Evgeny Voronov

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Evgeni Voronov
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Voronov in April 2015
Zenit Saint Petersburg
PositionShooting guard
LeagueVTB United League
EuroLeague
Personal information
Born (1986-05-07) May 7, 1986 (age 33)
Stavropol Krai, Soviet Union
NationalityRussian
Listed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight209 lb (95 kg)
Career information
NBA draft2008 / Undrafted
Playing career2005–present
Career history
2005–2006Lokomotiv Rostov
2006–2008CSK VVS Samara
2008–2009UNICS Kazan
2009–2010Krasnye Krylya Samara
2010–2011Dynamo Moscow
2011–2014CSKA Moscow
2014Triumph Lyubertsy
2014–2016Lokomotiv Kuban
2016–2017UNICS Kazan
2017–presentZenit Saint Petersburg
Career highlights and awards

Evgeny Sergeyevich Voronov (Russian: Евгений Сергеевич Воронов, born May 7, 1986) is a Russian professional basketball player for Zenit Saint Petersburg of the VTB United League and the EuroLeague. He is also a member of the Russian national basketball team. He is 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) in height and plays as a shooting guard.

Professional career[edit]

Voronov has played with various teams in the Russian Basketball Super League since beginning his professional career in 2005.[1] In 2006-07, he was a member of EuroCup Challenge winners CSK VVS Samara. While playing with Krasnye Krylya Samara, he averaged 7.1 points per game in 23 league games.[2]

On January 24, 2014, he signed with Triumph Lyubertsy for the rest of the 2013–14 season.[3] On June 12, 2014, he signed a 2+1 deal with Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar.[4]

On July 2, 2016, he signed a 1+1 contract with UNICS Kazan.[5] After one season, he left UNICS.[6] On July 5, 2017, he signed with Zenit Saint Petersburg.[7] After averaging 10.8 points and 2.6 rebounds per game in the 2017-18 season, Voronov re-signed with the team on September 7, 2018.[8]

Russian national team[edit]

Voronov is also a member of the senior Russian national basketball team. He competed with the team for the first time at the 2010 FIBA World Championship after previously making appearances with the junior national team, including helping the team to a gold medal at the 2005 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship.[9] He was part of the Russian team that won the bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile at FIBAEurope.com
  2. ^ Profile at eurobasket.com
  3. ^ "Triumph Bolster Backcourt With Voronov". fibaeurope.com. January 24, 2014. Retrieved June 12, 2014.
  4. ^ "Evgeny Voronov officially signs a 2+1 contract with Lokomotiv Kuban". Sportando.com. June 12, 2014. Retrieved June 12, 2014.
  5. ^ "Evgeny Voronov moves to Unics Kazan". Eurohoops.net. 2 July 2016. Retrieved 7 July 2016.
  6. ^ Спасибо, Женя! (in Russian)
  7. ^ Evgeny Voronov inks with Zenit St. Petersburg
  8. ^ "Zenit re-signs Evgeny Voronov until 2020". Sportando. Retrieved September 7, 2018.
  9. ^ Profile Archived 2010-08-31 at the Wayback Machine at FIBA.com
  10. ^ "Yevgeny Voronov Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2016-02-24.

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