BC Khimki signed a 3-years contract with Olympic Champion, the guard of National team of Argentina Carlos Delfino. The signature of this contract has become one of the most important operation in Europe.
— With great pleasure I can establish a fact that the negotiations are concluded with success, — said the general director of BC Khimki Victor BYCHKOV. – We signed a long-term contract with great Argentinian player, the Olympic champion-2004, the guard who played in NBA and had much playing time – Carlos Delfino. Many great teams from NBA and Europe hold an interest in him. But Delfino chose BC Khimki . Our exalted aims attract him.
Delfino has spent the past season playing for Toronto Raptors where he averaged 8,6 poiints, 4.8 rebounds and 2.2 assistants per game.
"I am so excited about joining Khimki" — said Delfino. — I really wanted to play in Europe again. Khimki has a very ambitious project and they are on their way to becoming one of the strongest teams in Russia and in Europe. I’m going to give it all I have".
Delfino is now on the roster of the Argentinean National Team and will participate at the Olympics Games that will take place in August in Beijing. On September 10th he will sign his contract and make the official presentation with the local media in Moscow Region.
Carlos Francisco DELFINO
Born: August,29 1982, in Santa Fe, Argentina
Height: 200 cm
1998/99 — Olímpia de Venado Tuerto (Argentina)
1999/2000 — Unión de Santa Fe (Argentina)
2000/02 — Viola Reggio Calabria (Italy)
2002/04 — Skipper Bologna (Italy)
2004/07 — Detroit Pistons (NBA)
2007/08 — Toronto Raptors (NBA)
since 2008 — BC Khimki
2008 — The champion of South America (team of Argentina);
2007 — The silver medalist of America’s championship (team of Argentina)
2004 — The Olympic Champion (team of Argentina)
2004 — The champion of South America (team of Argentina);
2001 — The bronze medalist of junior world championship (team of Argentina)
2005, 2006, 2007 — The winner of Division “Center” (the regular NBA championship, Detroit Pistons
2005 — The NBA Championship finalist (Detroit Pistons)
2004 — The Euroleague finalist (Skipper Bologna)
2002, 2004 — The silver medalist of Italian Championship (Skipper Bologna)
The player of National team of Argentina
Married, daughter Milagros (4 years)