Alex Renfroe signs with Zenit

Zenit signed new point guard.
Алекс Ренфро переходит в «Зенит»
The American point guard completed the 2018/2019 season in Partizan. With the Serbian team, the basketball player reached the Serbian Championship Finals, the ABA League semi-finals, the European Cup Top 16 and won the Radivoj Korac Cup, in the match for which became the MVP of the meeting.

Alex Renfro is second in asissts in the Top 16 Eurocup (44), in top 10 in the percentage of free throws (93%) and fourth in asissts on average per match in the ABA League  (5.5).

By 5.5 transfers in the ABA League, Alex Renfro added 8.2 points and 3.7 rebounds per game. In the Eurocup, the American spent on the court an average 27 minutes with a score of 8 points, 4.3 rebounds and 7.3 assists.

He began his career in the VTB United League as part of the VEF in 2009. During his career, he managed to change 14 clubs, including Krasnoyarsk Yenisei, Alba, Bayern, Barcelona, ​​Galatasaray. The 2018/2019 season began in Spanish club Manresa, and moved to Partizan in December.

Alex Renfro has dual citizenship, in 2015 he defended the colors of Bosnia and Herzegovina at Eurobasket.

Director general of BC Zenit Alexander Tserkovny:

— We hope that Alex’s experience, his excellent knowledge of European basketball and his playing qualities will help our team. In short time in Partizan last season Renfro clearly demonstrated that he is able to fulfill the role of one of the key players in the back line.

The agreement is for one season.

Welcome to Petersburg, Alex!