Valencia lands center Kravtsov

Oct 18, 2016 by Eurocupbasketball.com Print
Valencia lands center Kravtsov
Valencia Basket bolstered its frontcourt by inking center Slava Kravtsov for the remainder of the season, the club announced Tuesday. Kravtsov (2.11 meters, 29 years old) arrives from CAI Zaragoza, where he averaged 11.1 points, 6.5 rebounds and 1.9 blocks in 8 7DAYS EuroCup games last season. He had joined Zaragoza from continental powerhouse CSKA Moscow, where he averaged 3.4 points and 1.6 rebounds in 7 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague games last season. He previously played from the Foshan Dralions of China, where he had been playing since 2014. He started his career in 2005 in Kyiv of his native Ukraine, and then played for Donetsk from 2010 to 2012. That same year, he left for the NBA to play with the Detroit Pistons one season and he then moved to Phoenix to play with the Suns, where he played 20 games, averaging 3 minutes per game only. After that he moved to China. He is also a member of the Ukranian national team. Kravtsov also played two EuroCup seasons with Kyiv and Donetsk, totalling 166 points and 102 rebounds in 27 games.