, he does not rule out playing the guard position: “I can play as one or two. I am a player who can do what the team needs at all times. I can score, run the court, defend the best perimeter players.”


Barça announced last Monday the agreement reached to rescind the commitment that linked to Victor Claver with the Barça club until June 2022. After five seasons at FC Barcelona and 279 games played, the guard has decided to return to Valencia Basket, which was his home for six years, and has signed for three seasons.

Claver returns nine years later to the club where he was forged. After playing in the lower categories of Valencia, he made his debut with the first team in the 2006-2007 campaign. In the summer of 2012, after being elected to the 2009 draft for the Portland Trail BlazersClaver paid Valencia the 600,000 euros of his termination clause to start his NBA career, which ended in February 2015.