After again falling in the final of French Championship, the Jeep Elite, the Monegasque basketball is focusing all of its efforts on registering a solid recruiting class for the year to come. This time, it’s the American Anthony Clemmons who is joining the squad.
After the signatures of Dylan Ennis, Wilfried Yeguete, Kim Tillie and Eric Buckner’s extension, the Roca Team has another real ball handler joining their ranks. The 1m88 24-year-old Anthony Clemmons will support Dee Bost in a backcourt that promises some fantastic play in the coming season. It suffices to say that the vice-champions of France expect to be formidable this season at every position on the floor.
A promising addition
Undrafted following his passage through the university in Iowa, the young Clemmons started showing off his talents in the Austrian league. With stats of 17.9 points, nearly 5 rebounds and 4.5 assists, he was quickly contacted by BC Astana in Kazakhstan to participate in the VTB League. Then he averaged 13.4 points and 5.5 assists in the 2018/19 season. He also showed off a solid shooting hand, averaging 39% from 3 pts. These impressive stats did not go unnoticed by coach Sasa Obradovic when he coached the Kuban team. Solid physically, in attack and defense, Anthony Clemmons is a complete player who could bring a lot to Monaco. His association with Dee Bost and Dylan Ennis may well create havoc for opposing teams.
*Article originally published on the French edition of the Monaco Tribune.