In the news: VIU centre Kaban signs pro contract with Danish club

August 10, 2011 - 3:15am

Power forward aims to impress scouts that may be at SISU Copenhagen's games

By Walter Cordery, Nanaimo Daily News

Nanaimo's Andrew Kaban fulfilled a personal dream and signed a professional basketball contract Monday night at Vancouver Island University.

Kaban, 23, starred as a power forward for both the Dover Bay Dolphins and the Vancouver Island University Mariners. In April, the six-foot five-inch centre received Basketball B.C.'s award for college male athlete of the year at the Langley Events Centre.

Monday, Kaban signed a contract to play for SISU Copenhagen of the Danish elite league.

"I'm really excited. It's something I've always dreamed of doing since I started playing basketball."

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