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Hamburg Towers: "Big Man" Johannes Richter committed - compensation for injury


In the fight for the playoff places, Hamburg's basketball players have made a notable commitment. Forward Johannes Richter comes from league rivals.

In the fight for the playoff places, Hamburg's basketball players have made a notable commitment.

Forward Johannes Richter comes from league rivals.

  • Johannes Richter moves to the

    Hamburg Towers.

  • The forward is supposed to


    the injured

    Hendrik Drescher


    Hans Brase


  • Contract

    until the end of the current season 2020/21.

Hamburg - The

Hamburg Towers


to the injuries of

Hendrik Drescher


Hans Brase



the transfer market.


Johannes Richter

, an experienced forward is coming to the Hanseatic city of Hamburg and will be available to the “towers” ​​in the

basketball Bundesliga

from next week


Basketball team:

Hamburg Towers

Arena: Arena (Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg)

Head coach:

Pedro Calles


Marvin Willoughby


Basketball Bundesliga (BBL)



“We were a bit surprised when we found out that Johannes was available in the current phase.

He is a seasoned BBL professional and is currently playing the best season of his career so far.

We hope that he can quickly integrate into the team and build on it directly at the Towers, ”said

sporting director Marvin Willoughby



Hamburg Towers coach Pedro Calles shows full commitment on the sidelines.

( assembly)

© Georg Wendt / dpa / picture alliance

Head coach

Pedro Calles

is also enthusiastic: “He has been playing in the BBL for a number of years and can be used in both major positions.

Since he was

also fully involved in training and




, I expect him to be in good shape.

The point now is that he can absorb as much information as possible in a short time.

I am very confident that Johannes can help the team with our development. "

Richter is initially planned for the center position.

In the current season he played 14 games for the

JobStairs GIESSEN 46ers

- eleven games in the main round and three in the Magenta Sport BBL Pokal qualification.

With an average of 9.4 points, Richter is the

fourth best German point collector

in his position.

We welcome Johannes Richter as the new Big Man in Hamburg City, Digga!

The Franconian will join his new team in the coming week.

Moin Moin, Johannes: |

#HamburgTowers #MorethanBasketball #TowersFamily |

📷: Andreas Bez

- Hamburg Towers (@hamburgtowers) January 8, 2021

Hamburg Towers: Personnel Johannes Richter sealed - that's what the big man says

“I am very much looking forward to this exciting task.

They not only play a very modern

basketball game

, but are a very exciting project overall, ”says the

2.05 meter tall native of Middle Franconia

, who

will move to Hamburg

with his


and son who was born in December.  


Johannes Richter


December 06, 1993


Power forward


2.05 meters



In total, Johannes Richter completed

184 BBL games

for Bamberg, Frankfurt, Bonn, Gotha, Würzburg and most recently Gießen.

“I'll train here on my own a few more times.

I will definitely

watch the


against Merlins Crailsheim




Magenta Sport


keep my

fingers crossed ”, said Johannes Richter before arriving in the Hanseatic city on Monday.

In the last game against Rasta Vechta, Hamburg Towers * were able to score well.

And while sports director Martin Willoughby is already hot for the play-offs *, which will start on May 11, 2021, they now have to prove themselves in a top basketball game on Sunday *.

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List of rubric lists: © Georg Wendt / dpa / picture alliance

Source: merkur

All sports articles on 2021-01-16

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