African Yao Ming Eyed By Cavaliers and Grizzlies

 Edy Walter Tavares

Edy Walter Tavares (12)

NBA Cleveland Cavaliers and Memphis Grizzlies teams are closely following the young Cape Verdean player, Edy Walter Tavares, who has participated in the AfroBasket 2013 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire in August 2013.

Scouts from both teams recently came to watch the 2metres 20centimetre 22 year old giant who only started basketball 3 years ago.

He put in for the 2013 NBA Draft but later removed his name from the list before Draft day, after realizing that he needed more experience, the center started all games for the national team of Cape Verde at the Afrobasket and is now more mature and has awaken the curiosity of the big clubs in the world including overseas.

According to the newspaper Las Palmas, La Provincia, because of its wide margin of progression, Edy Walter could make the big leap next year for the world’s most prestigious league, the NBA, by registering to the NBA Draft.For now, Edy is in contract with the Spanish team Herbalife Gran Canaria.


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