Alexey Viktorovich Shved ( Russian: Алексей Викторович Швед, alternate spelling: Aleksey Shved; born December 16, 1988) is a Russian professional basketball player for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Professional career [ edit ]
Shved began his professional career with
CSKA Moscow in a Russian SuperLeague A game, against Ural Great Perm, on November 4, 2006. He made his [1 ] Euroleague debut in a game against Žalgiris, on January 17, 2007. In February 2007, he joined [2 ] Khimki Moscow Region, on loan from CSKA Moscow. He then returned to CSKA Moscow before the start of the 2007-08 season. In December 2009, he moved to Dynamo Moscow, on loan from CSKA Moscow. He moved back to CSKA Moscow before the start of the 2010-11 season. The following season, he reached the Euroleague final with the Reds.
On July 23, 2012, CSKA Moscow officially announced the departure of Shved in order to sign with the NBA's
Minnesota Timberwolves on a 3 year, $10 million contract. Two days later, he signed with the Timberwolves. [3 ] [4 ]
Russian national team [ edit ]
Shved played with the Russian junior national teams. He played at the 2006
FIBA Europe U-18 Championship, and at the 2007 and 2008 FIBA Europe U-20 Championships. Shved has also been a member of the senior men's Russian national basketball team. He won the bronze medal at the EuroBasket 2011. At the London Olympics on August 12, 2012, Shved scored 25 points to lead the Russian national basketball team in an 81-77 victory over Argentina in the bronze medal game.
NBA career statistics [ edit ]
Correct as of April 18th, 2013
Regular season [ edit ]
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