In the team of Prienai “Labas GAS” – reinforcement in the defensive circuit. The club announces on its official website that an experienced 29-year-old 183 cm attacker is coming to Prienai. Isiah Umipigas.
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Last season, the American competed in Turkey’s second league, where he defended the colors of Konya’s Konyaspor Torku club and later moved to Denizil’s Merkezefendi Belediyesi, where he became the second division champion.
In the 2020-2021 season, Umipigas spent an average of 28 minutes on the pitch, earning 11.5 points, rebounding 1.7 balls and making 4.4 assists per meeting.
In Turkey, the American has played since 2018, where he also represented Manisa’s Buyuksehir Belediye (2019-2020) and Diyzeje Belediye (2018-2019) clubs.
Prior to that, Umipig has also competed against Bulgaria (Akademik Bulteks 99, 2017-2018), Lebanon (Mayrouba, 2016-2017), Canada (KW Titans, 2016-2017) and Slovakia. (MBK Rieker and BK Iskra, 2015-2016) in the highest basketball leagues.
In the NCAA Championship, the player represented the California state Titans (2010-2012) and Seattle (2013-2015) universities. In his final year at the university, Umipig was selected as one of the top five players in the conference along with Pascal Siakam, who plays in the NBA league.