Pallacanestro Olimpia EA7 Emporio Armani Milano agreed on terms with the player Joe Ragland, coming from Pallacanestro Cantù. He signed a 2-year contract, expiring in 2016.
WHO IS RAGLAND – Joseph Alexander Ragland, Joe,was born in Springfield, Mass., on November 11, 1989. He’s 1.82, weights 80 kg. He played for the West Springfield High School for four years. At the end of the last hw won the award as the best player of the Region. From 2008 to 2010 he played at North Platte (Nebraska) Community College,where he averaged 19.5 points per game, 3.1 assists and shot 45.3% from three. After two years he moved up to Wichita State where he stayed two more seasons. In 2010/11 he averaged 13.5 points per game, 3.2 assists and had a terrific 51.3% from three. He went undrafted and moved to Spain for his professional debut. In Murcia ha had 11.2 points per game, 2.4 assists and was 41.7% from three. He finished the season in Cantù where he had 14.1 points per game and 3.1 assists. He stayed in Cantù for the past season raising his average to 16.1 points per game with 3.5 assists and 45.7% from three. In Eurocup competition he scored 14.7 points per game to go along 5.2 assists.
NOTES –In Italy his personal best of 27 points in a game was set against Olimpia in Milano during the past season… He played at Wichita State like a former Olimpia’s great, Antoine Carr… He’s lefty… He has two brothers, Robert and Shawn, and one sister, Lateisha.