Hapoel Jerusalem re-signs star swingman Kinsey

Jul 03, 2017 by Eurocupbasketball.com Print
Hapoel Jerusalem re-signs star swingman Kinsey
Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem reached a new agreement with swingman Tarence Kinsey to keep working together next season, the club announced Sunday. Kinsey (2.02 meters, 33 years old) averaged 10.4 points and 2.6 rebounds in 18 7DAYS EuroCup games last season, helping Jerusalem make it to the semifinals. He also helped his team win the Israeli League and the Israeli Supercup titles, also making it to the Israeli Cup final. Before that, Kinsey split the 2015-16 season between Trabzonspor Medical Park in Turkey and Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade in Serbia. Kinsey helped Zvezda reach the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague playoffs for the first time ever by posting 9.6 points, 2.2 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.1 steals. Domestically, Kinsey contributed in Zvezda winning the Adriatic League and the Serbian League trophies. Kinsey began his Euroleague career with Fenerbahce Istanbul in the 2007-08 season. After one season in the NBA with Cleveland, he returned to Istanbul for two more seasons with Fenerbahce before spending the 2011-12 campaign with Anadolu Efes Istanbul. Kinsey has since played for Victoria Libertas Pesaro of Italy, Unicaja Malaga of Spain, Partizan Belgrade of Serbia, Nizhny Novgorod of Russia and Trabzonspor of Turkey. He has also played for Memphis in the NBA. Kinsey helped Fenerbahce win three Turkish League (2008, 2010 and 2011) and two Turkish Cup titles (2010 and 2011) in his three seasons with the club. He also reached the Turkish League finals with Efes in 2012.