Rihards Kuksiks (197 cm, Arizona State’11) has been tabbed by Italian Serie A club Openjobmetis Varese, strengthening the team’s front court options. The small forward already had a station this season, playing for BCM U Pitesti (Romania, Liga Nationala) and over six contest he impressed with averages of 16.3 points, 4.7 rebounds, and 2.2 assists per game.
During the 2014/2015 season, Rihards Kuksiks featured for three clubs during the campaign. The Lithuanian started with BK Jekabpils (Latvia, LBL) before moving to Russia to represent Avtodor Saratov. In Saratov he played just two games before opting to switch to Nizhny Novgorod (Russia, VTB United and Euroleague).
In previous season, Rihards Kuksiks has played in Ukraine and Spain.