Asseco Prokom signs Aussie center Khazzouh

Aug 27, 2012 by Print
Julian Khazzouh signs with Asseco Prokom Gdynia (Photo: Sydney Kings)Polish champion Asseco Prokom Gdynia continued its roster building Monday by signing Australian center Julian Khazzouh to a three-year contract. Khazzouh (2.09 meters, 26 years old) has played most of his professional career to date in his native Australia, including the past two seasons with the Sydney Kings. He was named to the All-NBL First Team last season for the second year in a row. He led the competition in both rebounding with 10.8 per game and blocks with 2.1 per game and ranking seventh in the league in scoring with 16.4 points per game. The season before, Khazzouh posted similar numbers and was the runner-up in the league’s MVP voting. His previous European experience consists of a season each with Hanzevast Capitals Groningen in the Netherlands and Ironi Ramat Gan in Israel. Khazzouh began his career with the West Sydney Razorbacks and also played for the Parramatta Wildcats.