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Sergei Valerianovich Bazarevich (Russian: Сергей Валерьянович Базаревич; born 16 March 1965) is a Russian professional retired basketball player and coach. He played in 10 games for the Atlanta Hawks, during the 1994–95 NBA season. At 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)[1] and 175 lb (79 kg),[2] he played at the point guard and shooting guard positions.

Sergei Bazarevich
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Trabzonspor
PositionHead coach
LeagueBSL
Personal information
Born (1965-03-16) March 16, 1965 (age 54)
Moscow, Russian SFSR,
Soviet Union
NationalityRussian / Greek
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
NBA draft1987 / Undrafted
Playing career1983–2003
PositionPoint guard / Shooting guard
Number5
Coaching career2001–present
Career history
As player:
1983–1988CSKA Moscow
1988–1992Dynamo Moscow
1992CSKA Moscow
1992–1993Yıldırımspor
1993–1994Tofaş S.K.
1994Atlanta Hawks
1995Caceres
1995–1996Dynamo Moscow
1996–1997CSKA Moscow
1997–1998Türk Telekom
1998CSKA Moscow
1999Gorizia
1999–2000PAOK Thessaloniki
2000–2001St. Petersburg Lions
2001Coop Nordest Trieste
2001–2003Dynamo Moscow
As coach:
2001–2003Dynamo Moscow
2004–2005CSKA Moscow (Juniors)
2005–2006VVS Samara
2007–2009Dynamo Moscow (assistant)
2009–2011Dynamo Moscow
2011–2014Krasnye Krylia
2014–2015Lokomotiv Kuban
2015–2016Pallacanestro Cantù
2016–2017Trabzonspor Medical Park
Career highlights and awards
As player:

As head coach:

Bazarevich was a regular member of the senior Russian national basketball team, with whom he won a silver medals at the EuroBasket 1993 and the 1994 FIBA World Championship. He was named to the All-Tournament Team in both competitions. He also holds Greek citizenship,[3] under the name Sergei Bazarevits (Greek: Σεργκέι Μπαζάρεβιτς).

Professional careerEdit

Bazarevich started his career with in 1983, with CSKA Moscow, in the USSR League. With CSKA, he won 3 USSR League championships, in the years 1983, 1984, and 1988. He then moved to the USSR League club Dynamo Moscow in 1988.

He was a member of the FIBA European Selection in 1991. In 1992, he moved to the Turkish League club Yıldırımspor, and in 1993, he joined the Turkish League club Tofas Bursa. He then moved to the NBA, when he signed with the Atlanta Hawks, for the 1994–95 season.

After being released by the Hawks, he signed with the Spanish League club Caceres Club Baloncesto. He was also a member of the FIBA European Selection in 1995.

He moved back to Dynamo Moscow for the 1995–96 season, and then back to CSKA Moscow. He was also a two time FIBA EuroStar selection, in 1996 and 1997. While a member of CSKA, he won two Russian Championships, in the years 1997 and 1998.

He also played with the Turkish League club Türk Telekom, the Italian League club Pallacanestro Gorizia, the Greek League club PAOK Thessaloniki, the EuroLeague club St. Petersburg Lions, and the Italian League club Pallacanestro Trieste, before finally returning once again to Dynamo Moscow.

Soviet, CIS, and Russian national teamsEdit

Bazarevich was a member of the junior national teams of the Soviet Union. He played with the Soviet Union's junior national team at the 1984 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship, where he won the gold medal. He also represented the Soviet Union at the 1985 Summer Universiade, where he also won a gold medal.

He was also a member of the senior men's Soviet Union national basketball team. He played at the 1990 FIBA World Championship, where he won the silver medal.

After the Soviet Union broke up, Bazarevich represented Russia. He played with the senior men's Russian national basketball team at the FIBA EuroBasket 1993, where he won a silver medal, and at the 1994 FIBA World Championship, where he won another silver medal. He was named to the All-Tournament Team in both competitions.

He also represented Russia at the EuroBasket 1995. In addition to this, he was also a member of the CIS Olympic team at the 1992 Summer Olympics and the Russian Olympic team at the 2000 Summer Olympics.[4]

Awards and accomplishmentsEdit

Playing careerEdit

Pro clubsEdit

Soviet junior national teamEdit

Soviet senior national teamEdit

Russian senior national teamEdit

Coaching careerEdit

Pro clubsEdit

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
1994–95 Atlanta 10 0 7.4 .500 .167 .778 0.7 1.4 .1 .1 3.0
Career 10 0 7.4 .500 .167 .778 0.7 1.4 .1 .1 3.0

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