German Basketball League
Alba Berlin loses playmaker Peyton Seva
One of the outstanding players of the past few years will not appear for Alba Berlin in the future: Peyton Seva is leaving the Bundesliga basketball team and moving to New Zealand. It leaves a huge void – not only in terms of sports.
Alba Berlin must come to terms with the departure of another key player: playmaker Peyton Seva has left German basketball champions after five years. The club announced Friday on its website.
Captain Nils Givi and Simon Fontechio had earlier announced their departure from Berlin.
Change to Australian NBL
The 30-year-old will now wear the jersey of the New Zealand Breakers, who compete in the NBL Australian League. that reports Berliner Morgenpost [morgenpost.de / kostenpflichtiger Inhalt].
“I would like to thank the city of Berlin once again for accepting me and my family as one of them for the past five years,” Siva wrote on Instagram.
Cefa played 240 competitive matches for Alba after moving from Caserta, Italy to Sprii in 2016. He reached the top ten with the club’s biggest appearance. The playmaker participated with the capital club in nine final series in the German League, Cup and European Cup – Barcelona won three of them.
Ojeda: “You just have to love him.”
“Before Peyton came to Alba, I had been watching his development for a while. I found his style very interesting. And when you get to know this guy personally, you just have to love him. He is a great professional with an incredible work ethic, sporting director Hemar Ojeda said goodbye – “I Very grateful to him, because from the beginning he was one of the most important group of players who developed our philosophy at Alba.” He is sure that Siva “will be in constant contact with us”.
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