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Nevada Forward Olek Czyz Signs with Brad Ames of Priority Sports

Olek Czyz, a 6’7 forward from Gdynia, Poland who played college ball at Nevada, has signed with Brad Ames of Priority Sports & Entertainment.  The news of the signing was first reported on Twitter by Vilnius, Lithuania-based basketball agency, Jump Start Agency.  Jump Start Agency has a proven track record placing American players with overseas basketball teams, and appears to be very interested in Czyz’s future potential based on the company’s Tweet. ranks Czyz as the 54th best Senior player this year.  Czyz began his collegiate career at Duke before transferring to Nevada.  The past two seasons, he logged more than 28 minutes per game and shot above 52% from the field.

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4 replies on “Nevada Forward Olek Czyz Signs with Brad Ames of Priority Sports”

Czyz was good at Nevada but isn’t good enough for NBA. Long and lucrative career in Europe is quite possible, though.

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