ACB Liga Endesa: ‘Pato’ Garino, second signing of Marc Gasol from Girona
And theArgentine striker Patricio “Pato Garino” became the second signing with Girona this Saturday for the 2022-2023 academic year, the first signing of the Catalan team in the Endesa League, the club itself confirmed.
Garino, born in 1993 in Mar del Plata, will arrive at the Fontago stand from Nanterre in the French first division. He has experience in the Endesa League (64 games) and in the Euroleague (55). He is an international with the Argentine national team.
It’s a very big team project and a chance to do something nice
Trained in his country, he was raised from the age of 16 in college basketball in the United States, until he made his NBA debut with the Orlando Magic. Then he jumped to Europe. He played with Baskonia (2017-2020), Lithuanian Zalgiris Kaunas (2020-2021) and Frenchman Nanterre.
In comments distributed by Girona, Jarino expressed his “happiness and happiness” and “grateful” to have arrived at the club headed by Marc Gasol.
Garino, Girona’s second signing after Andorra goalkeeper Quino Colom, added that he was “very keen to start the competition”. The Argentine striker sees a “very big team project” and “an opportunity to do something nice”.