German Hoops interview Malcom Armstead (Neptunas Klaipeda)

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MALCOLM ARMSTEAD(NEPTUNAS KLAIPEDA) I NEVER PURSUED THE NBA BECAUSE I KNEW I WOULD HAVE A BETTER CAREER IN EUROPE

Malcolm Armstead is a 28 year old 187cm point guard from Florence, Alabama that is playing his fifth professional season and first with Neptunas Klaipeda (Lithuania-LKL). Last season he played with Yesilgiresun Belediye (Turkey-BSL) playing 29 games averaging 12.9ppg, 2.8rpg, Assists-5(5.2apg), 1.5spg, FGP: 46.9%, 3PT: 29.7%, FT: 78.4%. He played at three schoold before turning professional with Chipola JC (JUCO), Oregon (NCAA) and Wichita St. (NCAA) and as a senior played 39 games averaging 10.6ppg, 3.8rpg, 4.0apg, 1.9spg, FGP: 43.9%, 3PT: 34.5%, FT: 79.7%.

He started his professional basketball career in 2013 with Krka Novo Mesto (Slovenia-Telemach League) where he played two seasons. In the 2015-2016 season he played with Avtodor Saratov (Russia-VTB) playing 4 Eurocup: games averaging 13.0ppg, 3.0rpg, 4.5apg, 1.5spg; In the VTB United League he played 7 games averaging 13.7ppg, 2.7rpg, 5.4apg, 1.6spg, 2FGP: 43.5%, 3FGP: 33.3%, FT: 95.2%, in Nov.’15 moved to AEK Athens (Greece-A1) playing 3 games averaging 7.0ppg, 1.7apg, 1.0spg, in Dec.’15 signed at Istanbul Buyuksehir Belediyesi (Turkey-BSL) playing 14 games averaging 10.0ppg, 2.3rpg, 3.9apg, Steals-5(1.5spg), FGP: 45.7%, 3PT: 25.0%, FT: 85.7%. He spoke to German Hoops before the Basketball Champions League against the MHP Riesen in Ludwigsburg.

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