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Oleksiy Pecherov

NameOleksiy Pecherov
Олексій Печеров
Image Size233px
Height Ft7
Height In0
Weight Lb232
TeamBC Azovmash Mariupol
PositionForward/Center
Birth DateDecember 8, 1985(age 30)
Birth PlaceDonetsk, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
NationalityUkrainian
Draft18th overall
Draft TeamWashington Wizards
Draft Year2006
Former TeamsPolytekhnik Kharkiv (2002 2004)
BC Kyiv (2004 2005, 2006 2007)
Paris Basket Racing (2005 2006)
Washington Wizards (2006) (2007 2009)
Minnesota Timberwolves (2009-2010)
Olimpia Milano (2010-2011)
Career Start2002

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Oleksiy Pecherov ( ; born December 8, 1985 in Donetsk, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union) is a Ukrainian basketball player. He stands at 7'0".

The NBA's 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.

In 2010, he signed with AJ Milano of the Italian league and the Euroleague. A year later, he signed with BC Azovmash Mariupol of Ukraine.


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