The legendary Pete Mickeal buys a Belgian club

Pete Mickeal (Rock Island, Illinois, 1978) did not completely leave basketball that October 2017 when he announced his retirement. The legend of Baskonia and Barcelona (three Leagues, four Cups, five Super Cups and one Euroleague, between the two clubs) heads the representation agency Mickeal Sports Group together with Ernie Cambo, who has made a unique move in Europe by buying the Belgian club Liege.

The key factor in making this purchase, according to Eurohoops, is the possibility of incorporating up to six foreign players each season into the squads of the BNXT League teams, a competition for teams from both Belgium and the Netherlands founded just two years ago. years.

This option obviously allows Mickeal file for the Liege to their represented without need of reaching any prior agreement with the team managers and without the need to assess the qualities or level of the players that are acquired.

The former American player arrived in Spain in 2005 with Breogán And, from there, it did not stop growing. First came his explosion at Baskonia and, later, his consolidation as one of the greatest in basketball with a Barcelona with which they won the Euroleague in 2010, the last of the Barcelona team. After saying goodbye to the Endesa League (after passing through Murcia -5 games-), Mickeal continued his legacy in Latin America in Puerto Rico, Venezuela and Argentina.

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