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) and 175 lb (79 kg), he played at the point guard and shooting guard positions.
|Born||March 16, 1965|
Moscow, Russian SFSR,
|Nationality||Russian / Greek|
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Listed weight||175 lb (79 kg)|
|NBA draft||1987 / Undrafted|
|Position||Point guard / Shooting guard|
|2000–2001||St. Petersburg Lions|
|2001||Coop Nordest Trieste|
|2004–2005||CSKA Moscow (Juniors)|
|2007–2009||Dynamo Moscow (assistant)|
|2016–2017||Trabzonspor Medical Park|
|Career highlights and awards|
As head coach:
|Stats at NBA.com|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
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, under the name Sergei Bazarevits (Greek: Σεργκέι Μπαζάρεβιτς).
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.
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.
National team careerEdit
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.
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.
Awards and accomplishmentsEdit
- 3× USSR League Champion: (1983, 1984, 1988)
- 2× FIBA European Selection: (1991, 1995)
- 2× FIBA EuroStar: (1996, 1997)
- 2× Russian Championship Champion: (1997, 1998)
Soviet junior national teamEdit
Soviet senior national teamEdit
- 1990 FIBA World Championship: Silver
Russian senior national teamEdit
- 1993 EuroBasket: Silver
- 1993 EuroBasket: All-Tournament Team
- 1994 FIBA World Championship: Silver
- 1994 FIBA World Championship: All-Tournament Team
- Honored Master of Sports of Russia: (1994)
NBA career statisticsEdit
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