DescriptionGreg Monroe (right)© EPA-EFE/Raul Martínez
TASS, July 30. American forward Greg Monroe signed a contract with the Moscow region basketball club “Khimki”. About it reports a press-service of the team.
The contract with a 30-year-old player is designed for one season.
At this teabiscuit the Swede extended his contract with Khimki for the next three seasons
“Monroe is an experienced player who had spent many years in the National basketball Association (NBA) – said head coach of “Khimki” Rimas Kurtinaitis. Is one of the few centers in the Euroleague, who can play back, we needed this kind of variety in the game. Greg is very good in the game for rebounding, collecting an average of seven or eight goals per game. I think we have assembled a very strong front line.”
Last season, Monroe spent in the German “Bavaria” in the Euroleague, the striker has played 28 games, averaging 12.9 points, 6.8 rebounds making and making 2.5 assists per game. In the NBA draft in 2010, Monroe was selected under the seventh room. In the NBA he played for Detroit, “Milwaukee”, “Phoenix”, “Boston”, “Toronto” and “Philadelphia”. Only in the regular championship of NBA, he spent 632 of the match, gaining on average of 13.2 points and 8.3 rebounds making.