Andrey Toptunov goes on loan
The 19-year-old Zenit PG temporarily returns to the Russian Superleague-1, where he will play for Novosibirsk BC on loan.
Andrey Toptunov joined Zenit BC in summer, 2021. In September, he managed to make his debut for the main team at the VTB United League Super Cup in Moscow. In the finals of the tournament, he spent 7 minutes on the floor and made one defensive rebound.
This season Andrey took part in six VTB United League games. He played for the youth team Zenit-M, where in nine games he averaged 19 points, 4.1 rebounds, 5 assists. As the result Toptunov was honored the VTB United Youth League MVP of October!
The loan is valid until March 1, 2022.
Manos Papodopoulos, Zenit BC Sports Director:
Andrey has talent and great potential for development. He needs playing practice, and we are sure that he will get good playing time in the Russian Superleague-1. This will improve his condition, because we count on his help in solving the problems of both the main and the youth teams.