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Oliveirense keeps Evora for another season - Jul 26, 2016


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Elvis Evora
U.D. Oliveirense (LPB) re-signed experienced 38-year old former Portuguese international center Elvis Evora (205-115kg-78). He has a double citizenship as he also holds Cape Verdean passport. Evora played there last season. In 40 LPB games he averaged 10.9ppg, 6.7rpg and 1.0apg. He helped them to make it to the semifinals. He can count that season as a very successful as was selected to Eurobasket.com Portuguese League All-Domestic Players Team.
The previous (14-15) season Evora played at Maia Basket where in 8 LPB games he had 14.0ppg, 6.3rpg, 1.5apg and 1.1bpg. A very impressive season as he was selected to Eurobasket.com All-Portuguese League Honorable Mention.
Evora also represented Portugal at the Qualifications to European Championships 2013 four years ago. His stats at that event were 8 games: 1.4ppg, 1.0rpg.
And here thanks to pro basketball Evora experienced life on three different continents. He is familiar with European, African and of course North American leagues. Evora has played previously professionally in Spain (Tenerife and Gandia Basquet), Portugal (Benfica, Ovarense and FC Porto Ferpinta) and Angola (Interclube).
It may be one of last seasons in his extensive career, which he may end at Oliveirense.
Evora is described as: Powerful center who can play power-forward too. Very strong he shoots from the outside and it's a great defender. Watch out this guy!!!.

U.D. Oliveirense roster for 2016-2017:
Guards:
Joao Abreu
Jose Miguel Barbosa
Eduardo Guimaraes
Rui Coelho
Forwards:
Arnette Hallman
Sergi Coll
Center:
Elvis Evora
Coach: Ricardo Rodrigues

By Eurobasket Data Center

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