Immortals de Cibao (LDC) agreed terms with 23-year old American power forward Sterling Manley (213cm-113kg-1998, college: UNC).
He played this summer at Indios in the LNB. He averaged an impressive 14.4ppg, 7.0rpg and 1.6apg. His team won Dominican Republic LNB Regular Season title. LDC will be entering in season tournament play this weekend at the Felipe Lopez Cup.
"We are exciting to sign a player like Sterling", said head coach Barnes. The goal is to allow him to showcase who he is for Santiago and the LNB. But don't be surprised if he's back in the NBA G League very soon.
Manley joined the Chicago Bulls and NBA Summer League roster in 2021. He would later sign in the CBA- China (Blue Whales).
He graduated from University of North Carolina in 2021 and it will be his third season as a professional player.