Janis Strelnieks moves to Greece

2022-08-10 08:05
Credit: BNS
Credit BNS

Basketball Champions League team AEK Athens signed a one-year deal with Latvian veteran Janis Strelnieks, per the official report.

The 32-year-old guard is coming off an injury-plagued season with Zalgiris Kaunas.

He averaged 6.5 points, 1.8 assists, and 5.6 PIR over 23 EuroLeague games last season. 

Janis Strelnieks

Janis  Strelnieks
Position: PG
Age: 32
Height: 191 cm
Weight: 85 kg
Birth place: Talsi, Latvia

Strelnieks had slightly better numbers in the Lithuanian Basketball League, putting up 7.0 points, 2.8 assists, and 6.8 PIR per game (34 duels).

Before coming to Kaunas, the 1.91-meter player was a member of CSKA Moscow, Olympiacos Piraeus, Brose Bamberg, Budivelnyk Kyiv, Spartak St. Petersburg, and Ventspils.

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