Nikita Shabalkin

Nikita Shabalkin (born October 9, 1986) is a Russian former professional basketball player. At a height of 2.06 m (6'9") tall, and a weight of 105 kg (232 lbs.), he played at both the small forward and power forward positions.

Nikita Shabalkin
Personal information
Born (1986-10-09) 9 October 1986 (age 34)
Vladikavkaz, Russia
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight232 lb (105 kg)
Career information
NBA draft2008 / Undrafted
Playing career2004–2013
PositionSmall forward / Power forward
Career history
2004–2006CSK VVS Samara
2005–2006CSKA Moscow
2006–2007CSK VVS Samara
2009–2010Triumph Lyubertsy
2010–2011Dynamo Moscow
2011–2013Lokomotiv Kuban
Career highlights and awards
Representing Russia
Gold medal – first place 2007 Spain Team
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Lithuania Team

Professional careerEdit

Shabalkin last played for UNICS Kazan, of the Russian PBL.

Russian national teamEdit

Shabalkin was a member of the senior men's Russian national basketball team. With Russia's senior national team, he played at the EuroBasket 2007, where he won a gold medal, and at the EuroBasket 2011, where he won a bronze medal.


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