After parting ways with F.C. Barcelona last week, former Tar Heel Ademola
Okulaja has agreed on a two-year deal, reportedly at $600,000 per
season, with Unicaja Malaga of Spain's ACB League, as announced by the
This will be Ademola's third season playing in the ACB League in
Spain. He averaged 15.7 points and 6.7 rebounds last year.
Okulaja is currently in Indianapolis as a member of Germany's
National Team awaiting the start of the 2002 World Basketball
Championship on Thursday. Former Tar Heel Henrik Rodl is also on
the German National Team.
Thursday, in a Group C Preliminary Round 1 contest, Germany opens
against China, followed by a meeting with the USA team, coached by former UNC
star George Karl, on Friday (7 p.m., ESPN2) and then wraps up first round
play versus Algeria on Saturday.