The Canarias Basketball Academy are pleased to announce that the 6’11, 265lb native of the Netherlands , Shaquille Doorson has committed to play for Head coach Jamie Dixon at the University of Pittsburgh. The 1 year CBA post graduate student is delighted with the opportunity to be an integral piece of a leading program who compete in the prestigious ACC: ”This was always the goal for me and the reason why I came to CBA. My dream has come true, to know I’ll be playing in the ACC under a great coach and at a great program in a power house conference. I can only thank Rob Orellana and his coaching staff for pushing me everyday to make this dream become a reality”.


Virtually unknown before he was recruited by CBA, Doorson becomes the second player within a week to sign for a high major program competing with in the ACC. CBA Director, Rob Orellana said; “In his short time here Shaquille has taken huge strides and he is a true credit himself and to CBA; this is a great move for him as he will be challenged everyday and I really believe that his continued development will flourish under the guidance of head coach Jamie Dixon”.

Here you are a video with his highlights at CBA:



All of us at CBA wish Shaquille all the best as he moves on to the next stage of his development.

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