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Barça announces the return of Oriol Paulí and closes the Jasikevicius squad

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The Barca announced this Monday the signing of the forward Oriol Pauli, that comes from Morabanc Andorrawith whom he had played the last two seasons, after a long negotiation to disassociate himself from the Andorran club after its relegation to LEB gold.

With 28 years and 2.01 m. Paulí returns to the club where he trained from 2006 to 2014, although without making his debut in the ACB, when he headed to Gran Canaria and meets one of the requirements requested by the Barça president, Joan Laporta, that one of the quotas was a Catalan player.

The agreement of Barca with Pauli it is for the next two seasons, until June 30, 2024, and with his signing, the section closes the chapter on reinforcements for the Jasikevicius squad, after the arrival of the pivots Jan Vesely and Mike Tobey power forward Oscar DaSilva, of the eaves Nikola Kalinic and from the baseand Tomas Satoransky. The club negotiates the release of the point guard Nick Calathes and the pivot Pierre Oriole.

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Trained at La Masia

Paulí landed in Barça’s youth basketball in the summer of 2006 and spent eight seasons, until 2014. He played in all possible categories at that time -Children, Cadet, Junior and Barça B-

Since leaving the club in 2014, Paulí has ​​played eight seasons in the Endesa League. The first six years in Gran Canaria, playing a total of 169 games, and the last two in the ranks of the MoraBanc Andorra (69). In the Claretian Club he won the 2016 Super Cup.

The forward from Girona has played 238 games in the ACB and has also played in the Euroleague and the Eurocup. In the maximum continental competition he played 29 games with Gran Canaria, while in the Eurocup he has played a total of 100 games between Las Palmas and Andorra.

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This last year 2021/22 has been his best in the Eurocup with averages of 8.2 points, 4.8 rebounds, 2.6 assists and a PIR of 12.1 in 22 minutes on average.

As for the ACB, Paulí has ​​obtained records of 6.4 points and 3.6 rebounds per game in 22 minutes per game.

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