Jurijs Aleksejevs signs with BC Odessa

Jurijs_AleksejevsLatvian basketball power forward Jurijs Aleksejevs has signed contract with Ukraine Superleague club Odessa.

Jurijs Aleksejevs is a strong power forward with a great three point shot. Last season he played for the Latvian Basketball League newcomers BK Jēkabpils and averaged 11.6 ppg, 7.7 rpg, 1.4 apg, 0.7 bs and 1 st. He helped his team to reach the Latvian league quarterfinals. During his career he has also played for NH Ostrava (Czech Republic), BK Liepājas Lauvas (Latvia) and VEF Rīga (Latvia).

He will join Ukrainian Superleague club Odessa, which last season finished 12th in the league table with 14 wins in 39 games.

Juris Aleksejevs would like to thank BK Jēkabpils for the given opportunity, great season and professional attitude from the club.

Photo: Martins Silis

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