Excited is a word matt walsh uses almost half a dozen times before training with his future brose baskets teammates for the first time at the stechert arena on wednesday afternoon. The 30-year-old american says he was excited when he first heard about the german champions’ interest through his agent last friday. He is excited to play tomorrow for the first time in front of the enthusiastic bamberg fans, whom he has heard so much about in the past few days. Excited to play for a team with so much talent in the future.
But walsh has already experienced a lot in his career. The winger has already played for eight clubs in five european countries. Bamberg is his ninth stop after the brose baskets released him on tuesday from the belgian top team spirou charleroi and gave him a contract until the end of the season. For the first time in his career, walsh, who came to france with his fiancee and their son, is now playing for a german club.
Although he admits he doesn’t know much about the bundesliga, he makes one thing clear: "this team has won the championship the past three years. I would like to contribute my part to continue this tradition."