Khimki adds Chris Kramer as point guard 4 august 2019

American point guard Chris Kramer signed one-year agreement with our club with an option for another season (1+1). Last two seasons Kramer played for Lithuanian side Rytas Vilnius, where he became King Mindaugas Cup winner. Welcome to the club, Chris!

Rimas Kurtinaitis, Khimki Moscow Region head coach:

“Kramer is a good player, I worked with him in Lietuvos Rytas a couple of seasons ago. He is very good, tenacious, physically strong guard with a high basketball IQ, who understands basketball well. Chris is a tall point guard, just as I prefer”.

Chris Kramer, Khimki Moscow Region guard:

“I'm very excited about joining Khimki and getting to compete at the highest level in Europe. Hopefully, we'll have a lot of success together. Also, it will be great to rejoin coach Kurtinaitis. I'm grateful for him pursuing and wanting me to join the club”.

Christopher Scott Kramer

Birthday — April 4, 1988
Position – Point guard / Shooting guard
Height – 191 cm.
Weight – 98 kg.
Nationality – USA

Sports career
2006-2010 – Purdue (NCAA, USA),
2010–2011 – Fort Wayne Mad Ants (D-League, USA),
2011 – Mets de Guaynabo (Puerto Rico),
2011-2012 – S.Oliver Baskets (Germany),
2012-2017 – EWE Baskets Oldenburg (Germany),
2017-2019 – Rytas Vilnius (Lithuania),
Since 2019 – Khimki Moscow Region

2008 – Big Ten All-Defensive team, Third-team All-Big Ten, Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year,
2009 – Big Ten All-Defensive team,
2010 – Big Ten All-Defensive team, Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year,
2017 – Basketball Champions League Star Lineup Second Best Team,
2018 – LKL Defensive Player of the Year,
2019 – King Mindaugas Cup winner

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