Two previous seasons forward played for Khimki. Andrey scored 4.5 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1 asissts in Euroleague and 6 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.5 asissts in VTB United League.
He started his professional career as a basketball player at Lokomotiv-Kuban, where he played from 2011 to 2017. In his first club, he went from a youth team player to the captain of the main team. As part of the Krasnodar club, Andrey Zubkov won the Eurocup, became the bronze medalist of Euroleague, the silver medalist of VTB United League and the Cup of Russia. Also the forward is the winner of the 2013 Universiade.
As a part of the Russian national team, Andrey Zubkov played all the matches of the first round of the World Cup 2019 qualification, spending an average of 26 minutes on the court and gaining 10.2 points and 5.7 rebounds. Last week, the forward got into the expanded national team to participate in the tournament.
Director general of BC Zenit Alexander Tserkovny:
— Andrey Zubkov is an experienced player who has passed through the Euroleague, Eurocup and the national team. At the same time, Andrey has a great basketball age, good ambitions and great potential, which we will try to realize together in Zenit.
The contract with the forward is for three years.
Welcome to Petersburg!