70 years of PBC Lokomotiv-Kuban

Russia vs. Sweden + 70th anniversary of Loko = the Day of Basketball on September 17th

Loko invites fans and all sport lovers of the South of Russia to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the club and to watch the first game of the Russian basketball national team in Krasnodar in the history. On September 17th, at 10:00 a.m. Loko’s Birthday starts, and at 2:00 p.m. the festival continues with the Russian national team playing vs. the Swedish national team. 

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Kenny Gabriel to strengthen Lokomotiv Kuban

27-year old American forward Kenny Gabriel signed a 2-year contract with Lokomotiv Kuban. Last season Kenny played for Karsiyaka. Gabriel averaged 11.8 points and 6.5 rebounds in the Turkish championship, in Europleague – 9.7 points and 4.6 rebounds, in Eurocup – 12 points and 3.6 renounds.

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Kevin Jones joins Lokomotiv Kuban

26-year old American forward Kevin Jones signed a 1+1-contract with Loko. Jones spent the last season in Partisan Belgrade where he reached the finale of the Serbian Superleague (12.3 points, 1.2 assists, 0.9 block-shots for 24 minutes in average) and the finale of the Korac Cup. Jones played 19 games in the Adriatic League and had 16.3 points, 7.8 rebounds, 0.9 assists per game. According to results of the season, Kevin was found the most effective player of the team.

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Mardy Collins signs contract with Lokomotiv

31-year old American forward Mardy Collins (198 sm, 100 kg), who was picked under 29th number in NBA Draft in 2006, signed a 1-year contract with Lokomotiv Kuban. Collins spent the last season in Strasbourg, having 8.6 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.9 assists in average in the French championships. He got to the finale of Eurocup and was included into the symbolic five of the tournament.

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Fotios Katsikaris becomes the head coach of Lokomotiv Kuban

A Greek coach, Fotios Katsikaris, signed a three-year contract with Lokomotiv. Katsikaris who was named The Coach of the Year in Eurocup-2013, has been working in the Greek (with AEK and Aris) and the Spanish (Valencia, Bilbao, and Murcia) championship for many years. The coach also headed the Greek national team and spent the 2005/06 season in Russian Dynamo (St. Petersburg). Read more >

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