Zalgiris Kaunas bolstered its frontcourt for the foreseeable future by inking center Marek Blazevic to a multi-year deal, the club announced Tuesday
Zalgiris adds size with Blazevic
Blazevic (2.07 meters, 18 years old) arrives from archrivals Rytas Vilnius, where he averaged 4.1 points and 3.0 rebounds in 9 7DAYS EuroCup games last season. He started his career with Perlas Vilnius, joining Rytas soon after that. Blazevic led U18 Rytas to the 2017-18 Euroleague Basketball Adidas Next Generation Tournament title, getting 20 points and 11 rebounds in the Championship Game against U18 Stellazzurra Rome ane earning All-Tournament team honors. He also played as the 2018-19 ANGT Qualifier in Kaunas, averaging 12.7 points and 6.0 rebounds in 3 games. Blazevic is set to make his Turkish Airlines EuroLeague debut with Zalgiris in the 2020-21 campaign.