SK Dnipro Azot Dniprodzerzhynsk (Superleague) strengthened their roster with addition of 26-year old American center David Weaver (209-113kg-87, college: Wake Forest). He just played at Neckar Lburg in German BBL league. In 18 games this season he recorded 5.5ppg and 3.3rpg. The last season he played at Energa Czarni (TBL) in Polish TBL. In 36 games last year he averaged 9.2ppg and 4.3rpg. The previous (10-11) season Weaver played at BC Siauliai (LKL) in Lithuanian LKL. The team played in three different competitions (!!!) that year, and he was exposed to basketball on different levels. In 23 LKL games that season he averaged 11.5ppg and 5.5rpg. Great season indeed as he was voted to Lithuanian League All-Star Game and All-Newcomers Team. Weaver also played 6 games in Eurocup where he averaged 11.5ppg, 3.0rpg and 1.5apg. He also played 17 games in Baltic League where he averaged 9.2ppg and 4.0rpg. He helped them to make it to the quarterfinals. Weaver also spent pre-season at Ilysiakos (A1) in Greek A1 earlier that year. His team was regular season runner-up in ACC in 2009. Weaver attended Wake Forest University until 2010 and it will be his third season as a professional player. The scouts decsribe him following way:
Versatile big man who possesses a defensive-minded game. An excellent shot blocker and post defender. Powerful dunker who finished with 45 dunks in his NCAA career. Can play at both the power forward and center positions.
BC Kremen Kremenchuk - MBC Mykolaiv 59:81 (14:21, 13:29, 12:11, 20:20) Pre-season tournament Havrilov's memorial is going on. This time MBC Mykolaiv destroyed BC Kremen Kremenchuk with 22 points. MBC Mykolaiv showed a great team work, where Oleksandr Kushnirov (208-C-92) made 14 and Olexiy Onufriyev (200-F-82) 13 pts Artem Shvets (202-F/C-85) also added 9 rebounds in the win. This is second lost game for BC Kremen Kremenchuk in this tournament. Even 16 pts+8 reb from Kristian Luhovtsov (1... [read more]
SC Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih clinched the victory at the pre-season tournament Hovorunov's memorial. Henry Dugat (183-PG-87, college: Baylor) nailed amazing 27 pts, 5 reb, 4 as, Pavlo Krutous (195-G/F-92, agency: Stanislav Ryzhov) added 13 pts and Vitaliy Zotov (186-PG-97, agency: Stanislav Ryzhov) 10 pts. But it was not enough to win. Budivelnyk Kyiv lost 74-80. On the other hand Vitali Malchevskiy (204-F-87) gived 15 pts, Dmytro Tykhonov (205-F/C-92) added 10 pts, 8 reb and Mykola Vilkhovetsk... [read more]
MBC Mykolaiv - Avantazh-Politekhnik Kharkov 87:93 (19:30, 21:26, 27:24, 20:13) Gavrilov memorial had started in Ukraine. In first game Avantazh-Politekhnik Kharkov overcomes MBC Mykolaiv. They got win thanks to a powerful end in a first quarter 19-30. Anton Rochnyak (206-F/C-91) made an amazing double-double 22 pts, 13 reb, 4 as, 4 st. Roman Kozlov (191-G-90) added 21 pts and Anton Mikhailov (197-F-91) 15 pts, 6 reb in the win. Oleksandr Kushnirov(208-C-92) with 21 pts, 10 reb couldn't... [read more]
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