Thomas Kelati signs two more seasons with Murcia.
Eritrean-American basketball star Thomas Kelati now at 32 years of age seems to be progressing well despite a couple of minor injuries recently. Kelati who has been an important figure in the European basketball scene seems to have made Spain his home throughout his career. He has played in 154 games with 4 powerful teams in the Spanish basketball team including Unicaja Malaga, Valencia, Laboral Kutxa and the past year with UCAM Murcia where he played big roles scoring 18 points in his last two matches. He has also shown a lot of maturity and has been a class act on and off the field.
One of the most important players in the European game Kelati has been able to score, assist, play defense and guard during important moments. The Washington State University alumni and a former All-Pac standout for the cougars Kelati has made many fans happy with his play at the Palacio de los Deportes. The city of Murcia has also been home to another Eritrean soccer standout in Henok Goitom where he was a star player. Look for Kelati next season as the Spanish League even becomes more exciting along with the European circuit.