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Lester Medford is the new point guard of MZT Skopje Aerodrom

The two sides signed a 1-year deal, with an option to extend it for one more season.

MZT Skopje Aerodrom team (Photo: MZT Skopje Aerodrom/Dragan Mitreski)

Lester Medford is the new point guard of MZT Skopje Aerodrom! The two sides signed a 1-year deal, with an option to extend it for one more season.

This 25-year old American has spent his entire pro career in Europe. After graduating at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, Medford joined Hungarian team Falco Szombathely in the 2016/17 season, while later on he moved to Swiss side Lions de Genève.

Medford spent the 2017/18 season in Lithuanian team Nevėžis Kedainiai, where he had quite good stats. He averaged 12.8 points, 2.8 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game in the Lithuanian championship, while he had even better numbers in the FIBA Champions League - 16.5 points, 2.5 rebounds and 3.7 assists.

Recall that MZT Skopje Aerodrom have already signed Ljubomir Mladenovski in the current transfer window and that the club extended contract with head coach Đorđi Kočov.

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MZT Skopje Aerodrom se zasili so Amerikanecot Medford!

Doskorešniot košarkar na litvanskiot prvoligaš Nevezis, Lester Medford (25 godini) od deneska e nov člen na MZT Skopje Aerodrom, otkako potpiša ednogodišen dogovor so možnost da bide prodolžen za ušte edna sezona, sekako ako zadovoli so svojot nastap.

Stanuva zbor za brz i prodoren plejmejker, čija zadača ќe bide organizacija na igrata na timot od „Jane Sandanski“ vo pretstojnata sezona vo koja ќe se atakuva na trofeite vo dvete domašni natprevaruvanja kako i na visok plasman vo ABA2-ligata. Medford vo Litvanija odigra 26 sredbi na domašna scena so prosek od 12,8 poeni, 2,8 skoka i 3,5 asistencii dodeka beše daleku poefikasen vo FIBA Evrokupot, kade što na šest meča prosečno realiziraše 16,5 poeni, 2,5 skokovi i 3,7 asistencii.

Prethodno, toj sezonata ja počna vo Švajcarija vo timot na Ženeva lajons, dodeka negov prv klub vo Evropa beše ungarski Falko Šombateli, kade što nastapuvaše vo sezonata 2016/17. Vo NCAA-ligata vo SAD prvo dve sezoni nastapuvaše za Indijan hils (2012-2014), a potoa ist period igraše za daleku popoznatiot vo košarkarskite krugovi, Bejlor bears (2014-2016).

Medford e vtoroto zasiluvanje za MZT Skopje Aerodrom vo tekot na letniot preoden rok, po povratnikot Ljubomir Mladenovski, a e četvrti potvrden košarkar vo rosterot na trenerot Ѓorѓi Kočov, zaedno so Darko Sokolov i Andrej Maslinko.