In the 2016/17 season, Joe Ragland helped Avellino to qualify to the semifinals of the Italian League where his team was defeated by the champion-to-be. Joe got to the Top-5 of snipers of the season, averaging 17.7 points, 5.1 assists. 1.4 steals in 35 games. He took the fifth place in effectiveness in the League (18.4).
Welcome to Loko Joe!
Alexey Savrasenko, General Manager of PBC Lokomotiv Kuban:
- Joe Ragland is a creative player who can play effectively on both ends of the court. We expect that he will make a progress in the team and become one of leaders in the new season.
Sasa Obradovic, Head Coach of PBC Lokomotiv Kuban:
- Joe is a very aggressive pg - scorer , can create for himself and the others, good teammate and true leader, will be a key player for Loko.
Joe Ragland, Guard of PBC Lokomotiv Kuban:
- I'm very excited to come to Kuban and play for such a great club, and staff. I'm excited to join and meet the new guys on the team, to buy into the coaches plan and work together for a successful season.