Madrid yields to Lima to Zalgiris
Zalgiris Kaunas announced Friday the arrival of Augusto Lima for a season on condition of loan from Real Madrid. The Brazilian power forward, who arrived in Malaga as a junior in 2007, held its first year as a professional outside of Spain, and will do so in a Euroleague team.
From these same lines, this very morning we advance assignment by the Real Madrid Zalgiris Kaunas Lima.
“He’s hungry and is young but already an experienced player. It’s a quick inside that make a good tandem with our bases. Moreover, it is aggressive and fight for rebounds very well “, said the coach of Zalgiris Kaunas, Sarunas Jasikevicius.
Lima played in Brazil with Sao Paulo until the Unicaja signed him in junior age to their lower grades, in 2007. He debuted with the first team Malaga in the 2009-10 season and remained in the Andalusian club until 2013 with a brief assignment with CB Granada in 2011. for the 2013-14 year, the Brazilian power forward signed for UCAM Murcia, where he remained until January this year to sign with Real Madrid. Lima has a contract until 2018 with whites.