Zach LEDAY

Power Forward
Born in Dallas (USA) on 30/5/1994

 

Zach LeDay, 2.02 mt., power forward, born on May 30, 1994, in Dallas, Texas, came to Olimpia during the summer of 2020 from Zalgiris Kaunas.

2020/21 SEASON – He helped the team win the Supercup averaging 12.5 points per game. He won the Itaian Cup averaging 14.7 points per game during the Final Eight. In his Italian league debut, vs Reggio Emilia, he went 11-for-11 from the line: Olimpia’s all-time record belong to Louis Bullock with 18-for-18. In Sassari, he set his personal best scoring 28 points. Vs CSKA Moscow, his 12-for-12 from the line tied the club record for most free throws made in one game with no misses. In Belgrade, he set his new personal-best for threes made in one game with four. He made the buzzer-beating field goal, converting an alley-oop pass to win Game 1 of the EuroLeague playoffs over Bayern Munich.

His career

Raised in Dallas, Zach LeDay attended the Skyline High School and moved to The Colony High School before his senior year.

After spending two years at South Florida, he transferred to Virginia Tech for his last two college seasons. During the first year, he averaged 15.5 points per game and grabbed 7.9 rebounds per game. In his senior season, he averaged 17.0 points and 7.6 rebounds per game.

In 2017, he was included in the All-ACC Tournament second team. In 2017, he began his professional career in Israele, playing for Hapoel Gilboa where he averaged 19.5 points per game (second leading scorer in the Israeli league) and 8.2 rebounds (fifth overall). He was second for index rating and blocked shots.

The following season, he moved to Olympiacos Piraeus. In the EuroLeague, he averaged 9.7 points and 4.0 rebounds per game (11.2 points and 4.9 rebounds in the Greek league).

In 2019 he moved to Zalgiris Kaunas where he averaged 11.8 points and 4.7 rebounds per game in his second EuroLeague season and conquered both the Lithuanian championship and National Cup.

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