Robby Ptacek signs in Czech Republic
January 8, 2013 – Pro Partner Sports is pleased to announce that Robby Ptacek has signed his first professional contract with the club Sluneta Usti nad Labem in the Czech Republic’s NBL. The deal includes an option for next season. Ptacek will be asked to come in and contribute immediately to help the club avoid relegation. Usti currently sits in 13th place with a 3-17 record.
As a senior last year at Central Connecticut State, Ptacek averaged 17.3 ppg, 3.9 rpg, 2.2 apg, while shooting 45% from the and leading the country at 92% from the line. In his first start with Usti, Ptacek scored 12 points in 24 minutes. Usti’s next game is against Svitavy who they defeated 87-81 earlier in the season.
PPSM’s Nick Morteo said of the signing, “This is a great spot for Robby to begin his career and be able to showcase what he can do overseas. All of us believe this is the start of a productive career for Robby.