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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 32)
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

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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