Meiers will play in Kazakhstan club ‘Astana’ next season

first_imgLatvian basketball national team player Mārtiņš Meiers will continue his career in the Kazakh team “Astana”, which plays in the VTB United League. Content will continue after the ad Advertising A contract with a 29-year-old seafarer has been concluded for one season.Meier spent the previous season in Montenegro’s leading club “Budučnost VOLI” in Podgorica. In the ULEB Eurocausal, the Latvian went on the field in eight games, in which he averaged 6.6 points and won 1.4 rebounds, but in the Adriatic League he had an average of 5.6 points and 2.6 balls under baskets in 21 duel.Before going to Montenegro, Meier from Krasnoyarsk “Yenisei” in the VTB United League scored an average of 11.0 points and won 6.5 rebounds, which was the ninth best score in 2018/2019. annual season tournament.2017/2018 Meier started the season in another Russian club in Kazan “Unics”, but unable to beat the proper playing time, he moved to the “Yenisei” team in December. He spent an average of 20.7 minutes on the field in 17 United League games, scoring 9.9 points and accumulating 6.5 rebounds.Before going to Russia, Meiers spent two seasons in the Latvian team “VEF Rīga”, winning the title of Latvian champion in 2017. Before that he represented “Ventspils”, but in 2013/2014. also played for one season in the German Bundesliga team in Weisenfels “Mitteldeutscher”. In Latvia he has also played in Liepāja and Jūrmala clubs. In the Latvian basketball team, Meiers has gone to 107 matches in the field, in which he has gained on average 7.9 points and won 3.9 balls under baskets. He has represented the Latvian national team in the previous four European championships.Astana took ninth place in the tournament table at the end of the United League season.last_img