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Oleksiy Pecherov (Ukrainian: Олексій Печеров; born December 8, 1985) is a former Ukrainian professional basketball player who last played for Hekmeh of the FLB League. He's also a member of the Ukraine national basketball team.

Oleksiy Pecherov
Oleksiy Pecherov.jpg
Personal information
Born (1985-12-08) December 8, 1985 (age 33)
Donetsk, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
NationalityUkrainian
Listed height7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)
Listed weight232 lb (105 kg)
Career information
NBA draft2006 / Round: 1 / Pick: 18th overall
Selected by the Washington Wizards
Playing career2002–2017
PositionPower forward / Center
Career history
2002–2004Polytekhnik Kharkiv
2004–2005Kyiv
2005–2006Paris Basket Racing
2006–2007Kyiv
20072009Washington Wizards
2009–2010Minnesota Timberwolves
2010–2011Olimpia Milano
2011–2013Azovmash Mariupol
2013Valencia
2014Krasnye Krylia
2015Kalev/Cramo
2016Hekmeh
Career highlights and awards

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Professional careerEdit

The Washington Wizards selected him with the 18th pick in the 2006 NBA draft; Pecherov signed a contract with the Wizards on July 5, 2007. Pecherov had previously played with Paris Basket Racing internationally.

On June 23, 2009, he was traded along with Etan Thomas, Darius Songaila, and a first round pick to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Randy Foye and Mike Miller.[1]

On August 16, 2010, he signed with Olimpia Milano of the Italian league and the Euroleague for the 2010–11 season.[2] On August 23, 2011, he signed a two-year deal with BC Azovmash of Ukraine.[3]

On November 9, 2013, he signed a one-month deal with Valencia BC of the Spanish ACB League.[4]

On January 22, 2014, he signed with Krasnye Krylia of Russia for the rest of the 2013–14 season.[5] He left them on May 6, 2014.[6]

On February 4, 2015, he signed with Kalev/Cramo of the Korvpalli Meistriliiga.[7]

On September 28, 2015, Pecherov signed with the Denver Nuggets.[8] However, he was later waived by the Nuggets on October 24 after appearing in one preseason game.[9]

On February 3, 2016, he signed with Hekmeh of the Lebanese Basketball League.[10]

NBA career statisticsEdit

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular seasonEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2007–08 Washington 35 0 9.1 .352 .283 .645 1.9 .2 .2 .1 3.6
2008–09 Washington 32 0 8.7 .386 .326 .828 2.4 .1 .2 .1 3.6
2009–10 Minnesota 44 5 10.2 .410 .296 .906 2.8 .3 .2 .3 4.5
Career 111 5 9.4 .386 .290 .793 2.4 .2 .2 .2 3.9

PlayoffsEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2008 Washington 3 0 2.7 .000 .000 1.000 .3 .0 .3 .3 .7
Career 3 0 2.7 .000 .000 1.000 .3 .0 .3 .3 .7

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Wizards Acquire Miller and Foye From Minnesota". NBA.com. June 23, 2009. Retrieved May 6, 2014.
  2. ^ "AJ MILANO tabs Pecherov". Euroleague.net. August 16, 2010. Retrieved May 6, 2014.
  3. ^ "Azovmash inks Pecherov for two years". Eurocupbasketball.com. August 23, 2011. Retrieved May 6, 2014.
  4. ^ "Valencia signs Oleksiy Pecherov to a short-term deal". Sportando.com. November 9, 2013. Retrieved May 6, 2014.
  5. ^ "Oleskiy Pecherov signs with Krasnye Krylya Samara". Sportando.com. January 22, 2014. Retrieved February 6, 2014.
  6. ^ "Oleksij Pecherov leaves Krasnye Krylia Samara". Sportando.com. May 6, 2014. Retrieved May 6, 2014.
  7. ^ "Oleksiy Pecherov joins BC Kalev/Cramo". Sportando.com. February 4, 2015. Retrieved February 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "2015 Training Camp Introductions". NBA.com. September 28, 2015. Retrieved October 1, 2015.
  9. ^ "Nuggets waive Nick Johnson, Oleksiy Pecherov, Devin Sweetney". InsideHoops.com. October 24, 2015. Retrieved October 24, 2015.
  10. ^ "Oleksiy Pecherov signs a deal in Lebanon with Sagesse". Sportando.com. February 3, 2016. Retrieved February 3, 2016.

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