Lis Shoshi

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Lis Shoshi
s.Oliver Würzburg
PositionCenter
LeagueBasketball Bundesliga
Personal information
Born (1994-06-29) June 29, 1994 (age 25)
Peć, FR Yugoslavia
NationalityKosovan
Listed height6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
College
NBA draft2017 / Undrafted
Playing career2017–present
Career history
2017–2018Sigal Prishtina
2018Pieno žvaigždės
2018–2019Maccabi Ashdod
2019–presents.Oliver Würzburg
Career highlights and awards

Lis Shoshi (born June 29, 1994) is a Kosovan professional basketball player for s.Oliver Würzburg of the Basketball Bundesliga (BBL). He played college basketball for Howard College and University of Arkansas at Little Rock before playing professionally in Kosovo, Lithuania and Israel.

College career[edit]

Shoshi played two seasons under head coach Scott Raines at Howard College, where he was named the Western Junior College Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year and Honorable Mention All-WJCAC in 2015.[1]

In his senior year at Little Rock, Shoshi averaged 8.9 points and a team-high 6.4 rebounds and 1.5 blocks per game. He led the Sun Belt Conference in blocks per game and his rebounding average ranked ninth in the Sun Belt.[1]

Professional career[edit]

2017–18 season[edit]

On August 28, 2017, Shoshi signed with Sigal Prishtina of the Kosovo Basketball League.[2] However, on January 5, 2018, Shoshi parted ways with Sigal Prishtina to join the Lithuanian team Pieno žvaigždės for the rest of the season.[3] On April 21, 2018, Shoshi recorded a season-high 20 points, shooting 9-of-12 from the field, along with five rebounds in an 85–94 loss to Lietkabelis.[4] Shoshi helped Pieno žvaigždės win the 2018 Baltic League Championship.

2018–19 season[edit]

On July 17, 2018, Shoshi signed with the Israeli team Maccabi Ashdod for the 2018–19 season, joining his national team coach Brad Greenberg.[5] On February 2, 2019, Shoshi recorded a double-double and a career-high of 30 points and 10 rebounds, shooting 10-of-16 from the field for 33 PIR in a 94–104 loss to Hapoel Jerusalem.[6] In 30 games played for Ashdod, he finished the season as the league foruth-leading rebounder with 7.7 per game, to go with 12.8 points and 1.1 blocks per game.

2019–20 season[edit]

On June 14, 2019, Shoshi signed a one-year deal with the German team s.Oliver Würzburg.[7]

National team career[edit]

Shoshi is a member of the Kosovo national basketball team, he participated in the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualification games.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Lis Shoshi - University of Arkansas at Little Rock". lrtrojans.com. Retrieved January 29, 2019.
  2. ^ "Lis Shoshi signs for Sigal Prishtina". Eurobasket.com. August 28, 2017. Retrieved January 29, 2019.
  3. ^ "Pieno Zvaigzdes signs Lis Shoshi, Osvaldas Olisevicius, parts ways with Ryan Anderson, Kazakauskas". Sportando.com. July 17, 2018. Retrieved January 29, 2019.
  4. ^ "Lietkabelis 94 at Pieno Zvaigzdes 85 - Box Score". RealGM.com. April 21, 2018. Retrieved January 29, 2019.
  5. ^ "נאמן למאמנו: ליס שושי חתם באשדוד". basket.co.il (in Hebrew). July 17, 2018. Retrieved January 29, 2019.
  6. ^ "Winner League, Game 17: Hapoel J-M Vs Ashdod". basket.co.il. February 2, 2019. Retrieved February 2, 2019.
  7. ^ "Wurzburg signs Lis Shoshi". Sportando.basketball. June 14, 2019. Retrieved June 14, 2019.
  8. ^ "International Basketball Federation (FIBA) - Lis Shoshi". fiba.basketball. Retrieved January 29, 2019.

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