Shved in 2014
|No. 1 – New York Knicks|
|Position||Shooting guard / Point guard|
December 16, 1988 |
Belgorod, Russian SFSR
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Listed weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|NBA draft||2010 / Undrafted|
|2006–2012||CSKA Moscow (Russia)|
|2009–2010||→Dynamo Moscow (Russia)|
|2015–present||New York Knicks|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NBA.com|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Alexey Viktorovich Shved (Russian: Алексей Викторович Швед, alternate spelling: Aleksey Shved; born December 16, 1988) is a Russian professional basketball player who currently plays for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Standing at 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m), he plays at the shooting guard and point guard positions.
Shved began his professional career with CSKA Moscow in a Russian Basketball Superleague 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 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 Minnesota Timberwolves of the NBA.3 Two days later, he signed a multi-year deal with the Timberwolves.4
On August 23, 2014, a three-team trade was completed, involving the Timberwolves, the Cleveland Cavaliers, and the Philadelphia 76ers. As part of the deal, Shved and teammate Luc Mbah a Moute were traded to the Sixers, along with a 2015 first round draft pick from Cleveland. The Cavaliers received Kevin Love from Minnesota, whereas the Wolves received Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett from Cleveland and Thaddeus Young from Philadelphia.5
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.
|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||PIR||Performance Index Rating|
Note: The Euroleague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season, he also played in domestic competition.
|†||Denotes seasons in which Shved won the Euroleague|
- 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 July 23, 2012.
- "Wolves Sign Free Agent Alexey Shved". NBA.com. July 25, 2012. Retrieved July 25, 2012.
- "Philadelphia 76ers Acquire 2015 First-round Pick From Minnesota". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. August 23, 2014. Retrieved August 23, 2014.
- Rockets Acquire Veterans Corey Brewer and Alexey Shved in Three-Team Trade with Timberwolves and 76ers
- "Knicks Acquire Alexey Shved and Two Draft Picks". NBA.com. February 19, 2015. Retrieved February 19, 2015.
- Alexey Shved at NBA.com
- Alexey Shved at Euroleague.net
- Alexey Shved at Eurobasket.com
- Alexey Shved at FIBA.com
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