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After a series of moves between NBA teams, Svi Mykhailiuk, the 26-year-old Ukrainian basketball player, is now presented with a crucial decision that could shape the next chapter of his career.

As a free agent this summer, Mykhailiuk has the option to sign with the Boston Celtics on a minimum deal or explore an opportunity with Panathinaikos, the renowned Greek basketball club, as reported by John Karalis, via

Mykhailiuk’s journey in the NBA has seen him don multiple jerseys, including those of the Toronto Raptors, New York Knicks, and Charlotte Hornets.

During the 2022-23 season he averaged 10.6 points, 2.4 rebounds, and 2.7 assists per game over 19 appearances for the Hornets.

Now, as the offseason unfolds, Mykhailiuk is choosing between the storied Celtics and the illustrious Panathinaikos that aims to return to the top in Europe.

The Celtics, known for their historic legacy and passionate fanbase, offer Mykhailiuk a chance to compete in the NBA once again. On the other hand, Panathinaikos, one of Greece’s most successful and celebrated basketball clubs, presents Mykhailiuk with the opportunity to play in the EuroLeague.