TWO of Worcester Wolves’ rising stars are to prolong their blossoming basketball education at the club and, at the same time, will continue to hit the books in their studies at the University of Worcester.
Kalil Irving and Disraeli Lufadeju are the latest names to commit to the Wolves for the coming season.
Off the court, forward Irving is about to embark on the third year of a Marketing degree and is delighted to have the opportunity to enjoy a third season of on-court action with the Wolves.
Similarly, shooting guard Lufadeju is another student athlete who is being given the chance to impress Wolves’ Director of Basketball Paul James.
While Lufadeju’s debut year was hampered by a lengthy early-season injury, Irving was able to consolidate himself as a valuable member of James’ team rotation.
James praised their contributions, saying: “Kalil and Dizzy are two of the brightest young English talents in the league at the moment.
“Kalil had a breakout season, earning himself a regular starting spot and, whilst Dizzy was hurt for most of the season, towards the end he showed the potential that got him here, and I’m now looking for him to step up his game this season.”