Alexey Shved (right) in a game between Lithuania and Russia
|No. 1 – Minnesota Timberwolves|
|Shooting guard / Point guard|
December 16, 1988 |
Belgorod, Russian SFSR
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Listed weight||182 lb (83 kg)|
|2005–2006||CSKA Moscow Junior Team|
|2006–2012||CSKA Moscow (Russia)|
|2007||→ Khimki Moscow Region (Russia)|
|2009–2010||→ Dynamo Moscow (Russia)|
Alexey Viktorovich Shved (Russian: Алексей Викторович Швед, alternate spelling: Aleksey Shved; born December 16, 1988) is a Russian professional basketball player for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Shved began his professional career with CSKA Moscow in a Russian SuperLeague A game, against Ural Great Perm, on November 4, 2006.1 He made his Euroleague debut in a game against Žalgiris, on January 17, 2007.2 In February 2007, he joined Khimki Moscow Region, on loan from CSKA Moscow. He then returned back to CSKA Moscow before the start of the 2007-08 season. In December 2009, he moved to Dynamo Moscow, on loan from CSKA Moscow. He moved back to CSKA Moscow before the start of the 2010-11 season. The following season, he reached the Euroleague final with the Reds.
On July 23, 2012, CSKA Moscow officially announced the departure of Shved in order to sign with the NBA's Minnesota Timberwolves on a 3 year, $10 million contract.3 Two days later, he signed with the Timberwolves.4
Shved played with the Russian junior national teams. He played at the 2006 FIBA Europe U-18 Championship, and at the 2007 and 2008 FIBA Europe U-20 Championships. Shved has also been a member of the senior men's Russian national basketball team. He won the bronze medal at the EuroBasket 2011. At the London Olympics on August 12, 2012, Shved scored 25 points to lead the Russian national basketball team in an 81-77 victory over Argentina in the bronze medal game.
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- Correct as of April 18th, 2013
- CSKABasket.com Russian Superleague (Division A): Regular season 04.11.2006, Moscow, 2500 spectators.
- Euroleague.net Regular Season Game 12 - January 17, 2007 - UNIVERSAL SPORTS HALL CSKA.
- "Alexey Shved moves to Minnesota". CSKABasket.com. July 23, 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-23.
- "Wolves Sign Free Agent Alexey Shved". NBA.com. July 25, 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-26.
- NBA.com Profile
- Euroleague.net Profile
- CSKA Moscow Profile
- Eurobasket.com Profile
- FIBA Profile
- Russian Basketball Federation Profile
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