CSKA Moscow brings back Kulagin brothers

Jul 14, 2015 by Euroleague.net Print
CSKA Moscow brings back Kulagin brothers
CSKA Moscow has added a double dose of depth to its roster by inking brothers Dmitry and Mikhail Kulagin, the club announced Tuesday. Forward Dmitry Kulagin (1.97 meters, 23 years old) arrives from Zenit St. Petersburg, where he averaged 10.9 points and 2.4 assists in 10 Eurocup games last season, helping his team reach the elimination rounds. Dmitry Kulagin grew up with CSKA then played for Nizhny Novgorod and Krasnye Krilya Samara, and served as a member of the Russian national team. He helped Samara lift the EuroChallenge trophy in 2013 and reache the title game of the same tournament against Triumph Lyubertsy in 2014. Dmitry Kulagin also helped Russia win a silver medal at the 2010 U18 European Championships and won the 2013 World University Games with his national team. Guard Mikhail Kulagin (1.91 meters, 20 years old) arrives from Rossiya Novogorsk, where he averaged 14.1 points and 2.5 assists in 26 Russian League games last season. He started his career with CSKA's junior team and also played for Triumph Lyubertsy. Mikhail Kulagin has been a member of the Russian U16, U18, U19 and U20 national teams. Dmitry signed a three-year deal while Mikhail penned a five-year contract.