|League||Polish Basketball League|
December 24, 1986 |
Dnipropetrovsk, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
|Listed height||7 ft 1 in (2.16 m)|
|Listed weight||280 lb (127 kg)|
|NBA draft||2007 / Round: 2 / Pick: 38th overall|
|Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers|
|Pro playing career||2003–present|
|2003–2006||Azovmash Mariupol (Ukraine)|
|2006–2007||Cherkaski Monkeys (Ukraine)|
|2007–2009||→Utah Flash (D-League)|
|2013–present||Śląsk Wrocław (Poland)|
Born in Dnipropetrovsk, Fesenko began his basketball career in the Ukrainian Basketball SuperLeague, first with the second division team of BC Azovmash in 2003 then to its first division from 2004 to 2006. He then played for the Cherkasky Monkeys for a season.
After playing four seasons in native Ukraine, Fesenko was selected 38th overall in the second round of the 2007 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia 76ers and then traded to the Utah Jazz, signing a three-year contract with the Jazz on August 15, 2007. In 2010 he turned down a multiyear deal with the Houston Rockets and resigned with the Jazz for 1 year. He became an unrestricted free agent in 2011. He spent most of his rookie season with the NBA Development League Utah Flash. Fesenko wears a size 18 shoe. He also owns a 7'4" wingspan and 9'4" standing reach (same standing reach as Greg Oden).
On November 30, 2007, Fesenko made his NBA debut against the Los Angeles Lakers. He was recalled from the Utah Flash due to the absence of Carlos Boozer (sprained ankle) and Mehmet Okur (back spasms). Fesenko scored 6 points, had 7 rebounds and managed 1 assist.
Return to Europe
NBA career statistics
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Fesenko's career high is 12 points, which he scored against the Houston Rockets on 12/27/08.
- "Kyrylo Fesenko". NBA. Archived from the original on December 18, 2007.
- Hamilton, Linda (August 16, 2007). "Sleepless Fesenko inks Jazz contract". Deseret Morning News.
- NBA.com : Kyrylo Fesenko Bio Page
- "Lakers at Jazz Game Info". NBA.com. November 30, 2007.
- Bulls add Ryan Allen, Vance Cooksey, Andre Emmett, Kyrylo Fesenko, Marko Jaric to training camp
- Bulls waive center Kyrylo Fesenko
- "BC Donetsk announced Kyrylo Fesenko". Sportando.net. Retrieved 2 May 2013.
- "Fesenko signs with Slask Wroclaw". Sportando.net. Retrieved 8 November 2013.
- Career statistics and player information from NBA.com