Aleksey Savrasenko

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Aleksey Savrasenko
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Personal information
Born (1979-02-28) February 28, 1979 (age 38)
Krasnodar, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Nationality Russian / Greek
Listed height 218 cm (7 ft 2 in)
Listed weight 290 lb (132 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2001 / Undrafted
Playing career 1995–2013
Position Center
Career history
1995–2000 Olympiacos Piraeus
2000–2001 Peristeri Athens
2001–2002 Olympiacos Piraeus
2003–2009 CSKA Moscow
2009 Spartak St. Petersburg
2009–2010 Dynamo Moscow
2010–2011 Khimki
2011–2012 UNICS Kazan
2012–2013 Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar
Career highlights and awards

Alexey Dmitrievitch Savrasenko (alternate spelling: Alexei) (Russian: Алексей Дмитриевич Саврасенко, born February 28, 1979) is a retired Russian-Greek professional basketball player. He played at the center position.

Because of half-Greek origin from his mother's side, he has dual citizenship in both Russia and Greece. In fact, his Greek passport states his name as Alexis Amanatidis (Greek: Αλέξης Αμανατίδης).[1]

Professional career[edit]

In June 2011, Savrasenko signed a one-year contract with UNICS Kazan.[2] On August 24, 2012, Savrasenko reached a one-year deal with Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar.[3] He retired from professional basketball at the end of the 2012–13 season.[4]

Russian national team[edit]

As a member of the senior men's Russian national basketball team, Savrasenko played at the 2002 FIBA World Championship. He also played at the following FIBA EuroBaskets: FIBA EuroBasket 2001, FIBA EuroBasket 2003, FIBA EuroBasket 2005, and FIBA EuroBasket 2007. He won the gold medal at the FIBA EuroBasket 2007.[5]

Awards and achievements[edit]

Pro clubs[edit]

Russian national team[edit]

References[edit]

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