TTL Taiwan Beer (SBL) landed 29-year old Ukrainian international power forward Igor Zaytsev (210-99kg-89). He played most recently at Rosa in Polish EBL league. In 35 games he averaged 10.3ppg, 4.1rpg and 1.2bpg last season. Zaytsev also played 16 games in Basketball Champions League where he had 10.2ppg, 4.8rpg and 1.1apg.
He ended the previous (2016-17) season at BAXI Manresa (Liga Endesa) in league. In 7 games he recorded 3.0ppg and 2.6rpg. But the most of that year Zaytsev spent at Stelmet Enea BC Zielona Gora (also in EBL). In 9 games he got 4.8ppg and 2.0rpg. He also played 7 games in Basketball Champions League where he got 4.1ppg and 2.7rpg.
Among other achievements Zaytsev's team made it to the Polish final for two years in a row (2016 and 2017). He received also Eurobasket.com Ukrainian Superleague All-Domestic Players Team award back in 2011 and 2014.
Zaytsev has been also a member of Ukrainian international program for some years. He has regularly played for Ukrainian senior team since 2010 and previously for U20 National Team between 2008 and 2009.
Zaytsev also represented Ukraine at the European Championships last year. His stats at that event were 6 games: 3.7ppg, 2.0rpg.
Zaytsev has played previously professionally in Iran (Petrochimi) and Ukraine (Mariupol, Kryvbas, Khimik and KDPU Kryvyi Rih).
His game is described as: A very good outside shooter for his size, he's very effective at both the 5 and 4 positions.