Egor Vyaltsev

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Egor Vyaltsev
Egor Vyaltsev at all-star PBL game 2011.JPG
No. 6 – Khimki
PositionShooting guard
LeagueVTB United League
EuroLeague
Personal information
Born (1985-10-10) October 10, 1985 (age 33)
Voronezh, Soviet Union
NationalityRussian
Listed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
NBA draft2007 / Undrafted
Playing career2003–present
Career history
2003–2004CSKA Moscow
2004–2005CSK VVS Samara
2005–2007Ural Great Perm
2007–2011Triumph Lyubertsy
2011–presentKhimki

Egor Ivanovich Vyaltsev (Russian: Егор Иванович Вяльцев, born October 10, 1985) is a Russian professional basketball player for Khimki of the VTB United League. He also represents the senior Russian national basketball team.

Professional career[edit]

Vyaltsev has spent his entire career playing for teams in the Russian Professional Championship. In his most recent season, 2008–09, he averaged 5.7 points per game for Triumph Lyubertsy. In June 2011 he signed a one-year contract with Khimki.[1]

Russian national basketball team[edit]

Vyaltsev played with the Russian junior national teams between 2002 to 2004, most notably appearing with the Russian junior teams at the 2002 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship, and the 2004 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship.[2]

Vyaltsev has also been a member of the senior Russian national basketball team. He was called up to the senior national team for the first time at EuroBasket 2009, and saw action in four games with the team.[3] Although the Russians finished a disappointing seventh, they were later awarded a wild card to the 2010 FIBA World Championship.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Khimki brings on guard Vyaltsev
  2. ^ Player History at eurobasket.com
  3. ^ Player History at eurobasket.com

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