Big man Toko Shengelia and Virtus Segafredo Bologna have reached an agreement to extend their relationship until June of 2024, with an option for another season, the club announced on Tuesday. Shengelia (2,06 meters, 30 years old) joined Virtus midway through last season. He averaged 8.1 points, 4.7 rebounds and 2.5 assists in over eight games while helping the team lift the 7DAYS EuroCup trophy and earn the right to return this season to the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague.
Shengelia, Virtus reach new agreement
Shengelia has been one of the most determinant big men in the EuroLeague over the last decade. He started making a name for himself at Valencia Basket in 2010, when he won his first EuroCup crown. He then played two years each in Belgium and the NBA before returning in 2014 to Europe with Baskonia, where he became a household name in the EuroLeague and a fan favorite in Vitoria-Gasteiz during six seasons. He then joined CSKA Moscow in 2020, where he played in the last two seasons before joining Virtus in March of this year. Shengelia won the EuroCup in 2010 with Valencia and 2022 with Virtus, was named to the 2017-18 All-EuroLeague First Team and also earned March MVP honors that same season.