Petteri Koponen hopes to be playing in the NBA by the 2015-16 season.
Koponen said he intends to make the jump to the NBA after completing the final season on his contract with BC Khimki in Russia. "I always said my dream is to play in the NBA," Koponen said. "Every summer we talk a little bit with Dallas to see what the situation is and what they think. I've...
September 02, 2014
Finland defeated Sweden by a final score of 81-60 in Pool Play of EuroBasket 2013 on Thursday.
Gerald Lee had 14 points and five rebounds to lead Finland, while Petteri Koponen had 10 points and six assists.
Jeffery Taylor had a game-high 19 points for Sweden.
September 05, 2013
Finland defeated Turkey by a final score of 61-55 in Pool Play on Wednesday.
Petteri Koponen led Finland with 12 points, nine rebounds and three assists, while Sasu Salin added 12 points.
Omer Asik had four pounds and six rebounds in 18 minutes for Turkey, while Ender Arslan had 12 points.
September 04, 2013
Petteri Koponen led BC Khimki Moscow Region to a 99-76 win over Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul with 23 points and seven assists.