Forward/center James Augustine (32 y.o., 208 cm) signed 1-year contract with our team with the option for another year…
James Augustine has become a CSKA player
Forward/center James Augustine (32 y.o., 208 cm) signed 1-year contract with our team with the option for another year.

The agreement will come into effect after medical tests.

American veteran is a former Illinois Fighting Illini, he was selected with the 41st pick by the Orlando Magic in the 2006 NBA Draft. After his rookie contract with the Magic expired he moved to Spain, defended Gran Canaria, Valencia and Murcia colors. Augustine spent his past four seasons in Khimki.

Augustine led the team from Moscow Region last Euroleague season in PIR (16.8, 8th in the tournament), he averaged 11.0 points, 6.7 rebounds (4th), 1.7 assists, 1.0 steals and 1.0 blocked shots (8th) in 27.8 minutes. James finished the season first in 2-point percentage (68.8%) moving his current teammate Kyle Hines (67.4%) to second position. The American player’s stats in the 2015-16 VTB League: 10.0 points, 5.7 rebounds, 1.7 assists, 1.3 steals, 0.6 blocked shots, 24.2 minutes in 31 game.

Yelena Bezdenezhnykh, Norilsk Nickel Vice President:
We support CSKA management decision to strengthen the team under the basket. We watched James Augustine playing for Khimki multiple times and we perfectly know his capabilities. We greet James in the Army Men family and hope that his game will look even brighter that ever. We wish our new big man good health and many victories with CSKA!

Dimitris Itoudis, CSKA head coach:
Augustine is the player that we faced all those years as an opponent in Khimki. I also know him long-long time, from his years in Valencia and other clubs. He is an athletic big man who brings mobility, athleticism, aggressiveness. James is a good catcher and finisher either above the rim or from a perimeter, he has good vision of the court, with smart kicks and passes. We are looking forward to add James to our team.

James Augustine, CSKA forward/center:
I am very happy for being able to join a club like Cska. It is a big step for me in my career to play for such a great team with great players and coaches. I am very excited to get started and have another great year.


11 August 18:04
Отличное усиление под кольцом.
Евгений S
05 July 16:32
Хороший центровой с неплохим броском.
04 July 13:52
Добро пожаловать, Джеймс!
04 July 13:02
И добро пожаловать)
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