Russian League runners-up Nizhny Novgorod continued preparing for their Turkish Airlines Euroleague debut with the re-signing of forward Vladimir Ivlev for another campaign. Ivlev (2.07 meters, 24 years old) played 20 Eurocup games last season with the team. He started four of them and averaged 1.9 points and 1.6 rebounds in 10 minutes per game. He ranked fourth overall in two-point shooting in the Last 32 and had his best game against Besiktas JK Istanbul with 7 points and 2 rebounds in the eighthfinals. Ivlev came up with Dynamo Moscow, which he left at the end of the 2010-11 season. After that he played one year in Ryazan and then moved to Nizhny Novgorod in 2012-13.