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Sawadogo participated in Eurobasket Summer League - Jul 12, 2008

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Burkinabe Aristide Sawadogo (213-C-81, agency: 22ft, college: Clayton St.) participated in Eurobasket Summer League in Las Vegas. The ESL in Las Vegas featured the most seven footers and players over 6'9' than any other summer exposure event for the international market. The variety of scouts that attended on Tuesday night were very impressed by the talent level assembled by the ESL. In the first game Venice stormed back against Brussels after being down by nine points at half time to earn an 86:76 victory. During the first half Venice controlled the game and seem destined to play in the Championship game on Thursday but Brussels had a different plan. However the outstanding defense, shooting and guard play from the Brussels team controlled the second half as they outscored Venice 54:35 in the period. Brussels had a balance attack as all ten players scored between a minimum of 6 points with Temi Soyebo leading the way with 15 points. They shot and amazing 65% from the field and well over 50% from the 3pt line in the second period. There big guy Aristide Sawadogo was a defensive force in the middle blocking and altering shots all night which made the Venice team very hesitant to enter the paint. Burkinabe player ended up with 7 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists and 5 blocks.
In the ESL Championship Monaco erased a twenty point deficit to storm back and crush the Brussels team 97:75. The game started out with Brussels storming out of the gate as Tim Morris and Bennet Davis were just destroying Monaco and most scouts thought the game was probably a mismatch.
Aristide Sawadogo participated also in Dakota Wizards (D-League) training camp in 2007. He was drafted by Dakota Wizards (D-League,5rd(58)). In December 2007 acquired by Utah Flash (D-League) where he played 8 games. In February 2008 moved to Iowa Energy (D-League) and played 10 games there.   

Mohamed Traore is a newcomer at Villeneuve - 8 months ago
MOHAMED TRAORE NM2 newcomer Villeneuve sur Lot Basket Club strengthened their roster with addition of 33-year old Burkinabe ex-international power forward Mohamed Traore (201-85). He is not a newcomer in French League as he played last season at St-Just Pontoise in the NM3. The previous (16-17) season Traore played at Valence Condom Gers Basket. He also represented Burkina Faso at the Afrobasket Championships in Abidjan (Ivory Coast) five years ago. His stats at that event were 3 games:...   [read more]

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La Charite inks Joris Bado - 11 months ago
JORIS BADO La Charite Basket 58 (NM1) agreed terms with 27-year old Burkinabe international swingman Joris Bado (193-91). He has played for the last two seasons at played at BC Montbrison Masculins in the NM2. Bado also represented Burkina Faso at the Afrobasket Championships in Abidjan (Ivory Coast) five years ago. His stats at that event were 5 games: 9.4ppg, 1.6rpg, FGP: 55.0%, 3PT: 53.8%, FT: 50.0%. Bado has played previously for three other teams: Cognac BB, Prisse Macon and Poitier...   [read more]

Antibes land Louri Frejus Zerbo - 1 Year ago
Sharks Antibes (ProA) tabbed 29-year old Burkinabe ex-international center Louri Frejus Zerbo (208-89). He has a double citizenship as he also holds Ivorian passport. Zerbo started the season at Limoges CSP Elite (ProA). He has played there for the last seven years. But in 7 ProA games he averaged just 1.6ppg and 2.6rpg this season. Zerbo also played 6 games in Eurocup, but he did not score anything and had only 4 rebounds. The last season Zerbo played also at Limoges CSP Elite where in 3...   [read more]

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