Swedish forward Jonas of Jerebko, who played nine seasons in the NBA, signed a contract with basketball club “Khimki”, reported on the website of the Moscow region team.
Last season, the 32-year-old Jerebko spent in the “Golden state Warriors” and played 73 games in which average per game, scored 6.3 points, 3.9 rebounds and made gave 1.3 assists. The contract Swede with Khimki signed until 2021.
“I am glad that I will have a great opportunity to play in one of the best teams in Europe. Looking forward to the moment when will be able to fight against top European opponents. I spent ten years in USA and now back in Europe, Euroleague has always been the tournament I wanted to play. About “Khimki”, the players and coaches I know a lot. The team brought together top Russian and foreign players, with whom I would be interested to work,” said the Swede.
“I will try to show their best qualities in Russia and Europe, will play for the fans “Himok”. Wow, now our team will have two Swedes. I always liked how he plays Alexey Shved, we have already managed to make a joke on this topic. He is a very talented player, I will be glad to be his teammate. Also I’ll be glad to study Russian, and Moscow, where I had never been,” he added Jerebko.