ratiopharm Ulm has signed top prospect Juan Nunez to a three-year deal, the club announced Monday. Nunez (1.92 meters, 18 years old) is a product of the Real Madrid youth system and he made his Turkish Airlines EuroLeague debut last season. He took part in 10 games off the bench during which he totaled 14 points, 8 assists and 3 steals.
More recently Nunez led Spain to the gold medal at the U20 European Championship in July in Podgorica, Montenegro. He was named tournament MVP after averaging 11.6 points, 4.9 assists and 1.6 steals per game despite being among the younger players at the event. Last week Nunez debuted with Spain’s senior men’s national team, too.