22-year-old Czech defender Regic officially joins the Eagles to help the new season

2022-09-30 14:39

22-year-old Czech defender Regic officially joins the Eagles to help the new season

Recently, the Atlanta Hawks agreed to a trade proposal with the Oklahoma City Thunder and acquired 22-year-old Czech guard Vic Rejic from the deal. He has now arrived in fall training camp and is ready to face the NBA with his new team. 2022-2023 new season.

According to the trade case, the Hawks traded 29-year-old forward veteran Maurice Harkless, a 2029 second-round pick and an amendment to the previously traded 2025 first-round pick in exchange for the Thunder. rookie Regic.

Regic was selected by the Washington Wizards with the 37th overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft and then traded to the Thunder. In the same year, he suffered an anterior cruciate ligament injury while playing for Zaragoza in La Liga.

The following year, he signed a contract with the Oklahoma City Blues, a G League affiliate of the Thunder, to play in the NBA G League. He played in 14 G League games, including seven as a starter, and scored 6.4 points and 4.9 points in 21.1 minutes. Rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.1 steals. He shot 48.4 percent from the field and 44.7 percent from 3-point range while he was there rehabbing his injuries before signing a multi-year deal with the Thunder last September.

He started 8 of 30 regular-season games for the Thunder last season and averaged 6.2 points, 3.4 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 0.6 steals and 0.3 blocks per 23 minutes. The 3-point shooting rate was 32.7% and the pitching rate was 40.7%. The rookie also scored more than 10 points in 7 games, setting a career double-double of 12 points and 11 rebounds in a single game.

Kreč has also been called to represent the Czech Republic in this year's EuroBasket Championship, qualifying for the Men's Basketball World Cup. He averaged 4.8 points and 1.8 assists in the Euros.

After a season with the Thunder, the rookie Kreich also showed his potential and showed a little edge in the national team. The Hawks, who lacked a young guard to improve the depth of the backcourt, were interested in introducing him, so they reached a deal with the Thunder. Regic also moved to the second team of his NBA career, ready to welcome the second NBA season with the new team. It is believed that the rookie guard will occupy a place in the Eagles lineup next.