COMMUNICATION DEPARTMENT MOVISTAR STUDENTS

Movistar Estudiantes has reached an agreement for the continuity of the player Kevin Larsen (pivot, 2.08m, 1993, Denmark).

The Danish international insider arrived at the collegiate discipline midway through last season 2021-22 to replace the injury of Darel Poirier, from Río Breogán of ACB, and ended up being the most valued player of Movistar Estudiantes, with averages of 11.4 points, 5.4 rebounds and a PIR of 14.1 in the 28 games he played. In addition, with the blue shirt of the Ramiro team he won his second Copa de la Princesa title.

A benchmark in the LEB OroA benchmark in the paint, recognized as one of the most important players in the LEB Oro League in recent years. The previous 2020-21 academic year was one of the pillars of the rise of the aforementioned Río Breogán: third most valued player in the entire competition (13.7 points, 5.1 rebounds for an average rating of 16.8), nominated best center, and also champion of the Princess Cup that the team from Lugo won.

Since he landed in the LEB Oro, Kevin Larsen shone: in his debut year in Spain, the 2018-19 season with Bilbao Basket, he achieved promotion in the tough final phase played in the Basque city and averaged 8.4 points, 4.6 rebounds and 3.1 fouls received for 10.6 valuation.

He also played for another of the most powerful teams in the Spanish second division, the current Zunder Palencia, in the 2019-20 season. When the pandemic forced the competition to stop, Larsen was averaging a spectacular 14.2 points, 6.3 rebounds and 4.8 fouls received for a PIR of 19.5 in a team that was fifth in the regular league. His good season with the Castilians remained in the memory of the fans, who voted him the best center in the club’s history.

Full international with Denmark

Larsen has also played in France (Lille Métropole, Pro B 2016-17), Germany (Mitteldeutscher BC Weißenfels, 2016-17, with whom he was promoted to the Bundesliga) and, of course, his native Denmark: he was MVP of the Basketligaen in the 2016-17 academic year, when he finished second in the league with Horsens IC of the first division.

He trained in the American NCAA, enrolled in the ranks of the George Washington University between 2012 and 2016. With the “Colonials”, Larsen won several individual awards such as “Most Improved Player of the Atlantic 10 Conference” or being a member of the third best quintet of the conference or the best quintet of the NIT.

Regarding his international participation, Kevin Larsen is a regular with the Danish national team from training categories (U16 and U18); and he made his senior debut in the FIBA ??qualifying windows for the 2021 Eurobasket.

Via Feb.es