Sergey Karasev joins Zenit

On Friday 1st July the Russian shooting guard Sergei Karasev officially moved to Zenit, signing a two-year contract with the club with the option of an additional year.
Sergey Karasev joins Zenit

Position: shooting guard 
Squad number: 7
Height: 201 cm
Weight: 95 kg

Sergey Karasev was born on 26 October 1993 in St. Petersburg, he has played the positions of shooting guard and forward, a bronze medal winner from the 2012 Olympic Games and winner of the Universiade in Kazan.

Sergey is an international player and has competed  at all age levels, he was called up to the national team for the qualifying round games of the 2012 Olympics. In 2013, Sergey Karasev was included in the youth team of the world's best players and has been recognized as the best VTB United League young player of the 2012/13 season. He then took part in the NBA draft and moved to the Cleveland Cavaliers and later the Brooklyn Nets. 

Zenit and our blue-white-sky blue fans welcome Sergey Karasev back to his hometown and want to reach new heights with him in the team!