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“Khimki” have strengthened the squad forward, “Golden state”

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“Khimki” on its official website announced the signing of a contract with the ex-forward of “Golden state Warriors” by Jonas Zherebko.

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The agreement of the Moscow club with a 32-year-old basketball player for two years.

The Swede returned to Europe after nine seasons in the NBA. In the 2018/19 season he played 73 matches in the “Golden state”, gaining 6.3 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game.

“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. I played against Russian team in the European championship and I know what European basketball, so I don’t think I have any problems with adaptation. 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,” said Zherebko.

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