Ryan Holmes (197 cm, Philander Smith´05) will return to Colombia after signing for Bucaros Freskaleche (DirecTV League). The guard/forward will replace fellow American Santos Martinez (198 cm, Livingstone´06) who is out with broken ribs. Ryan Holmes has previously had a short stint in Colombia with Piratas Bogota during the 2007/2008 season.
The American has been hampered by injury through much of his career and his last significant game time came during the 2009/2010 season. During that campaign he played for Quebec Kebs (Canada, PBL) where he played seven games and averaged 12.6 points and 4.3 rebounds per game. The 31-year old has also played Syria, Bahrain, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia.