|No. 12 – Khimki|
|Position||Shooting guard / Small forward|
|League||VTB United League
April 15, 1983 |
Saratov, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Listed height||6 ft 7.5 in (2.02 m)|
|Listed weight||218 lb (99 kg)|
|NBA draft||2004 / Round: 1 / Pick: 23rd overall|
|Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers|
|2005–2006||Portland Trail Blazers|
|2006||→Fort Worth Flyers|
|Career highlights and awards|
Sergei Alexandrovich Monia (Russian: Сергей Александрович Моня, born April 15, 1983) is a Russian professional basketball player for Khimki of the VTB United League. He was selected by the NBA club the Portland Trail Blazers in the first round (23rd overall) of the 2004 NBA Draft. He is a 2.02 m (6 ft 7 1⁄2 in) tall guard-forward.
On February 23, 2006, Monia and Seattle SuperSonics' center Vitaly Potapenko were traded to the Kings in exchange for power forward Brian Skinner (who ended up with the Trail Blazers) in a three-team deal. Monia saw action in only three games for the Kings and was waived on July 28, 2006, because of his desire to play professionally in the Russian Superleague A for Dynamo Moscow.
In June 2010, Monia signed a two-year deal with Khimki. With them, he won the Eurocup in 2012. In June 2012, he extends his contract with Khimki for two more years. On March 6, 2015, he signed a new three-year contract extension with Khimki.
Russian national basketball team
Monia has also been a member of the senior Russian national basketball team. With the Russian national team he won the gold medal at the 2007 FIBA European Championship, a bronze medal at the 2011 FIBA European Championship and a bronze at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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