Madrid’s new Slovenian MVP sets course for UCLA

Junior Euroleague MVP already has a new destination. It’s Jan Vide and she’s heading to UCLA. The Slovenian is a point guard with great scoring ability and will start a new adventure away from Spain after winning the top continental competition on the Old Continent in the under 18 category. Vide closed the tournament with 21.2 points, 5.7 rebounds and 4 assists for a PIR of 21.2.

Slovenia, which has the extension of Extremadura and just over two million inhabitants, He has a great quarry in his basketball. Inexhaustible. After Dragic, Doncic, Cancar… the new pearl of Slovenian basketball is called Jan Vide and he has finished as the best junior in the Euroleague, an award that Luka Doncic also received in his day, when Madrid junior was crowned champion in Madrid.

Also a base like Doncic, he was born in Ljubljana on January 15, 2005. He started out playing soccer but his father, who had been a basketball player, He had a basket at home and little by little, and also watching games on television with him, he got the bug. At school, he began to try and, as he saw that he liked him, at the age of nine he ‘signed’ for Helios Suns. There he played alongside another former white youth player, Urban Klavzar, a year older than Vide and his neighbor. A fantastic story that is now heading to UCLA.

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