Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Olympiacos agreed terms with Aleksandar Vezenkov

Olympiacos agreed terms with Aleksandar Vezenkov. The 22-year-old Bulgarian also holds a Greek passport and returns to Greece after 3 years in Spain and Barcelona. Vezenkov started his professional career in 2011 with Aris and was approached by Olympiacos in 2013 before renewing his contract with Aris. Vezenkov was voted the Best Young Player of the Greek League in 2013, 2014, and 2015. He was named Greek League MVP in 2015 when he was the top scorer and second in rebounds in the league. After that Vezenkov declared for the NBA 2015 Draft but he later withdrew, and he continued in Spain with Barcelona. Vezenkov finally declared for the NBA 2017 Draft and was selected with the 57th overall pick by the Brooklyn Nets. He is a member of the senior men's Bulgarian national team.

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