German runners-up Alba Berlin is shaping up for the new season and its imminent Turkish Airlines Euroleague Qualifying Rounds duel against VEF Riga as the team announced on Friday the addition of big man Torin Francis for the next two seasons. Francis (2.10 meters, 28 years old) arrives from Panellinios of the Greek League, where last year he averaged 15.7 points and 8.2 rebounds in six Eurocup Last 16 games. He had his biggest game against Benetton Basket in which he scored 29 points for a 44 index rating performance. In the Last 16, he ranked 3rd overall in index rating, 9th in scoring, 2nd in rebounds and also 4th in blocks. Francis played college ball in Notre Dame until 2006 and then he moved to Europe to play in Italy with Capo D’Orlando.