Jalek Felton is finished with college basketball. He’s holding another path
July 13, 2018 - Basketballs
Jalek Felton won’t be finishing his college basketball career after all.
The former Gray Collegiate standout has sealed to play professionally in Slovenia with Petrol Olympic basketball, a bar announced Friday.
“I am happy to join a bar like Petrol Olimpija,” Felton pronounced in a statement. “This is a bar with a abounding tradition, where many NBA players have begun their careers. For me, this is a large step. we know that this will be a good plea for me and we am prepared to go there and work. The representative told me that Olimpija will play in several competitions and that creates me pleased. Playing in such competitions with Olympia in Europe will ready me for personification in a NBA. The city looks good and we listened that basketball there is a religion, so this will be an engaging experience.”
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Felton’s signing ends months of conjecture of where he was going to play next. In May he announced he would be creation his college choice. If he had selected college, he would have to lay out a year since of NCAA rules.
South Carolina was one of a schools who showed seductiveness in Felton along with Georgetown, Clemson, and St. John’s.
On Mar 1, Felton withdrew from a University of North Carolina. The propagandize suspended a former SC Gatorade Player of a Year, and he wasn’t means to attend in any university activities. Because of sovereign remoteness laws, that is a border to that UNC pronounced it could comment.
Felton played in 22 games this deteriorate for UNC and averaged 2.9 points and 1.6 assists per game. He had a season-high 15 points opposite Western Carolina on Dec. 6.
Felton is one of dual Americans on a register with a other Marvin Jones of Texas Southern.
“Jalek Felton is a subsequent actor brought to a Petrol Olympics,” Petrol manager Zoran Martic pronounced in a release. “He comes from a famous North Carolina basketball university. Everyone in a bar wants us to uncover a talent in a entrance months and assistance a team’s good results. “