Khimki, Zaytsev together until 2021
Khimki Moscow Region agreed to terms with guard Slava Zaytsev on a contract extension through the end of the 2020-21 season, the club announced Wednesday.
Zaytsev (1.90 meters, 29 years old) averaged 1.8 points in 15 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague games last season, his third with the club. He helped Khimki reach the VTB League Finals for the third consecutive season and won that competition's Slam Dunk contest. Zaytsev started his career with Khimki's youth teams and also played for Enisey Krasnoyarsk and Krasny Oktyabr Volgograd before returning to his current club in 2016 for a second stint. He has also been a member of the Russian national team.