On March 1, Sacramento Kings defeated Detroit Pistons (106:100) in the NBA regular season match. Both teams had a representative of Ukraine in their line-ups: Oleksiy Len player for Sacramento, Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk - for Detroit.
As a result, Len spent 27 minutes on the court, scoring 8 points (4/8 two-point), making 13 rebounds, five block shots with three fouls.
Mykhailiuk, on the other hand, played for 38 minutes (his career record), scored 14 points and made six rebounds, two assists with four losses and five fouls.
As we reported earlier, Oleksiy Len was transferred to Sacramento Kings after the club agreed with Atlanta Hawks on trading Dewayne Dedmon for Jabari Parker and Len himself.
Len became a player of the Atlanta Hawks basketball club in 2018. It was expected that Len would earn 8,5 million dollars in two seasons.
Meanwhile, Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk represented the World Team that was playing against USA Team in the NBA Rising Stars game, which was held in Chicago on February 14.
“Svi” scored two three-pointers and made four picks.