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MBB: Ejim to Play in Italy

Updated: Wednesday, July 23 2014, 04:59 PM CDT
AMES, Iowa -- Former Iowa State star basketball player Melvin Ejim is heading to Rome.

The forward announced via twitter that he has signed with Virtus Roma of the Italian League. Ejim tweeted:

I'm very excited to begin my pro career playing for Virtus Roma.I've heard great things about the Club & I can't wait to move to Rome.

He also tweeted:

I look forward to this next chapter of my career and the challenge of competing in one of the top leagues in Europe.

Ejim played for both the Philadelphia 76ers and the San Antonio Spurs' summer league teams, but did not sign with either NBA team.
MBB: Ejim to Play in Italy


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