Rus News Journal

the Locomotive has got two players NBA and the Croat

Foreign legionaries will head struggle of our command for plej - off the championship of Russia

In this season in Novosibirsk there will be absolutely other basketball. A club management Sibirtelekom - the Locomotive the decision has made that in a new season the help of legionaries is simply necessary for the Novosibirsk command. And now for Siberians will play acting six years in NBA centre Li Nejlon (USA), the defender of French league Lonni Edward Cooper (USA) and Dubravko Zemlich attacking from Croatia.

- Leah Nejlon six years has won back in America in NBA, - the head coach novosibirtsev Vladimir of CONES speaks, - entered into the starting five of the clubs and even in the TOP - 30 best players NBA. It has spent last season in Israel where has been recognised by the most valuable player of league. Lonni Edward Cooper played last seasons in France, in Strasbourg. By estimations of experts, Lonni - one of the best plejmejkerov Europe. Dubravko Zemlich - one of the most interesting players of Croatia. It is simply irreplaceable as the forward or the flank player of perimetre. In due time Dubravko played for Ekaterinburg, last two seasons has spent in Ukraine. But has experience of performance both in Germany, and in France. Unfortunately, Novosibirsk fans will not see the Croat in the nearest games as it is restored after a trauma.

foreigners in Novosibirsk feel at home. And Li Nejlon, and Lonni Cooper without problems communicate with Russian players. Especially with the former player NBA novosibirtsem Paul Podkolzinym. Paul with pleasure frightens legionaries of the Siberian frosts and tells about features of basketball in our city.

- already here very much it is pleasant to me, - the Leah American NEJLON has shared the first impressions of Russia. - We now train much, therefore I think only of game. Certainly, Siberia differs from all places where I was. But all these distinctions to me to liking. It would be desirable to get acquainted more close with the Russian culture and the Siberian girls (laughs). Though I am married and I have children.

natives from NBA add: in our command excellent young players with high potential.

- we Will be played! - Americans and the Croat have nodded simultaneously.

in this season on Sibirtelekom - the Locomotive fans lay hopes. All wait, when Vladimir Koloskova`s command leaves in plej - off the championship of Russia.