Gary Chivichyan: Armenia’s Rising Basketball Icon News

Gary Chivichyan: Armenia’s Rising Basketball Icon

Clout News

March 20, 2020

Gary Chivichyan is a young basketball player achieving more and more with each passing season. The son of the famed martial arts star Gokor Chivichyan is a lengthy 6’5 SG coming to the end of his college run. He has made 235 three-pointers during his career and his play style has been compared to college basketball and NBA legend JJ Reddick. Before Gary attended the University of the Pacific for his senior and final year, he was one of Idaho State’s most successful long-range shooters in the school’s history. In his three-year career playing at Idaho State, Gary Finished 4th in three-point field goals made in the record books.

Vast Potential

A great deal of investment is made in the young player, who is already perhaps the most recognized Armenian basketball player in history. He is increasingly growing in popularity amongst basketball fans from around the world and his rapidly growing social media presence allows his audience to connect with him directly.

Flying the Flag For Armenia

Chivichyan, who was born and raised in Los Angeles California, was the only Armenian basketball player in Division 1 this past season. Chivichyan, who is keen to share that he is of full Armenian descent, is prideful of his heritage and accomplishments as a pure Armenian; and has become one of the most significant advocates for competitive sports in the community. Chivichyan finished his senior year at the University of The Pacific, ranking second in points scored on a deep team which consisted of a 13-man rotation. In a time where shooters are more valued than ever, Gary is viewed as a possible NBA prospect due to his elite-level shooting. He also possesses incredible marketing potential, appealing to not only American basketball fans but Armenians, Europeans and Middle Eastern sports fans too. “He has the potential to sell jerseys, fill the seats, and has a great story that makes people gravitate towards him”- Sponsor. Chivichyan is a dual citizen of Armenia and The United States and is a member of the Armenian national basketball team.

A Global Force

Chivichyan has become increasingly prominent in the media and has courteous attention from a range of investors, sponsors and sport brands. Gary’s success has been on several media-related outlets nationwide, such as FOX, NBC, and CBS. During this down time, Gary is speaking to a multitude of agents across the world who hope to lock in his signature. No matter what the future holds, it’s expected that Gary will become a household name in the coming years, not only across the United States but around the world. 

2019-2020 Pacific Tigers Achievements

The Pacific Tigers had one of their most successful seasons in school history. The program was taken over by ex-NBA player Damon Stoudamire four years ago with hopes to turn Pacific into a competitive WCC school. In the 2019-2020 season, The University of Pacific Men’s basketball team finished with a 23-10 record (11-5 WCC) and achieved the highest net ranking in school history. Pacific finished tied for 3rd in the West Coast Conference rankings (schools best), which boasts some of the most successful college basketball programs in the nation such as Gonzaga, St Marys and BYU (All placed in the top 25 college rankings this season). 

Professional Interest

His time at the University of the Pacific has come to an end and it seems increasingly clear that Gary has the brightest of futures ahead of him. It’s said that a host of professional (Europe/NBA) teams are keen to take advantage of his basketball talents and marketing potential. With already a successful brand identity, the right agent and management team can monetize on Chivichyan’s potential on and off the court. Just weeks after the end of the college basketball season, many corporations and online publishers have reached out to Chivichyan for interviews and endorsements. In the coming months, we can expect to see the young prospect’s future unfolding possibly making history for his country and his people.