Credit: FIBA
Credit FIBA

Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv signed Bonzie Colson on a two-year contract, via the official club's announcement.

Bonzie Colson

Bonzie  Colson
Team: Pinar Karsiyaka Izmir
Position: SF
Age: 26
Height: 198 cm
Weight: 102 kg
Birth place: Washington, United States of America

Colson is coming off a few promising seasons in France and Turkey.

The 26-year-old American averaged 15.0 points, 7.2 rebounds, 2.1 assists, and 1.7 steals in FIBA Basketball Champions League last season for Pinar Karsiyaka.

In the Turkish league, he posted 16.2 points, 7.0 rebounds, 1.5 assists, and 1.5 steals on average.

Prior to his stint in Izmir, Colson racked the FIBA Champions League and LNB Pro A MVP awards in 2021 while representing SIG Strasbourg.

The 1.98-meter forward registered 18.2 points, 6.2 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 1.2 steals, and 17.5 EFF over 29.4 minutes in the 2020-21 BCL. Colson recorded 18.4 points, 5.1 rebounds, 2.1 assists, and 19.1 EFF in the French league during that campaign.

Darrun Hilliard is on his way to the Israeli powerhouse as well.

Current roster

Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv

Position Player Status
PG Scottie Wilbekin Signed until 2023 +1
PG Yiftach Ziv Signed until 2023 +1
PG Keenan Evans Signed until 2022 +1+1
SG John Dibartolomeo Signed until 2022 +1
SF James Nunnally Signed until 2022 +1
SF Max Heidegger Signed until 2023
SF/PF Bonzie Colson (story) Signed until 2024
PF Angelo Caloiaro Signed until 2022 +1
PF/C Jake Cohen Signed until 2023
PF/C Alex Poythress (story) Signed until 2024
C Jalen Reynolds Signed until 2023
C Roman Sorkin Signed until 2023
Coach Oded Kattash (story)
Expired contract Derrick Williams, Ante Zizic
Rumored to leave Ante Zizic (won't come back), Scottie Wilbekin (story), James Nunnally, Derrick Williams, Jaylen Reynolds
Interested Nick Calathes, Marius Grigonis, Alex Poythress (story), Chris Jones, Matt Thomas, Darrun Hilliard (story)
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2-pointers this season

Points made: 20,5
Accuracy: 53,3%
Place in standings: 3
Record max: 27
Record min: 11
Most made 2FGs: Ante Zizic