The unofficial debut of with the Kings jersey he performed at dawn o Sasha Vezenkovin Sacramento’s loss with 112-99 by the Raptors at Rogers Arena in Vancouver.
His former player Olympiakouas noted by US state media and major websites dealing with the NBA, managed to make his presence felt.
Specifically, the Bulgarian ace managed to score 12 points (with 4/7 shooting, 2/4 3-pointers and 2/2 field goals), collect 2 rebounds and have 1 assist in 11 minutes.
In fact, what most stand on is the fact that it didn’t take him long to find his footing and just a few seconds after entering the floor, managed to score his first basket with the “kings”, first making a screen to his opponent and then executed the free three-pointer.
Sasha’s first NBA bucket?? pic.twitter.com/kcyZLvwEHo
— Sacramento Kings (@SacramentoKings) October 9, 2023
The impatience of some Kings friends for Vezenkov’s debut she was bigcommenting that the MVP of last year’s Euroleague has not made his entrance yet, waiting for them to see his talent for themselves.
This finally happened in the 6th minute in the third period of the meeting with the Raptors and in the finale, everyone was writing the best for the leading scorer of this particular meeting for Sacramento.
Website of the well-known Sacramento newspaper “The Sacramento Bee» emphasizes in the analysis of the match that the 28-year-old rookie forward was one of the few bright spots for the Kings, who had a percentage of 39.3% and 10/45 in three-pointers.
“Vezenkov immediately showed his ability to score in different ways, with a three-pointer, hitting free throws and a layup“, adds the same publication.
Beyond the press, The comments on Twitter/X were also excellentwith Kings fans deifying him, especially with his entrance and “execution” of his first basket in the magical world of the NBA.
Micic ne yapar niamoriam ama Vezenkov NBA de basar?l? olacak bence 20 dk falan cidi sure alacak rotasyonda dunde 11 dk da 12 say? atm?s en skoreri imis tak?m?n https://t.co/NZrXYRIczN
— Aygun (@ATKAygn) October 9, 2023
How better to start your Monday morning than with a Classic by Sasha Vezenkov?
High and fast release from three…bucket ????
12pts, 2rbs and 1st in Sacramento’s 112-99 preseason loss against Toronto for the former Olympiacos.
Good day?? pic.twitter.com/pRxpfmzhgF
— The Upset Media (@TheUpset_media) October 9, 2023
Hormis la defeat on begin a voir comment Mike Brown compte utiliser Vezenkov et Duarte et c’est plutot interessant notably pour l’europeen
— Queen Agnes???? (@Agnes_the_queen) October 9, 2023
Everything points to Sasha Vezenkov being an amazing player for the Sacramento Kings.
— Tom Loveless (@tomloveless99) October 9, 2023
Sasha Vezenkov has incredibly high IQ, plays similarly to previous Kings Euro star Nmenaja Bjelica. Going to fit very well with this Sacramento Kings offense.
— Josh (@jozhNBA) October 9, 2023
3. Sasha Vezenkov did show all of us that he has the skill like we all knew he did. 12 points 3 Rebounds 2 assists in 11 minutes is solid. He will be a bigger piece for us in the regular season and will translatepic.twitter.com/dYklAg9FUd
— ??????????????? (@SwipaZorro) October 9, 2023
Sasha Vezenkov had a strong debut.
Keegan Murray is already showing off his ramped-up aggression on offense.
Like last year, the Kings struggled to win the battle of the boards and limit the three-ball.
Thoughts on Sacramento’s preseason opener ??https://t.co/wik0RJIOvV
— Frankie Cartoscelli (@FCartoscelli3) October 9, 2023
No real takeaways from preseason, except Sasha Vezenkov seems legit.
— ???????????? (@WfromDeBall) October 9, 2023
Vezenkov will adjust quickly to the NBA style and be the first replacement for Barnes within a couple of months. He’s too good of a player to be on the bench very long
—Mr. OG (@Mr_OG_Min_Pin) October 9, 2023
Kings forward Sasha Vezenkov did not disappoint in his preseason debut. 12 points on 4-of-7 shooting from the field and 2-of-4 from deep is not bad.
— Mark Haynes (@markhaynesnba) October 9, 2023
Also, There have been many references to webcasts as well that followed Vezenkov’s debut.
Source: Sport Fm
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