Zenit signed Thomas Wimbush to a two-year deal
Our club signed a contract with a 28 years old American forward Thomas Wimbush. He will stay in Saint Petersburg for two seasons.
Thomas Wimbush, Zenit forward:
Excited to see a new place I’ve never been to, Saint Petersburg. Waiting to meet my partners, coaches and fans.
Xavi Pascual, Zenit head coach:
Thomas Wimbush is a player who can give different things to a team. We believe that he will be a very good fit in our team.
Wimbush started his professional career in Germany back in 2019, signing a contract with MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg. After one season, he moved to Turkey to sign with a new BSL participant Petkim Spor. He helped the team to reach 11th place in its debut season and moved to France to play for Nanterre 92. His average stats – 13,6 pts, 5,8 reb, 1,1 assists.
After one year with Nanterre, Thomas is coming to Russia to represent a reigning VTB United League champions in Zenit.
Thomas Wimbush chose #26 for his jersey.
Born December 8th, 1993
Height – 201 cm, weight – 91 kg
Position – forward
2019-2020 — Ludwigsburg, Germany
2020-2021 — Petkim Spor, Turkey
2021-2022 — Nanterre 92, France
Bundesliga runner-up (2020)