WELCOME I consider myself as a team player and a coachable athlete. My rebounding skills are very good, I am quick and have a proper drive. My college goals are to study economics and play basketball for the University team. My ultimate aim would be to become the best player on the team and among the first in class. I do intent to exercise all efforts possible to be valued as player, student and a person.
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Personal info & Academics
Date of birth: 06.25.1995 Citizen: Bulgaria Sex: Male Height: 6â€™8â€? Weight: 198 lbs NCAA Clearinghouse No. TBD
High school: 128 SOU Albert Enstein Graduation: 2014 Grades: GPA 5.38 (out of 6.00)
SAT: Scheduled for October 5, 2013 College education goals: In high school I have always shown a keen interest for Economics. My grades reflect extremely well upon my capacity to understand the subject and to absorb the core information. Ideally I would like to continue my studies in this subject allowing for me to improve my knowledge and get a Bachelor or even Master degree in this field.
Why America? I want the opportunity to improve my game by playing with elite talent, while also gaining an education and preparing myself for my future career. I believe the US college system will be a perfect fit.
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Why Nikola Nikola is not only gifted in size and skill, but he is also a tireless worker on and off the court.
Sport: Current club:
Basketball Yanko Yanchev
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3 times Bulgarian Champion (2005 ; 2007 ; 2008) 7 times Bulgarian Vice champion ( 2009 ; 2010 ; 2011) 1 time Bulgarian 3rd place winner (2013) Teams Represented 2003-2007 Player of SK BUBA Basketball 2007-2013 Player of Overgas SSK 2013-Present Bulgarian National Team
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What makes you different to other athletes? I always follow the coachesâ€™ plans and instructions, however when the game becomes too hot and dynamic I can make quick judgments and take over the burden of a leadership. I do possess a proper court vision, constantly try to find the best decision and instantly adapt to it. Why do you want to compete in college? College basketball is the next best thing after NBA and I firmly believe that my skills and competences will be further developed to an extent that will allow me to face the challenges the real game presents. I do like to be challenged and exert all my efforts to the win. Anything else we should know? Since I was a little boy I had the dream of studying in the US. I worked hard all my life to achieve that goal. And now when I have this unique opportunity to continue my education supporting it by playing my favorite sport, I would like to make the most of this exclusive chance. College goals? My college goals are to study economics and play basketball for the University team. My ultimate aim would be to become the best player on the team and among the first in class. I do intent to exercise all efforts possible to be valued as player, student and a person. Life goals? My main goal is to get a good education that will serve as a basis for getting me a proper job and allowing me to stay a decent citizen with good and loving family. I hope that I shall succeed to achieve new levels as a sportsman and make excellent use of my cultivated in the College abilities.
Im ready Iâ€™ve been playing basketball my entire life and Iâ€™m ready to take my game to the next level.
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