Maccabi Tel Aviv continues to strengthen their roster for the upcoming 2023-24 season, securing the services of Cuban forward-center Jasiel Rivero. The 29-year-old big man showcased his skills in an impressive debut EuroLeague season with Valencia.
Known for his tenacity and athletic ability, Rivero brings defensive capabilities, with the versatility to guard multiple positions on the court. His experience in ACB League in Spain over the past four seasons has shaped him into a proven and seasoned EuroLeague player.
Head coach Oded Kattash expressed his satisfaction with the acquisition, acknowledging Rivero’s potential impact on the team’s toughness and adaptability. Sporting Director, Avi Even, added that Rivero will perfectly fit Maccabi’s DNA as a dedicated and hardworking player.
In response to the signing, Jasiel Rivero expressed his excitement and commitment to Maccabi’s vision for success, promising to give his all on the court.