Kuzminskas is moving to Turkey – he will also play in the Champions League

Kuzminskas is moving to Turkey – he will also play in the Champions League
Kuzminskas is moving to Turkey – he will also play in the Champions League

The Izmir team plays in the Turkish top league and in the FIBA ​​Champions League.

The Lithuanian, who played for Zenit St. Petersburg last season, left Russia after the country attacked Ukraine at the end of February. Since then, the striker has been dealing with contract issues and waiting for new offers.

M. Kuzminskas, who overcame the effects of the injury and went to the European basketball championship with the Lithuanian national team, showed that he has enough gunpowder.

The basketball player, who became one of the team’s leaders, scored an average of 10 points, 2.5 rebounds and collected 8.2 utility points per game. In difficult moments, the oldest player of the national team successfully took the initiative more than once.

He averaged 5 points, 2 rebounds and 4.8 assists in the EuroLeague last season.

During his career, M. Kuzminskas has played for Vilnius “Sakala”, “Perl”, Šiauliai, Kaunas “Žalgiris”, Malaga “Unicaja”, New York “Knicks”, Milan “Armani”, Piraeus “Olympiakos”, Krasnodar “Lokomotiv” and in the Saint Petersburg “Zenit” teams.

With the Lithuanian national team, he became European vice-champion in 2013 and 2015.

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The article is in Lithuanian

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