Aleksei Zozulin

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Alexey Zozulin
Free agent
PositionShooting guard
Personal information
Born (1983-01-14) January 14, 1983 (age 36)
Alma Ata, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union
NationalityRussian
Listed height199 cm (6 ft 6 in)
Listed weight100 kg (220 lb)
Career information
NBA draft2005 / Undrafted
Playing career1999–present
Career history
1999–2000Khimik Engels
2000–2005UNICS Kazan
2005Lokomotiv Rostov
2005–2006Sibirtelecom Lokomotiv Novosibirsk
2006–2008Ural Great Perm
2008–2012Spartak Saint Petersburg
2012–2015CSKA Moscow
2015Lokomotiv Kuban
Career highlights and awards

Alexey Sergeevich Zozulin (Russian: Алексей Сергеевич Зозулин, born January 14, 1983) is a Russian professional basketball player who last played for Lokomotiv Kuban of the VTB United League. He also represents the Russia national basketball team internationally.

Professional career[edit]

Zozulin has spent his entire career playing for teams in the top division of Russian basketball.[1] Career highlights include winning the Russia Cup with UNICS Kazan in 2003 and playing in the Eurocup with Ural Great Perm in 2007 and 2008. In his most recent season, 2008–09, he averaged 6.9 points and 2.4 rebounds per game for Spartak Saint Petersburg.

On 26 July 2012, Zozulin signed one-year deal with option to extend for one season with the Russian team CSKA Moscow.[2] On July 7, 2014, he re-signed with CSKA for one more season and an option for another.[3]

On August 1, 2015, he joined Lokomotiv Kuban on a one-year deal with a team option.[4] On December 25, 2015, he parted ways with Lokomotiv.[5]

National team career[edit]

Zozulin has also been a member of the senior Russian national basketball team. He was called up to the team for the first time at Eurobasket 2009.[6] Although the Russians finished a disappointing seventh, they were later awarded a wild card to the 2010 FIBA World Championship.

Zozulin also played for the Russian junior team between 1999–2002, most notably appearing with the team at the World Championship for Junior Men in 2000 and World Championship for Young Men in 2002.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile Archived 2009-09-07 at the Wayback Machine at eurobasket2009.com
  2. ^ Carchia, E. "CSKA Moscow lands Aleksey Zozulin". Sportando. cskabasket.com. Retrieved 21 August 2012.
  3. ^ "CSKA Moscow re-signs Zozulin". Euroleague.net. Retrieved 7 July 2014.
  4. ^ "Алексей Зозулин перешел в "Локо"" (in Russian). Lokomotiv Kuban. 2015-08-01. Retrieved 2015-08-01.
  5. ^ "Алексей Зозулин покидает "Локомотив-Кубань"". lokobasket.com (in Russian). 25 December 2015. Retrieved 25 December 2015.
  6. ^ Player History Archived 2009-09-07 at the Wayback Machine at eurobasket.com
  7. ^ Player History Archived 2009-09-07 at the Wayback Machine at eurobasket.com

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