K.C. Rivers signs with Zenit

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Antonis Stroggylakis

17/Jul/20 10:10


Rivers reunites with Xavi Pascual in Russia.

By Eurohoops Team/ info@eurohoops.net

Zenit St. Petersburg signed former EuroLeague champion K.C. Rivers to a one-year deal, the Russian club announced. The 33-year-old veteran swingman is reuniting with coach Xavi Pascual after their 2016-2018 stint on Panathinaikos.

Rivers last played with Zalgiris Kaunas, averaging 9.3 points, 1.5 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 21:22 minutes over 18 EuroLeague games before the season shut down in March.

In 2015, Rivers won the EuroLeague as a player of Real Madrid. The American player spent two seasons with Panathinaikos winning the 2017 and 2018 championship titles and the 2017 Cup before moving to Crvena Zvezda. He claimed the 2019 ABA League title with the Serbian powerhouse.