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Per the Russian newspaper, Izvestia, Kyle Hines will be named CSKA Moscow’s captain for the 2018/19 season.

The three-time EuroLeague champion will become the second foreigner captain in the history of the Russian team, after Matjaz Smodis.

The 32-year-old center is one of the club’s best and most consistent players, with coach Dimitris Itoudis and president, Andrey Vatutin, making the decision to name him the squad’s captain.