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.
BC Nizhny Novgorod and American forward DeAndre Kane agreed to terminate the contract. We thank him for his contribution to this season and wish him all the best in future career.
Nizhny Novgorod is back with One Team sessions. This week One Team coach Marko Nestorovic and BC Nizhny Novgorod forward Aleksandr Gudumak visited our friends from boarding school #8 with a new workshop. Before the practice they presented kids with new balls to renew their basketball implements.
BC Nizhny Novgorod adds Dijon Thompson (33y.o., 201cm, 88kg) to its roster. American forward spent two years in our club in 2012-2014 and helped the team to become vice-champions in VTB League. The new contract runs unti the end of 2017-2018 season.
First win of BC Nizhny Novgorod over Zenit St. Petersburg in Top-16 Eurocup (113:105) in our courtside report.
In the game with Zenit St. Petersburg DeAndre Kane became weekly MVP due to his performance index rating of 39, which was the highest PIR among winning players. He scored 31 points (10 of 12 2-point shots) and added 9 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 drown fouls to his statistics. His PIR and scoring registers are both career records for him.
We are getting ready for the Christmas game in Top-16 7DAYS EuroCup with Zenit. Feel our Christmas and New Year vibe in a short blockbuster inspired by "Home Alone"!
Nizhny Novgorod decided to opt out of the contract with Latvian guard Ingus Jakovics. We thank Ingus for his spell in our club and wish him good luck in future career.
In the fith week of One Team project BC Nizhny Novgorod and kids from boarding school #8 decided to visit trampolining park “Up!”. The main goal of this event was to show special kids how to blow off the steam in a positive way and control internal aggression through sport and divertissement. During two hours the kids were having fun on trampoline under control of One Team coach Marko Nestorovic.
BC NN made an agreement with Croatian center and power forward Tomislav Zubcic (211cm, 110kg, 26 y.o.). He started the season in Avtodor Saratov, participated in six games in VTB League, averaging 11,8 points; 5,2 rebounds and 2 assists. The contract with Nizhny runs until the end of the season.