Alexey Shved is a well-known Russian basketball player, know about his age, height and wife
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In what is being referred to as a “hooligan attack,” Alexey Shved, a Russian basketball player who played in the NBA for the Minnesota Timberwolves, Philadelphia 76ers, Houston Rockets, and New York Knicks, was severely injured and hospitalized.
His Russian team, CKSA Moscow, released a statement on Tuesday announcing the news. The statement said,
Our team’s guard Alexey Shved suffered from a hooligan attack committed on him last night at the exit of one of the Moscow restaurants.” Alexey suffered a serious head injury as a result of a fall and was taken to the hospital by an ambulance. The player contacted the police to investigate the incident. Due to the injury, Shved will not be able to take part in the next games of the team. We wish Alexei a speedy recovery!
Teammates and coaches from CSKA Moscow paid Alexey Shved a hospital visit. He is visible in the social media images wearing a neck brace, but he appears to be healing well from the incident. Since then, he has become a hot topic of discussion, with authorities currently investigating the matter.
Many people are also trying to find out more about him. So, here’s what we know about him:
Who is ex-NBA player Alexey Shved: Bio, age, height, family, wife, stats, salary, contract details
Alexey Shved is a renowned Russian basketball player. He has been in the news because he recently got hospitalized after being severely attacked while in his home country, Russia.
His full name is Alexey Viktorovich Shved. He was born on December 16, 1988, in Belgorod, Russia. His father’s name is Viktor Nikolayevich Shved, who is a basketball coach. However, not much is known about his family.
Among his many fans, there is a special person rooting for him and his team – his wife Nastya.
His height is 1.98 meters or 6 feet 6 inches, and his weight is 86 kg or 190 lbs. He is currently 34 years old.
Alexey Shved, Khimki Moscow salary was at $2.5 million His salary was much more modest compared to the four million of his previous contract, but still a decent amount.
|Est. Earnings (3 seasons)||$9,449,999||$9,449,999|
Born: 16 December 1988 (age 34 years), Belgorod, Russia
Height: 1.98 m
Current team: PBC CSKA Moscow (#91 / Guard)
Salary: 32.8 lakhs USD (2015)
Teammates: Timofey Mozgov, Andrei Kirilenko, Sergei Monia, MORE
Siblings: Yevgeniya Nikonova
CSKA players and coaches visit Alexey Shved at hospital after he was attacked by a few men leaving a restaurant on May, 1st. pic.twitter.com/TUbZBU1Gsg
— Artem Komarov (@art_basket) May 3, 2023
In a Russian Super League matchup against Ural Great Perm, Alexey Shved made his professional debut for CSKA Moscow. Later, he left CSKA Moscow on loan and joined Khimki Moscow Region in February 2007. He later went back to CSKA Moscow for the 2007–08 campaign. Before going back to play for CSKA Moscow for the 2010–11 season, he also spent time on loan at Dynamo Moscow.
He later spent three years playing in the NBA, during which he played for the Minnesota Timberwolves, Philadelphia 76ers, Houston Rockets, and New York Knicks.
In July 2015, Alexey Shved traveled back to Russia and agreed to a three-year deal with Khimki. He was voted the VTB United League MVP in the 2016–17 campaign. In 2017, he received the season MVP award at the second-tier EuroCup level across all of Europe.
He returned to CSKA Moscow in August 2021 and signed a two-year contract. Additionally, he has competed for Russia in a number of international basketball tournaments, such as the EuroBasket and the Olympics. He contributed to the Russian national team winning a bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics.