Keith Benson will replace Elegar. Pecherov to debut tomorrow09-04-2015

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BC Kalev/Cramo signed Keith Benson, who arrives to Tallinn tomorrow mourning from Lithuania where he played for Klaipeda Neptunas. Drafted in 2011  by Atlanta Hawks, the 2.11 center played in both Euroleague and Eurocup this season. Last season he spent in the VTB League playing for Tsmoki-Minsk where he averaged 15,6 points and 7,7 rebounds.

Alar Varrak commented that Benson was chosen because of his similar style of play to Elegar. He clarified: ” With his height, his very mobile and should fit with us great. He had an impressive season with Minsk last season and hopefully the adjustment with us will be quick and easy.”

In addition to Benson, the management came to agreement of continuing Oleksi Pecherovs’s probation, who is set to debut tomorrow against Zenit.

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