Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv inks Artsiom Parakhouski

Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv have signed Belarus international Artsiom Parakhouski on a one year deal with the option of a second.

The 29-year-old big man heads to Tel Aviv from Unics Kazan, where he spent the last two seasons. Last term, Parakhouski averaged 11.3 points, 5.1 rebounds and 1.3 blocks, while shooting 62 percent from the field.

Before embarking on a professional career, Parakhouski spent two years at Radford, scoring 1,195 points, grabbed 783 rebounds and blocked 115 shots. He was the two-time conference player of the year and was also a two-time First Team All Big South selection.

Parakhouski joins a fairly new look Maccabi roster for the upcoming season, alongside Norris Cole, DeShaun Thomas, DeAndre Kane, Pierre Jackson and Karam Mashour on the team.