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Aleksei Shved
Aleksei Shved 2015-10-26
Shved playing for the Knicks
No. 1 - Khimki
Position Shooting Guard / Point Guard
Personal information
Born Алексей Викторович Швед
Aleksei Viktorovich Shved
December 16, 1988 (1988-12-16) (age 35)
Belgorod, Russian Federation, Soviet Union
Nationality Russian
Physical stats
Listed height 6 ft 6 in
Listed weight 190 lb
NBA Draft 2010 / Undrafted
Playing career 2006–present (18 years)
2006–2012 CSKA Moscow
2007 →Khimki
2009–2010 →Dynamo Moscow
20122014 Minnesota Timberwolves
2014 Philadelphia 76ers
2014–2015 Houston Rockets
2015 New York Knicks
2015–present Khimki

Aleksei Viktorovich Shved (Russian: Алексей Викторович Швед, alternate spelling: Alexey Shved) is a Russian Shooting Guard/Point Guard who plays for the Khimki of the VTB United States League.

NBA career[]

Minnesota Timberwolves (2010–2014)[]

Aleksei Shved 2012-11-02
Shved playing for the Timberwolves

Shved was drafted with the fourth overall pick in the 2010 NBA draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves but replaced by Wesley Johnson.

During the 2012–13 season, Shved sign with Minnesota Timberwolves at summer.

Philadelphia 76ers (2014–2015)[]

Aleksei Shved 2014-12-03
Shved playing for the 76ers

During the 2014–15 season, Shved chosen join the new team, he sign with Philadelphia 76ers at summer.

Houston Rockets (2014–2015)[]

Aleksei Shved 2014-12-22
Shved playing for the Rockets

On December 19, 2014, Shved was acquired by the Houston Rockets in a three-team trade that also involved the 76ers and the Timberwolves.

New York Knicks (2015)[]

On June 25, 2015, Shved was added to the New York Knicks as free agent in the draft day, and sign with rookie Kristaps Porzingis.

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New York Knicks 2015–16 season roster
1 Shved • 2 Galloway • 3 Calderon • 4 Afflalo • 6 Porzingis • 7 Anthony • 8 Lopez • 9 O'Quinn • 11 Early • 13 Grant • 17 Amundson • 42 Thomas • 43 Antetokounmpo • 67 Williams
Players who left during the season
Head coach: Jeff Hornacek
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