12 Facts About Alexey Shved


Alexey Viktorovich Shved is a Russian professional basketball player for CSKA Moscow of the VTB United League.


Alexey Shved began his professional career with CSKA Moscow in a Russian Super League game, against Ural Great Perm, on November 4,2006.


Alexey Shved made his EuroLeague debut in a game against Zalgiris, on January 17,2007.


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


On February 19,2015, Alexey Shved was traded, along with two second-round picks, to the New York Knicks in exchange for Pablo Prigioni.


On July 16,2015, Alexey Shved returned to Russia, and signed a three-year contract with Khimki.


On March 27,2017, Alexey Shved was named the European-wide second tier level EuroCup's season MVP.


Alexey Shved was the first player in EuroCup history to average at least 22 points, 5 assists, and 4 rebounds per game in the same season.


Alexey Shved played at the 2006 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship, and at the 2007 and 2008 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championships.


Alexey Shved has been a member of the senior men's Russian national basketball team.


Alexey Shved won the bronze medal at the EuroBasket 2011.


Alexey Shved played with Russia at the EuroBasket 2013, and at the EuroBasket 2017, where he led all scorers and was named in the All-Tournament Team.