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Osvaldo Jeanty lands contract with Germany’s Bayreuth

German team Bayreuth announced the signing of the former Canadian National Team player Osvaldo Jeanty (183-G-84, agency: Interperformances). The 26-year-old guard, who has Haitian citizenship as well, is coming to Bayreuth from LTi Giessen 46ers, where he spent the second half of the 2009-10 season.

Jeanty appeared 14 times in the German top division, averaging 13.1 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.4 assists. His new team, Bayreuth, was the second division winner last season and will compete in the Bundesliga next yea. Bayreuth registered 24 wins in 30 games, enough for the first place.

Osvaldo Jeanty started last season with Giants Noerdlingen (Germany-second division), but in October moved to Romanian Gaz Metan Medias. Finally, he joined Giessen in January. From 2007 to October 2009 Jeanty was a member of Noerdlingen. With them he was the German 2. Bundesliga Pro A Regular Season Champion. In 2009, Jeanty was the German Bundesliga All-Star Game 3-Point Shootout Winner

Osvaldo Jeanty is a product of Carleton University. In his senior season (2006-07) Jeanty averaged 17.1 points, 3.8 rebounds and 2.9 assists in 21 games. He was CIS All-Canadian Player of the Year in 06, 07. In 2006 and 2007 Jeanty was a member of the Canadian National Team. He played for them at the Panamerican Games in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

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