Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Ilian Evtimov joines AEL Limassol

The 6.7”SF/PF Ilian Evtimov has reached an agreement with the Cypriot Division A Club EKA AEL Limassol. 

The Club is considered the “queen” of Cyprus Basketball. Other than the 13 championships, the 8 Cups and the 6 Super Cups, AEL is the only Cypriot team that has ever won an European title (Regional Challenge Cup, South Conference 2003). In 2007, for the fifth consecutive year, the team won the Cypriot championship, becoming the first Cypriot side to do so. AEL the past season has reached the Final 4 of the EuroChallenge. Before coming to Europe, Ilian played on college level in the USA for the North Carolina State University from 2001-2006. Evtimov signed his first professional contract with Vidivici Bologna in 2006 winning the second place of the Italian national Championship. The next season he has joined the Deutsche Bank Skyliners where he averaged 13.1ppg, grabbing 5.1rpg over the past two seasons. Ilian, who possesses dual citizenship, Bulgarian and French, has an older brother, Vasco, who also played in the best european leagues.

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