Dmitri Sokolov (basketball)

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This name uses Eastern Slavic naming customs; the patronymic is Nikolaevich and the family name is Sokolov.
Dmitry Sokolov
No. 10 – Khimki
Position Center
League VTB United League
Personal information
Born (1985-01-21) January 21, 1985 (age 32)
Stavropol Region, Soviet Union
Nationality Russian
Listed height 214 cm (7 ft 0 in)
Listed weight 113 kg (249 lb)
Career information
NBA draft 2007 / Undrafted
Playing career 2000–present
Career history
2000–2001 Dynamo Stavropol
2001–2002 Pulkovo St. Petersburg
2002–2006 Lokomotiv Rostov
2006–2009 UNICS Kazan
2009–2013 CSKA Moscow
2013–2015 UNICS Kazan
2015 Krasny Oktyabr
2015–present Khimki
Career highlights and awards

Dmitry Nikolaevich Sokolov (alternate spelling: Dmitri Sokolov) (Russian: Дмитрий Николаевич Соколов; born January 21, 1985) is a Russian professional basketball player for Khimki of the VTB United League. He plays at the center position.

Professional career[edit]

Sokolov has played with Dynamo Stavropol, Pulkovo St. Petersburg, Lokomotiv Rostov, UNICS Kazan, and CSKA Moscow during his professional career. He joined CSKA in June 2009.[1] He returned to UNICS Kazan in 2013.[2] In June 2015, he left UNICS.[3]

On July 31, 2015, he signed a one-year deal with Krasny Oktyabr.[4] On December 16, 2015, he left them and signed with Khimki for the rest of the season.[5] On June 23, 2016, he re-signed with Khimki for one more season.[6]

National team[edit]

Sokolov played for the Russia national basketball team at the EuroBasket 2009 and EuroBasket 2013.


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