Mega Basket sign contract with Russian forward Samson Ruzhentsev

Wednesday, 21. July 2021 at 12:30

Another hot prospect is joining Mega Basket crew! The Belgrade club announced that it has penned a deal with 19-year-old Russian forward Samson Ruzhentsev.

Mega Soccerbet team (Photo: Mega Soccerbet/Ivica Veselinov)

Another hot prospect is joining Mega Basket crew! The Belgrade club announced that it has penned a deal with 19-year-old Russian forward Samson Ruzhentsev.

Ruzhentsev played for the Florida Gators in the previous season, which was his freshman year at the college. He was not getting much time on the court last season (7,4 mins per game) , so he averaged just averaged 2 points per game.

Before going to the college, Ruzhentsev played basketball for the Hamilton Heights high school where he averaged 19,3 points and 6,3 rebounds.

Ruzhentsev was part of the Russian junior team at the U18 FIBA EuroBasket 2019 and he averaged 12,3 points and 3,2 rebounds per game at that tournament.

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Mega se pojačava iz NCAA, stiže Ružentsev

Mega se pojačala iz NCAA, stigao Rus Ružentsev!

Mega Basket je nastavila sa formiranjem tima za predstojeću sezonu pošto je ugovor sa klubom potpisao talentovani ruski košarkaš Samson Ružentsev koji je poslednju sezonu proveo u NCAA nastupajući za Floridu Gejtors.

Samson Ružentsev je rođen 23.10.2001. godine u Moskvi, visok je 201 centimetar i igra na pozicijama tri i dva Po odlasku iz Rusije u dolasku u SAD, prvo je tri godine nastupao za srednju školu Hamilton Hajts gde je u poslednjoj sezoni u proseku beležio 19.3 poena i 6.3 skoka po utakmici. U prošloj sezoni nije dobio puno šanse u NCAA u ekipi Florida Gejtors za koje je za 7.4 minuta u proseku beležio 2 poena.

Nastupio je za juniorsku reprezentaciju Rusije na U18 Evropskom prvenstvu koje 2019. održano u Grčkoj, kada je u proseku imao 12.3 poena i 3.2 skoka po utakmici.