American basketball player Denzel joins Jilin

Changchun: American centre Denzel Boles has officially joined the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) side Jilin Northeast Tigers.

The two sides inked the deal Monday. Boles completed the three foreign player list which also includes point guard Douglas from Jordan and American forward Tony Mitchell.

"Boles has good physical condition and can shoot perfectly. He moves fast and has excellent flexibility," said assistant coach Wang Han.

Boles, 24, stands at 2.08 metres tall and weighs 116 kg.

He impressed in last season`s Philippines league, ranking in the top three in scoring, rebounds and blocked shots.

Boles also played in NCAA for four years and then joined a Lithuanian team where he averaged 12.6 points, 6.4 rebounds, 2.4 assists.

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