Pro Basketball’s Onuaku Returns to DB…”Challenge to Win a Championship with Team Basketball”

Chinanu Onuaku, a foreign player in the Korean Professional Basketball League, will return to Wonju DB.

The DB announced on Sunday that it has signed Onuaku (who played for Goyang Sono last season) as a foreign player for the 2024-2025 season.

Onuaku, 27, a 206-centimeter tall guard from the University of Louisville, was selected by the Houston Rockets with the 37th overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft.

Onuaku joined DB as a substitute midway through the 2019-2020 season and averaged 14.4 points and 10.3 rebounds per game, 파워볼실시간 helping the team to a first-place finish in the regular season.

In the 2023-2024 season, he returned to South Korea in a Goyang Sono uniform and averaged 18.9 points, 12.4 rebounds, and 4.0 assists in 44 games.

Onuaku is regarded as a player with good defensive awareness and strong under-the-basket dominance.

“With the addition of Onuaku, we will build the strongest post with Kim Jong-kyu and Kang Sang-jae,” DB said.

Meanwhile, DB said that Onuaku was so interested in the team’s composition that he signed the final contract after confirming the re-signing of big men Kim Jong-kyu and Kang Sang-jae, as well as Asian quarterback Lee Sun Albano. “I want to play team basketball properly, and I will challenge for the championship once again,” Onuaku said.