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Yima Chia-Kur signs deal with Academica de Coimbra in Portugal

Coimbra, Portugal (KAIT) - ASU alum Yima Chia-Kur has had a busy summer. He was the Eurobasket Summer League MVP in New York. He had 28 points, 5 rebounds, and 2 steals for Stockholm as they won the championship.

This week, Chia-Kur signed with Academica de Coimbra in Portugal. They're in the LPB, the top division of basketball in the country. They reached the Portugese League Semifinals in 2009.

The Mansfield, Ohio native came to Jonesboro after transferring from Lamar Community College and Garden City Community College. In two seasons with ASU, Chia-Kur averaged 22 minutes, 8 points, and 3.4 rebounds. He played 30 games from 2007-2008.

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