VEF Rīga has signed 16-year old Latvian forward Rodions Kurucs to a multi-year contract.
This season Rodions is playing in Latvian Basketball League Division 2 for VEF skola, where he averages 20.4 ppg, 6.4 rpg and 2.8 rpg after 19 games.
In February has was also part of Latvian U16 that won tournament in Turkey. Rodions is also expected to be on Latvian U16 team that will play European Championships this summer. Before joining VEF skola Rodions honed his skills in Cēsis basketball school.
It is planned to gradually involve Rodions in VEF Rīga first squad. He has already participated in some of VEF Rīga's training process during this season.
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