LEX 18 — Former Kentucky forward Nate Sestina will begin his pro career in Russia after signing a deal Friday with Nizhny Novgorod of Russia’s Basketball Champions League and VTB League.
Nate Sestina (@NateSestina23)— Jon Chepkevich (@JonChep) September 11, 2020
6’9” | 234 lbs. | Forward | 5/12/1997@KentuckyMBB ↗️ @BC_NN
League(s): @VTBUL, @BasketballCL pic.twitter.com/F1J0OUwYkh
Sestina began his college career at Bucknell. As a senior, he averaged 15.8 points and 8.5 rebounds per game and earned All-Patriot League honors during the 2018-19 campaign.
As a graduate transfer at Kentucky last season, Sestina averaged 5.7 points and 3.7 rebounds while shooting 40.7% from beyond the arc.