Power forward Tony Mitchell and guard Markel Crawford are the new faces of “Milrayitas” for the National League. The first days of January would arrive.
Tony Mitchell (Photo: Pallacanestro Cantú press)
With the intention of showing another face in the season of the National Basketball League, Peñarol contract two foreigners who arrive in Mar del Plata to cover the place of Tevin Glass, who returned to his country after suffering a tear. The brand new reinforcements are the power forward Tony Mitchell and the escort Markel Crawford.
Tony Mitchell will occupy a place in the painted area that Carlos Romano needs due to the scarce replacement he has. The 1.98 meter, 31-year-old American will bring experience to the Mar del Plata cast since he knew how to play three games in the Milwaukee Bucks de la NBA in the 2013/14 season and that also had a past in Serie A in Italy, China, Israel, Puerto Rico, among others. As explained to How digital from the Milrayitas, one of his strong virtues are rebounds, mainly the defensive ones.
It also arrives in Peñarol de Mar del Plata Markel Crawford, Guard, of 1.95 meters and 26 years old, who comes from playing as a university student and in the NBA G League in the United States. This will be your first departure from your country and they will seek in him the rebellion and change of pace they need in their position.
These outsiders would arrive between January 2 and 3 to the city and they would already be at the disposal of Carlos the Negro Roman for January 7, the day Peñarol will face Boca Juniors in what will be the resumption of the National Basketball League season.
In addition to the new foreigners, the campus Milrayitas who will face the remainder of the season with the bases Diego Gerbaudo, Joaquín Valinotti, Francisco Zustovich and Thiago Dasso, the forwards / guards Santiago Vaulet, Tomás Monacchi, Guido Mariani, Lucas Gorosterrazú, Ignacio Bednarek and Lucas Fresno, and the interns Franco Pennacchiotti , Rodrigo Acuña and Nicolás Franco.
So far in the 2020-21 season, the Mar del Plata cast holds a record of five games won and seven lost. He beat Platense, Argentino de Junín, Hispano Americano de Río Gallegos, Atenas and Oberá TC while he fell with Obras, Bahía Basket, Olímpico de La Banca, Quimsa de Santiago del Estero, Instituto, Comunicaciones de Mercedes and before Regatas.