Aleksey Savrasenko

Alexey Dmitrievitch Savrasenko (alternate spelling: Alexei) (Russian: Алексей Дмитриевич Саврасенко, born February 28, 1979) is a retired Russian-Greek professional basketball player. He played at the center position.

Aleksey Savrasenko
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Personal information
Born (1979-02-28) February 28, 1979 (age 42)
Krasnodar, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
NationalityRussian / Greek
Listed height218 cm (7 ft 2 in)
Listed weight290 lb (132 kg)
Career information
NBA draft2001 / Undrafted
Playing career1995–2013
PositionCenter
Career history
1995–2002Olympiacos Piraeus
2000–2001Peristeri Athens
2002–2009CSKA Moscow
2009Spartak St. Petersburg
2009–2010Dynamo Moscow
2010–2011Khimki
2011–2012UNICS Kazan
2012–2013Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar
Career highlights and awards
Medals

Because of half-Greek origin from his mother's side, he has dual citizenship in both Russia and Greece. In fact, his Greek passport states his name as Alexis Amanatidis (Greek: Αλέξης Αμανατίδης).[1]

Professional careerEdit

In June 2011, Savrasenko signed a one-year contract with UNICS Kazan.[2] On August 24, 2012, Savrasenko reached a one-year deal with Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar.[3] He retired from professional basketball at the end of the 2012–13 season.[4]

National team careerEdit

As a member of the senior men's Russian national basketball team, Savrasenko played at the 2002 FIBA World Championship. He also played at the following FIBA EuroBaskets: FIBA EuroBasket 2001, FIBA EuroBasket 2003, FIBA EuroBasket 2005, and FIBA EuroBasket 2007. He won the gold medal at the FIBA EuroBasket 2007.[5]

Awards and achievementsEdit

Pro clubsEdit

Russian senior national teamEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sports-Reference.com Aleksey Savrasenko Other name(s): Alexis Amanatidis.
  2. ^ UNICS KAZAN adds Savrasenko at center.
  3. ^ "Lokomotiv Kuban adds size with Alexey Savrasenko". Sportando. Archived from the original on 7 October 2012. Retrieved 24 September 2012.
  4. ^ Алексей Саврасенко официально завершил карьеру. sports.ru (in Russian). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  5. ^ Savrasenko, Aleksey - Welcome To Euroleague Basketball.

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