Lima leaves Besiktas

26-year old Brazilian international center Augusto Lima (207-104kg-91) left Besiktas Sompo Japan Istanbul (BSL). In 12 games he averaged 7.0ppg and 4.1rpg this season. He also played 9 games in Basketball Champions League where he had 6.3ppg, 4.8rpg and 1.2spg.

The last season Lima played at Zalgiris in Lithuanian LKL. In 42 games he recorded 6.2ppg and 4.5rpg. He helped them to win the league title and the cup. Lima also played 30 games in Euroleague where he got 4.6ppg and 3.7rpg.

Among other achievements he received All-Panamerican Games 2nd Team award in 2015.

Lima has been also a member of Brazilian international program for some years. He has regularly played for Brazilian senior team since 2011 and previously for U17 National Team back in 2007.
Lima represented Brazil at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) last year. His stats at that event were 4 games: 6.5ppg, 6.3rpg, FGP: 62.5%.

Lima has played previously professionally in Italy and Spain (Real Madrid, Unicaja Malaga, UCAM Murcia and CB Granada).

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