Mykhailiuk






One hour after the match against Spain, Svi Mykhailiuk continues to take photos with the kids in the bowels of the Sport Palace in Kiev. He just destroyed Spain with an excellent performance (22 points with five triples, five steals and three assists). His performance deserves hours after the cover story of the official website of Los Angeles Lakers, the franchise that has selected him in the number 47 of the 2018 draft. "It's my first year. What I hope is to help the team as much as I can, whether or not I play. But above all, to be a good teammate, "he says kindly to As with an accent that it would be difficult to say that he was born in Cherkasy. Mykhailiuk has played four years for the Jaykawks in Kansas and his numbers have progressed from 2.8 points in his first year to 14.6 in his fourth, his graduation in Kansas and his final choice with the Lakers. The most optimistic compare him to Klay Thompson. It's hard to think there's anything more exciting for Mykhailiuk in his first year than sharing a wardrobe with Lebron James. "It's great to be able to play with him. What can I say. He is the best player in the world and has a lot of knowledge of the game. I will try to learn from him as much as I can about him. " Mykhailiuk admits that he saw LeBron a couple of weeks ago: "He did not tell me anything special. He seemed a pretty normal person to me and I hope to be a good partner for him. " The name of Mykhailiuk has awakened some expectation in the NBA. In the annual rookie survey, in which first-year players are asked about their expectations about themselves, the Ukrainian has received votes as the best draft robbery by the Lakers but, especially, has been highlighted as a triplist.