Ukrainian basketball players Bogdan Bliznyuk and Alexander Kobets will try to gain a foothold in the NBA through the Summer League.
Bliznyuk and Kobets at the recent NBA draft did not hear their names, that does not close in front of them road in the main basketball League in the world.
Bliznyuk will perform in the NBA Summer League in the “clippers”. Ukrainian forward in the NCAA was the leader of the University of Eastern Washington, picking up last season in average per game at 21.2 points, 6.8 rebounds and 3.9 assists.
Kobets in the Summer League will present “Chicago”. 22-year-old defender of the national team of Ukraine in the last season helped “Cherkassy Maitam” for the first time to win the Superleague. In matches of the championship of Ukraine Kobets average per game, scored 14.3 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.7 assists.
In the Summer League Ukraine will be presented several basketball players selected in the draft, the Yssouf Sanon and Svyatoslav Mikhailuk will perform for the “Washington” and “Lakers” respectively, and the heavy forward Joel Bolombi with the club still undecided.We will remind, in last season in the NBA only one Ukrainian played on a regular basis – the center “Phoenix” Oleksiy Lane, which in summer becomes an unrestricted free agent.