May 7, 1987 |
Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Listed height||6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)|
|Listed weight||245 lb (111 kg)|
|NBA draft||2005 / Round: 1 / Pick: 12th overall|
|Selected by the Los Angeles Clippers|
|2005–2007||Los Angeles Clippers|
|2012–2014||Spartak Saint Petersburg|
|2015||Rethymno Cretan Kings|
|Career highlights and awards|
Korolev began his pro career with the Russian club Avtodor Saratov. Korolev was then selected 12th overall in the 2005 NBA Draft, by the Los Angeles Clippers. Korolev played for CSKA Moscow in the Russian Super League, before joining the Clippers. On July 6, 2007, the Clippers offered Korolev a contract to remain with the team, but then rescinded their offer in September 2007. He then returned to the Clippers during the preseason, on a non-guaranteed contract, but was waived before the season began.
In December 2007, Korolev signed with Dynamo Moscow. In November 2009, Korolev was drafted in the fourth round of the NBDL, Draft by the Albuquerque Thunderbirds. He was traded to the Reno Bighorns on January 19, 2010.
In October 2014, Korolev signed with the Greek League team Panionios for the 2014–15 season. On December 16, 2016, Korolev announced his retirement. His last team was Basket Navarra Club, with which he played in 2016.
NBA career statistics
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|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||Bold||Career high|
- Clippers sever ties with Korolev.
- Korolev will be in camp.
- Clippers waive former first-round pick Korolev.
- Dynamo Moscow inks Yaroslav Korolev.
- 2009 Draft Board.
- Bighorns Acquire Korolev From Albuquerque.
- CB Granada tabs Yaroslav Korolev.
- Lagun Aro lands Yaroslav Korolev.
- Ex-Clipper Korolev Signs for Spartak.
- Yaroslav Korolev to Panionios Athens.
- Former Clippers draftee Yaroslav Korolev retires.