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Gregory Echenique has a new team in Japan

The Venezuelan will now be part of the Fukushima Firebonds

Gregory Echenique was announced as a new player for the Fukushima Firebonds of Japan, for the 2022-2023 season of the B2 B.League.

Echenique comes from playing two seasons in B1 with Hiroshima Dragonflies.

In the 2021-2022 B.League season, the 31-year-old center played 52 games for Hiroshima, averaging 9.9 points, 6.3 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 0.8 blocks.

Gregory debuted in the first division in the 2020-2021 season, averaging 17.1 points, 9.7 rebounds, 2 assists, 0.8 steals and 0.8 blocks.

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Fukushima Firebonds finished the 2021-2022 season of the B2 B.League with a 34-18 record, ranking third in the East zone and falling in the quarterfinals against Sendai 89ers.

Gregory Echenique said goodbye to the Hiroshima Dragonflies fans with a post on his Instagram account where he thanked him for his time with the orange team.

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