Kyle Vinales pens deal with SC Derby

Sunday, 05. September 2021 at 20:02

SC Derby has just completed a very important transfer as they signed a contract with American point guard Kyle Vinales.

Andrej Zakelj (Photo: SC Derby)

SC Derby has just completed a very important transfer as they signed a contract with American point guard Kyle Vinales.

During his college career, Kyle Vinales played for the Central Connecticut State University from 2011 to 2015. After finishing his studies, this excellent scorer had short stints in Puerto Rico and Tunisia, while in 2018 he arrived in Europe where he joined AEK Larnaca. Vinales averaged 17,6 points in the 2018/19 Cypriot championship.

In the following season, Vinales moved to VTB side Kalev and he was one of the team’s best players in the 2019/20 VTB campaign in which he averaged 17,7 points and 4,6 assists per game. He was also selected for the 2020 VTB All-Star Game.

Vinales spent the previous season in Lithuanian side Lietkabelis. He averaged 16 points and 4,5 assists in the 2020/21 Lithuanian championship, while he averaged 14,8 points and 4 assists in the 2020/21 EuroCup campaign.

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Kyle Vinales novo je pojačanje SC Derby-a

Kyle Vinales rođen je 18. juna 1992. godine u Farmington Hills-u u državi Mičigen. Na koledžu je branio boje Central Connecticut-a od 2011. do 2015. godine.

Nakon koledž košarke nastupao je u Portoriku i Tunisu prije nego je došao u Evropu 2018. godine.

Prvi ugovor u Evropi je potpisao sa AEK Larnakom gdje je u domaćoj ligi postizao 17.6 poena po meču uz 2.6 skokova i 2 asistencije.

U sezoni 2019/20 prelazi u Kalev sa kojim je nastupao u VTB ligi. Imao je fantastičnu sezonu u kojoj je postizao 17.7 poena uz 3 skoka i 4.6 asistencija. Nastupio je na All-Star utakmici u VTB ligi 2020. godine gdje je briljirao sa 22 poena, 3 asistencije i 2 skoka.

U prethodnoj sezoni je branio boje Lietkabelisa sa kojim je nastupio u Evrokupu. U domaćoj ligi je postizao 16 poena uz 4.5 asistencije, dok je u Evrokupu bilježio 14.8 poena i 4 asistencije.