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Slingers Sign Former NBA Player Hassan Adams

Singapore – The Jobstreet.com Singapore Slingers today announced the signing of Hassan Adams for the 2014 AirAsia ASEAN Basketball League (ABL) season. Adams starred for the University of Arizona Wildcats and was the 54th overall pick by the New Jersey Nets in the 2006 National Basketball Association (NBA) draft. He also saw action for the Toronto Raptors.

Adams, a powerfully built 193cm guard who can play multiple positions, played 4 years at the University of Arizona where he averaged 17.5ppg and 5rpg during his senior season. He went on to play 61 games for the Nets and 8 games for the Raptors. He has since played in the Philippines, Serbia, Italy, and Venezuela.

Jobstreet.com Singapore Slingers Head Coach Neo Beng Siang said, “We are very excited about welcoming Hassan to our team, with his vast experience he should really help our young players continued development this season.” He added: “Hassan is looking forward to joining the Slingers, this is a very good opportunity for him to showcase his talents in Asia.”

The Jobstreet.com Singapore Slingers tip-off their season at home on Sunday 20th July at the new OCBC Arena at the Singapore SportsHub.