Latvian basketball player Jānis Timma joins Kazan “Unics”

The agreement is concluded for one month with the possibility to extend it until the end of the season.

At the start of the season, the Latvian basketball player was without a club, but in the summer, in the summer league of the Timma National Basketball Association (NBA) in Orlando “Magic”, he scored an average of 7.0 points in five games and won 3.4 rebounds.

In early April, Timma left the Moscow region “Khimki”. The basketball player played ten games in the United League last season, in which he spent an average of 24 minutes on the court. Timma averaged 6.8 points per game, 2.4 rebounds and 2.1 assists. In the Euroleague, he took part in 16 matches, playing an average of 25 minutes, averaging 7.1 points, winning 2.8 rebounds and intercepting the ball once.

Timma joined the Khimki team in June 2019, coming from Piraeus to Olympiakos. From 2015 to 2017, Timma represented another Russian team in Zenith, St. Petersburg, and then played for one season at the Spanish club Baskonia in Vitoria.

During his career, Timma has also represented the teams of ASK Rīga, ASK / Juniors, Liepājas lauvas, Ventspils and VEF Rīga.

The Grizzlies of Memphis were selected as the basketball player in the 2013 NBA draft with a total number of 60. In 2015, the Orlando “Magic” club won the right to a Latvian in this league.

With four victories in nine games, the Kazan team is ranked 11th in the ULEB Euroleague, while Unics basketball players are the leaders in seven duels with six successes.

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