Vladimir Andreev (basketball)

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Vladimir Andreev
Personal information
Born (1945-06-14) June 14, 1945 (age 72)
Moscow, Soviet Union
Nationality Russian
Listed height 7 ft 0.75 in (2.15 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
Playing career 1963–1975
Position Center
Career history
1963–1966 Lokomotiv (Alma-Ata)
1966–1974 CSKA Moscow
1974–1975 ASK Riga
Career highlights and awards

Vladimir Georgiyevich Andreev (Russian: Владимир Георгиевич Андреев; born 14 June 1945 in Moscow) is a retired Russian basketball player. At 2.15 m (7'0¾") tall, he played at the center position.[1] He was among the 105 player nominees for the 50 Greatest EuroLeague Contributors list.

Professional career[edit]

In 1969, while playing with CSKA Moscow, Andreev won the European Champions' Cup (EuroLeague) championship against Real Madrid, being the top scorer of the EuroLeague Final, with 37 points.

Soviet national team[edit]

Andreev was also a member of the senior men's Soviet national team, from 1967 to 1971.