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Nikolay Padius (alternate spelling: Nikolai; born January 9, 1980, in Saint Petersburg, SFSR, Soviet Union) is a Russian former professional basketball player. At a height of 1.97 m (6 ft 5 ​34 in) tall, and a weight of 93 kg (205 pounds), he played at the shooting guard position.

Nikolay Padius
Personal information
Born (1980-01-09) 9 January 1980 (age 39)
Saint Petersburg, SFSR, Soviet Union
NationalityRussian
Listed height1.97 m (6 ft 6 in)
Listed weight205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
NBA draft2002 / Undrafted
Playing career1997–2012
PositionShooting guard
Career history
1997–2000Spartak St. Petersburg
2000–2003CSKA Moscow
2003–2004Dynamo Moscow
2004–2006Aris Thessaloniki
2006–2007Dynamo Moscow Region
2007–2008UNICS Kazan
2008–2010Spartak Primorje
2010–2011UNICS Kazan
2011–2012Lokomotiv Kuban
2012Spartak Primorje
Career highlights and awards

Professional careerEdit

Russian national teamEdit

Padius was a member of the junior national teams of Russia. With Russia's junior national teams, he played at the 1998 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship, the 1999 FIBA Under-19 World Cup, the 2000 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship, and the 2001 World University Games.

He was also a member of the senior Russian national basketball team. With Russia's senior team, he played at the 2007 EuroBasket, where he won a gold medal.

Awards and accomplishmentsEdit

Club honorsEdit

-   (1) (2005–06)
-   (1) (2002–03)
-   (2) (2003–04, 2010–11)
-   (1) (2003);
-   (1) (2005–06)
-   (1) (2005)

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