Mike James and CSKA: together until 2023

Mike James (photo: M. Serbin, cskabasket.com)
Guard Mike James (29 y.o., 185 cm) signed new 3-year contract with our club.

James is one of the best offensive-minded players in the modern European basketball, explosive scorer ready to take the responsibility in difficult moments for the team. Mikes resume includes appearances for the best EuroLeague teams, NBA experience, team titles in Italy and Greece, Alphonso Ford Trophy for 2018-19 season.

The American player joined the Red-Blues last summer and has become the key player for CSKA during the rebuilding times in past season. He averaged 21.1 points, 3.3 rebounds, 4.3 assists, 0.7 steals, making 42% of three-point shots in 28 EuroLeague games, 17.6 points, 2.4 rebounds, 4.4 assists, making 44% of three-point shots in 18 VTB United League games. He also made clutch shots in the games against Zalgiris, Efes and Barcelona.

Dimitris Itoudis, CSKA head coach:
We evaluated Mikes performance and contribution to the teams play during this season. I think it is mutual for both sides him and coaches, managements, president, sponsors, that we want to continue here in CSKA. Mike found good environment of people, players and personnel, who he likes to work with. We are looking forward to next three years.

Mike James, CSKA guard:
Im happy to be back in CSKA and continue our partnership for three more years. Hope its filled with championships.

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Mike James and CSKA: together until 2023

Author: CSKAbasket.TV

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