Khimki, Mickey reunite

Jul 21, 2020 by Euroleague.net Print

Khimki Moscow Region and center Jordan Mickey are together again after the sides put pen to paper on a new one-year contract on Tuesday. Mickey (2.03 meters, 25 years old) arrives from Real Madrid, where he averaged 9.0 points on 67.7% two-point shooting, 4.2 rebounds and 1.0 blocks in 26 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague games last season. He also helped Los Blancos win the Spanish Copa del Rey title. On a per-40-minutes basis, Mickey ranked eighth in PIR (26.1), 16th in scoring (21.8) and third in blocks (2.41).

Mickey began his EuroLeague career with Khimki, where he made noise as a rookie in the 2018-19 season. He ranked fifth in the competition with 14.2 points per game and 1.1 blocks per game. Mickey also pulled down 5.0 rebounds per game. His average performance index rating of 14.2 was 10th best in the EuroLeague. Mickey also averaged 15.0 points, 6.1 rebounds and 1.6 blocks helping Khimki reach the VTB United League finals. Mickey began his professional basketball career in the NBA, where he spent three seasons with Boston and Miami. Mickey also played parts of two seasons on loan from Boston to Maine in the D-League.