It’s official: E. Fridriksson has added “Rytas” | Krepsinis.net

Next season, the attacks of the Vilnius “Ryto” team will be directed by an offensive player who has already played in our country.

It has been officially announced that the champions of the Lithuanian Basketball League (Betsafe-LKL) have signed a contract with a 27-year-old 182 cm tall Elvar Fridriksson.

“I am extremely happy to return to Lithuania and to be able to play again in this wonderful atmosphere that you create in every match. I really can’t wait to come to Vilnius, so I’ll see you soon”, E. Fridriksson was happy to join.

“We think Elvar will be a great fit with the other defenders we have. We wanted a player with such a profile – an energetic and fast creator who wants to be better every day, – said the head of “Ryto”. assistant coach Georgios Dedas. – We know what this player can give to our team – he is a basketball player with a great character, who can hit decisive shots and is motivated to play in Vilnius, and for our coaching staff, this is very important.”

27-year-old 182 cm Iceland 2020-2021 played in Šiauliai during the season and then became the most useful player of the LKL regular season when he scored 15.3 points, rebounded 2.9 balls, made 7.5 assists and collected 19.4 utility points in 30 minutes, and made 37% of three-pointers. accuracy.

Krepsinis.net wrote on Monday that there was talk behind the scenes of basketball that “Rytas” is actively inviting an attack organizer who played in the LKL in the past to join its ranks.

After leaving Lithuania, E.Fridriksson joined the Antwerp Giants club, where he averaged 13.4 points, 3.9 rebounds, 6 assists and 12.9 utility points in 30 minutes in the FIBA ​​European Cup.

After the Belgians finished their fights, the offensive player moved to the Tortona team, where he managed to play just three games in the Italian league and averaged 1.7 points, 2.3 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 2.3 utility points in 8 minutes.

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