“General” goldsberry remains a bamberg resident

He runs a tight ship on the pitch, diving for every ball that comes his way and always keeping an eye on things even in tricky situations. The qualities of john goldsberry have long been appreciated by bamberg’s success coach chris fleming – and that’s why he has decided to give his "general" a new lease of life to offer a contract extension. Since wednesday, it has been clear that the relentless fighter, who has always managed to return to the court with an iron will after two serious knee injuries, will wear the brose baskets jersey for another year.

Due to his injuries, fleming is no longer planning on using goldsberry as a starter at the playmaker position, but is still looking for a playmaker. 30-year-old goldsberry to take on role of seventh foreigner. In the bundesliga, only six players without a german passport are eligible to play due to the 6+6 rule, while in the euroleague there is no foreigner restriction.

"John’s toughness, leadership and know-how will help us a lot, especially in this upcoming season when we will have some newcomers, especially young players, in bamberg", fleming relies on the experience of his "general, with whom he already celebrated the cup victory with the artland dragons.

"John has proven that he can win championships. Even when he was injured, he was very important for us. Over the years, he has repeatedly brought the decisive actions in important situations that have led us to victory. That is why we are very pleased that he will remain with us", the coach looks back at some of the final games in which goldsberry broke the opponent’s neck with either a three-pointer or a decisive pass.

In addition to a playmaker, the brose baskets are now looking for a wing player and a power forward. Negotiations are in full swing. It can be assumed that the squad will be ready for the start of training on 19 august at the latest. August will be complete.

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