AX Armani Exchange Milan and Kyle Hines will be together one more year after signing a deal on Monday that keeps him in the fashion capital until at least the end of next season. Hines (1.98 meters, 35 years old) averaged 8.0 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.8 assists with Milan during last season, in which he as voted the Best Defender in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague for the second time by the competition's head coaches.
Milan, Hines extend relationship
Hines is a four-time EuroLeague champion with Olympiacos Piraeus (2012 and 2013), and CSKA Moscow (2016 and 2019) and joined Milan for the 2020-21 season after seven seasons at CSKA Moscow. In his first season in the Italian team, Milan reached the EuroLeague Final Four for the first time in two decades, but fell to FC Barcelona in the semifinals. Last season, Milan reached the playoffs but fell to eventual champ Anadolu Efes Istanbul. Milan and Hines just capped their season by winning the Italian League title together.
"Milan is a city that my family and me have come to love," said Hines. "I really like this organization, I like playing together with this group of guys. I stay in Milan to keep on winning, because for me, that's the only important thing. I am happy to be able to continue here."