Posted On: 08/31/20 5:00 AM

This summer has been the summer of International Transfers into parts of Kentucky. Here’s a look at some of the names we know so far. 

2023 Center Cyr MalongaCyrMalonga6'10" | CEvangel Christian | 2023StateKY appeared this summer as part of the Louisville Defenders and will be going to school at Evangel Christian in Louisville. Malonga has already been offered by Western Illinois, Georgia, Illinois and Florida State heading into his Sophomore season at Evangel. At 6’10, his AAU director says Malonga is the best big man in Kentucky.

Similarly, Johnny DjemaJohnnyDjema6'8" | PFEvangel Christian | 2024KY showed up this summer as part of the Defenders program and a member of the 2024 class. Johnny also hails from the Congo and was quick to earn an offer from Western Illinois. Djema is smaller than Malonga at 6’8 but will play alongside Cyr at Evangel Christian. 

7’3 Bol Kuir enrolled at Belfry and will be a Junior this season. With his height, Kuir is the tallest player in Kentucky and I cannot remember the last time a 7’3 player patrolled the paint in the Bluegrass state. It remains to be seen if Bol has any skill level or if he’s just tall but 7’3 is going to be a problem to score

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