Kiefer Ravena signs with Shiga Lakestars in Japan B.League
MANILA, Philippines — Kiefer Ravena has signed with the Shiga Lakestars in the Japan B.League, the team announced Wednesday.
“We are very pleased to announce that we have signed a new player for the 2021-22 Season with Kiefer Ravena. Ravena will be registered as the Asian Player Quotas,” the team said in a statement.
In the B.League, Ravena will join his younger brother Thirdy, who signed a multi-year contract to remain with the San-en NeoPhoenix last month.
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We are very pleased to announce that we have signed a new player for the 2021-22 Season with Kiefer Ravena.@kieferravena pic.twitter.com/WdOKcLt6iP
— 滋賀レイクスターズ【SHIGA LAKESTARS】 (@shigalakestars) June 2, 2021
Ravena’s decision to play in Japan comes as the opening of the new PBA season continues to deal with delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The 27-year-old guard averaged 19.4 points, 5.5 rebounds and 4.6 assists for the NLEX Road Warriors last season in the Philippine Cup.
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