Just a few days before the BBL Play-Offs get started ALBA Berlin set the course for the upcoming 2009/2010 campaign. Today the club announced the re-signing of Immanuel McElroy (193-G-80, college: Cincinnati), who recently has been named the Best Defensive Player of the BBL. McElroy placed his signature to a new one-year contract that also includes an option for another season.
The 29-year old american joined ALBA Berlin in February 2008 and immediately won the german championship with the team. He also won the cup in 2005 and the championship in 2006 with Koln 99ers, where he spent his first overseas years. In this years Euroleague season McElroy showed that he can compete with europes elite players. He scored 26 points in a very important game against DKV Joventut Badalona and was honoured with the MVP for the gameday.
source : eurobasket.com