Jonas Jerebko ready for Russian top club: "Signs tonight"

After ten years, Jonas Jerebko now chooses to leave the American basketball league NBA. - Signs tonight, he writes briefly to SVT Sport. According to data for SVT Sport, he will sign for the Moscow club BC Khimki.


According to data for SVT Sport, the changeover will be official tomorrow, Wednesday, but the contract is not signed tonight. There is no information yet on the length of the contract or the amount involved.

The Moscow club BC Khimki plays in the VTB United League, a Russian league that was started in 2008. Khimki also plays in the Euro League, which is the basketball equivalent of the Football Champions League.

Jonas Jerebko started his career in the Kinna club Marbo Basket. After that it became a game in Luleå for Plannja where he went in 2006, but already after a season he moved to Italy and games in Milan for the club Angelico Biella. Jerebko was drafted to the NBA by the Detroit Pistons in 2009 where there were five seasons.

After Detroit, it became the Boston Celtics and Utah Jazz before landing in Oakland, California and the Golden State Warriors.

Has played over 600 games in the NBA

Last summer, Jerebko signed on for the reigning NBA Champions Golden State Warriors. The hope was to be the first Swedish to win an NBA championship. But damage to the key players in the final series caused that pitch to fall and the Toronto Raptors, winning the title after six games.

Jerebko has played 635 games in the NBA, averaging 17.8 minutes per game and during that time he averaged 6.2 points and 4 rebounds per game.

The club is stellar and has this year also recruited Timofej Mozgov, who has many years behind him in the NBA and Jeremy Evans, also he with NBA merits.

The team has been in the final in Russia three seasons in a row.

SVT Sport has tried to reach Khimki to comment on the information .

ref: svt

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