The strong winger (1.98m, 27 years old) arrives on the Rock from the NBA and the Sacramento Kings.
Revealed in Pro B before making a name for himself with Orléans, Chima Moneke had a breathtaking season last year with Manresa (Spain), which earned him election in the five end-of-season Liga ACB and FIBA Champions League MVP.
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In the NBA this season, Chima Moneke has only come into play twice, but has performed well in the G-League, where he has compiled 17.3 points (54.5% on shots) and 11.1 rebounds. In the sights of many Euroleague leaders, this athletic strong winger has chosen the Principality to pursue his career.
Chima Moneke convinced by the AS Monaco Basket project
« I chose Monaco because the coach, the general manager and the president directly showed great interest in me, he confided when he arrived on the official website of AS Monaco Basket. I felt wanted by the club and they thought I could really contribute to this team.
SFor me, this team already has a lot of potential, but with me I am convinced that it will be even better.
I think that my energy and my athletic abilities will help the team and they will allow me to make my place also in a group which has enormous qualities. Without me, this team already has a lot of potential, but with me I am convinced that it will be even better. This is what I want to show people in France and in Europe. »