Ukrainian basketball player Alexander Kobets signed an agreement with the club NBA “Washington wizards” (the Washington Wizards). However, for a new club this season, the player will not act.
He Kobets is a graduate of the “Cherkassy Monkeys”, which at the professional level has played 6 seasons. For the main team of the club Alexander Kobets began to speak of the 2012-2013 season. During this time, Kobets managed to enter in the club’s history as the most successful player. Today Sasha got in the super League for the “Cherkassy Monkeys” 1679 points. During the performances in Cherkasy Kobets became a player of the national team of Ukraine. And with 3×3 national team became the bronze medalist of the European championship, for which he received the title of master of sports of international class.
However, this season Kobets will be in G-League in one of the farm teams, “Washington wizards” – “capital city go-Go”. By the way, that “Washington wizards” chose yet another Ukrainian – Yusuf Sanana under the 44th peak at the NBA draft, but the latter will spend this season in the Slovenian “Olympia”, which performed before.
According to the Kobiets the contract with “Washington wizards” necessary in his situation, to be able to play in G League.
“This is a historic event in my life, I dreamed of all my life and from today will try to do everything possible to become a full player of the NBA. To do this, have a lot to prove next season in G-League. Given certain circumstances, I was unable to play in the development League of the NBA, by signing an agreement with the main team. On the one hand it is, on the other hand a very pleasant circumstance. I would like to thank “Maitim Cherkasy”, which made me incredibly much. Coach Maxim Magellano, all the club staff and especially to Mikhail Brodsky, who gave the opportunity to freely and even leave the club for my own development. However, I want to say to all the young players who engaged in school “Cherkassy Monkeys” – that’s one of the best sports schools that will help you to develop and do not prevent the continuation of a career,” said Kobets after signing the agreement.
Thus, Oleksandr Kobets was the second graduate of the “Cherkassy Monkeys”, who in season 2018-2019 to have a valid contract with the NBA club. We will remind that earlier the contract with “Los Angeles Lakers” signed Svyatoslav Mikhailyuk.
By the way, another club, which plays in the G-League, is interested in the services of the Ukrainian player Alexander Mshali.
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