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Perris Blackwell  joins Coruna

Perris Blackwell joins Coruna

Leyma Basquet Coruna (Spanish LEB Gold) agreed terms with 28-year old American forward Perris Blackwell. He played last summer at Cordon in Uruguayan Metropolitan. In 27 games he had very impressive stats: 18.9ppg, 14.8rpg, 1.6apg and 1.9bpg. He was also named League Player of the Week (5 times). The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others Blackwell's team made it to the WCC Tournament Semifinals for two years in a row (2011 and 2012). He was also voted Eurobasket.com All-French NM1 Honorable Mention in 2017. Blackwell is quite experienced player. His career allowed him to visit three different continents, while he played in four different countries. Blackwell tasted the life as pro basketball player in Europe, Latin America and of course North America. He has played previously professionally in Argentina (Hispano Americano de Rio Gallegos), Chile (Osorno), United Kingdom (Worcester Wolves) and France (Andrezieux). Blackwell attended University of Washington until 2014 and it will be his sixth season as a professional player.