EA7 Milan re-signs forward Simon

Jul 11, 2016 by Euroleague.net Print
EA7 Milan re-signs forward Simon
EA7 Emporio Armani Milan reached a new agreement with small forward Krunoslav Simon to keep working together for two more years, until the end of the 2017-18 season. Simon (1.97 meters, 31 years old) averaged 10.7 points, 4 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 10 Turkish Airlines Euroleague games last season. When Milan joined the Eurocup, Simon went on to average 14.4 points, 4 rebounds and 3.3 assists in 9 games. He helped Milan win the Italian double - league and cup titles - last season, his first with the team. Simon had joined Milan from Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar, where he played for two seasons. Simon had already worked with Milan head coach Jasmin Repesa in the Croatian national team and also in Unicaja Malaga, averaging 10 points in 22 Turkish Airlines Euroleague games in the 2012-13 season. Simon has also played for Zagreb, where he started his career and stayed there over a decade, helping it win the Croatian League title in 2011 and lifting the Croatian Cup trophy in 2008, 2010 and 2011. Simon is also a regular member of the Croatian national team. Simon has played 65 Euroleague career games with four different teams in as many seasons in the competition, amassing 705 points and 236 rebounds.