BC Nizhny Novgorod signed a one-year deal with Canadian bigman Sean Denison (211 cm, 111 kg, 32 y.o.). Last season he spent in Romanian CSM Oradea, participating in the national championship and Basketball Champions League. From 2011 till 2013 he played in Russian clubs Spartak-Primorye and Ataman.
Nizhny Novgorod terminated the contract with American forward Erik McCree who’d joined the team this august. The decision was made by mutual agreement. At the moment Nizhny is in search of a new player for the vacant place.
BC NN signed a two-year contract with American forward Erik McCree (23 y.o., 203 cm, 102 kg). From 2013 to 2017 he was playing for Louisiana Tech in NCAA. Last season he showed his best statistics averaging 17,7 points, 8,9 rebounds, 1,3 assists in 33 games.
BC NN signed a two-year deal with American point guard Sterling Gibbs (188cm, 84kg, 24 y.o). In his college years he played for Seton Hall Pirates and Connecticut Huskies in NCAA. In 2016-2017 spent his first season overseas as he joined Hungarian team Kormend. He helped the team to semifinals in Hungarian Cup and Hungarian League averaging 14,4 points, 2,1 rebounds, 3,3 assists in 27 games.
Tomislav Zubcic, Siim-Sander Vene, Kenny Boynton and Dijon Tompson will continue their careers in other clubs. We thank guys for their spell in our team and wish them all the best in future careers.
BC Nizhny Novgorod signed a one-year deal with Serbian power forward Stevan Jelovac (28 y.o., 2.08 m., 110 kg). He spent last three seasons playing for CAI Zaragoza in Liga ACB. In 2016-2017 he took part in 32 games averaging 14,3 points, 5 rebounds and 0,8 assists.
BC Nizhny Novgorod is ready to announce its new head coach. The club signed a two-year deal with Serbian specialist Zoran Lukic. Previously from 2008 till 2014 Lukic worked as a head coach in BC Nizhny Novgorod and gained silver medals in VTB League with the team in 2013-2014 season.
BC NN parted ways with the head coach. His contract expired after the end of season 2016-2017. We thank Arturs for his contribution to the team’s achievements and wishes him luck in his further career.
BC Nizhny Novgorod former head coach enters club's coaching board as a Chief of Basketball Operations. The contract runs till the end of 2016-2017 season. Serbian specialist will help the team making the playoffs in VTB League. Previously from 2008 till 2014 Zoran Lukic worked as a head coach in BC Nizhny Novgorod and gained silver medals in VTB League with the team.