By Semih Tuna/ STuna@Eurohoops.net
Tbilisi, Georgia – Sasha Vezenkov is the scoring leader of Eurobasket so far with 26,7 ppg per average and Sacramento Kings coach Mike Brown didn’t hide his interest in the player, while talking to Eurohoops in Cologne, Germany.
So it was only natural for Vezenkov to answer, also via Eurohoops, from Tbilisi, Georgia, where Bulgaria is competing in Eurobasket Group A.
And as the Bulgarian star said, the next summer, when the Kings will be able to try to sign him again, is too far away: “It’s a big season, I have a big priority with my team Olympiacos in what will be a very difficult year. My only thought is to stay focused and stay healthy, to give everything I can [to Olympiacos]. And then we will see. Next summer is ten months away. The first thing is to be healthy and we will see”.
After all, for the moment, his priority is Georgia and the quest of his team to make it to the Round of 16, even if currently Bulgaria after a 0-3 start, has low chances.
Vezenkov doesn’t back down and still hopes for the best: “We have a big problem with our defense, we received 91 points [against Montenegro]. If we don’t play defense, we can’t beat any team. It will be too hard to make it to the second round, we have two more games, we have to rest, we have to be together and try out best”.