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
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
Career history
1995–2002Olympiacos Piraeus
2000–2001Peristeri Athens
2002–2009CSKA Moscow
2009Spartak St. Petersburg
2009–2010Dynamo Moscow
2011–2012UNICS Kazan
2012–2013Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar
Career highlights and awards

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


  1. ^ 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. (in Russian). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  5. ^ Savrasenko, Aleksey - Welcome To Euroleague Basketball.

External linksEdit