Essex Leopards sign point guard Lartey

PUBLISHED: 12:00 12 August 2019

Prince Lartey in action (Picture: Essex Leopards)

Prince Lartey in action (Picture: Essex Leopards)


Essex Leopards have strengthened their backcourt with the addition of point guard Prince Lartey.

The British-born player joins from Division One rivals Thames Valley Cavaliers where helped them gain promotion from Division Two before finishing fourth in their top flight debut.

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"I'm really excited to be joining Essex & Herts Leopards for the upcoming season," Lartey said.

"The management have done a great job over the summer rebranding whilst assembling a new team that can compete for silverware, and I can't wait to get in front of our fans and produce a level of basketball that the coaches expect of me."

Coach Thomas Baker added: "Signing a player of Prince's calibre is a real statement of intent from us this season as we look to build on last year's success.

"He is a guard who will look to control the game for us and is someone who has years of NBL experience having played previously for Thames Valley and Newcastle."

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