Surrey, UK – 08 Feb, 2024 – Surrey SCORCHERS announce the signing of Nedas Cholevinskas onto their player roster.
SCORCHERS bolster academy with GB U18 Men’s Player of The Year.The talented 18-year-old Small Forward boasts an impressive CV, recently adding an impactful spell with Rytas Vilnius II in Lithuania. This followed Cholevinskas playing a pivotal role in leading Barking Abbey to their fifth EABL title (15.0PPG, 7.8RPG), also starring for GB’s U18s in the summer of 2023 as they finished fifth in Division B of the European Championships (14.9PPG, 6.9RPG).
‘We are delighted with Nedas joining our program,’ said Scorcher’s Head Coach, Lloyd Gardner.
‘He is a player who has proved himself as a high-level prospect though his play with the Great Britain Junior National teams and in the NBL.’
Reflecting Scorcher’s GM, Dan Clark’s commitment to developing young British talent, Coach Gardner states ‘Nedas is the type of player that we are looking forward to working with to assist him in reaching his aspirations. For the current GB U18 Player of the Year to be joining our pathway program shows the positive steps we have taken in such a short time. We looking forward to him being rewarded with his first appearance in a Scorchers jersey’
Cholevinskas is registered under the Surrey Scorchers franchise umbrella allowing him to play for both Surrey Scorchers BBL franchise and affiliate club Cobham Cobras.