Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Javtokas signed a 2 season deal with Khimki

Today Khimki announced the signing of lithuanian center, Robertas Javtokas(2.11-C) via their official website. There were rumors about the transfer a week ago and there were also rumors about Javtokas talking to CSKA. He will be a player of Khimki for next 2 seasons and replacing Macej Lampe that went to Maccabi and will be completing the front line along with Jorge Garbajosa.

Javtokas played for Dynamo Moscow last season but due to financial problems of the russian team he will not be renewing with them. He has also played in the past for Lietuvos Rytas and Panathinaikos but they ended their contract mutually and he signed with Dynamo Moscow. Javtokas played with in the russian Superleague and the Eurocup. He averaged 8.2 points 6 rebounds and 1.1 blocks in 24 games in Russia, also he averaged 11.9 points and 6.3 rebounds in 13 games in the Eurocup.
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