Brian Butch inks with An Nahl Sharjah

Brian ButchAmerican power forward Brian Butch (211 cm, Wisconsin’08) has signed on the dotted line at An Nahl Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates top flight. The 30-year old American center played the end of the 2014 season with Meralco Bolts (Philippines-PBA). He impressed with 27.5ppg and 21.0rpg over six games of the Commissioner’s Cup.

Butch started the 2013/14 season with the Bakersfield Jam (D-League) where he played 44 games and averaged well, with 12.9ppg and 10.9rpg. The quality Brian Butch has displayed attracted NBA attention in the past and the power forward has pre-seasoned with the Utah Jazz, Denver Nuggets, and the New Orleans Hornets. In 2010 Butch picked up the D-League award for Impact Player of the Year and also finished the 2010 D-League All-Star game as MVP.

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