Santiago Basket ink Aaron Perez for 2021 United Cup
Santiago Basket Titanes Dorado (United Cup) signed experienced 33-year old Mexican-American (has also Mexican passport) forward Aaron Perez (197cm-91kg-86, college: OKBU). He joins another USA player Robert Colon who is already in the roster.
Perez played last summer at Plateros in Mexican LNBP. Later would play for Correcaminos UAT Victoria (LNBP). In 28 games he averaged an impressive 13.1ppg, Reb-4 (9.0rpg) and 2.8apg. He would would later be named to the 2019 Mexican LNBP All-Star Team.
Perez has played also professionally in China, Mexico (Dorados, Correcaminos, Halcones Rojos, Pioneros and Huracanes) and ABA (Las Vegas A.).
The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others Perez played in the final of Mexican Chihuahua Vive in 2015. He was selected to Mexican LNBP All-Star Game in 2019.
He attended Oklahoma Baptist University until 2008 and it will be his 14th (hopefully lucky) (!!!) season as a professional player.
Perez could be described: classic slasher 3 man and great finisher who plays with tremendous energy. Excellent in the open court; absolutely superb defender and outstanding offensive rebounder,impossible to block out; shot improving all the time,first class person! Very versatile and efficient.