Panionios was reinforced with Donovan Marshall


Another important move was made by Panionios ahead of the new season in the Elite League, as he acquired him Donovan Marshall. The 31-year-old forward (2.01m) stood out with Amydas, averaging 18 points and 17.8 rating last season. The Nea Smyrni team has already acquired Gikas, Kaklamanakis and Milendijevic.

The announcement:

PANIONIO G.S.S. announces the reaching of an agreement with athlete Donovan Marshall-Johnson for the 2023-2024 season.

Donovan Marshall-Johnson was born on May 25, 1992 and is 2.01 meters tall. During the 2022-2023 season, he played for Amydas in the Elite League Erricos Dunan and was the top scorer (18 points on average) and first in the evaluation of his team (17.8 points).

During his high school years he received several honors as a member of Shelby County where he averaged 16.3 points and 9.7 rebounds per game. He then found himself in the NJCAA with Wabash Valley where he was outstanding for two years even leading his team to a 27-5 record.

In the 2012-2013 season he switched to the NCAA and the Kentucky Wesleyan College Panthers where he was even better. He had 9.1 points-5.2 rebounds on 51.3% shooting and 46.4% on 3-pointers (best on his team) in about 22 minutes of action.

In his second year he had 10 points and 6.7 rebounds (first on his team) on 57% shooting.

After the College he played in Argentina (Petrolero, Ameghino but it is wrongly stated that he has taken the citizenship), in Chile (Puente Alto, Ancud, ) and in Paraguay (Olimpia Kings) while he arrived in Europe for the first time in the 2020-2021 season specifically in England where he played with the Manchester Giants. He averaged 11 points, 6.1 rebounds on 46% shooting and 41% on 3-pointers.

During the 2021-2022 season he was an executive of Bordeaux in the French championship while last year he started the year in England and specifically in Newcastle where he averaged 7.2 points- 4.6 rebounds before agreeing with Amydas.

After reaching an agreement with PANIONIO, Donovan Marshall-Johnson made the following statement:

I am grateful for the opportunity given to me by PANIONIOS and I look forward to starting work for the new season. I am also excited at the idea of ​​playing in front of this wonderful audience. What I can say is that I want to win. And I will give everything in me to help the team win».

Source: Sport Fm

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