Caledonia Gladiators are delighted to announce the signing of Czech Republican basketball star, Lukáš Palyza, to their roster. With his wealth of experience and exceptional skills on the court, Palyza is set to bring an exciting new dynamic to the Gladiators and reinforce their position as formidable contenders in the upcoming basketball season.

Hailing from Ostrava, Czech Republic, Lukáš Palyza has built an illustrious career in basketball, captivating fans worldwide with his mesmerizing performances. Standing 6’8” tall, Palyza has consistently demonstrated his prowess in shooting, ball-handling, and court vision, earning him accolades and recognition as one of the top players in his league.

Lukáš is a 5-time champion in the Czech top division and has represented his national team in multiple international tournaments, including impressive displays against The USA. Last season he averaged 9.2 PTS, 2.6 REB and 1.6 AST.

His achievements include; 2012 EuroCup Quarter Finalist, 2021 Basketball Champions League Quarter Finalist, Czech Republic Cup Winner 3x and much more.

Gareth Murray said the following about his latest recruitment: “Lukáš is the type of experienced player that will help us in European competition.  He has played in the BCL or equivalent for the majority of his career.  Another guy who has a long history with the Czech national team, Olympics, World Cup and EuroBasket’s.

He’s a player who is smart, makes plays and hits shots. He’s been playing at a high level for multiple years and knows what it takes on a daily basis and in games to help your team win.

Throughout his career, Palyza has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to excellence, a trait that resonates perfectly with the Gladiators’ philosophy of continuous improvement and determination to achieve greatness.”

Lukáš said; I’m truly honoured to have the opportunity to join such an ambitious team with a great future. It’s amazing to see the growing project of Caledonia Gladiators and all the big steps forward the club is making. I’m a team player and I can’t wait to be part of the team with such a great chemistry. I will try to contribute in the best way I can to help the team achieve the maximum potential, bring the entire fanbase and community together and make it a true joy for our fans to support us and watch us play the beautiful game of basketball.

The signing of Lukáš Palyza marks a significant milestone in the Gladiators’ journey towards success. As they gear up for the upcoming season.