Former NBA participant Alexey Shved injured in ‘hooligan assault’ in Russia: report

Alexey Shved, a Russian native who performed within the NBA for the Minnesota Timberwolves, Philadelphia 76ers, Houston Rockets and New York Knicks, was reportedly in what’s being referred to as a “hooligan assault” at a Moscow restaurant.

CSKA Moscow, the Russian basketball workforce the 34-year-old performs for, launched an announcement on the incident.

Alexey Shved in Russia

Russian forwards Andrey Kirilenko, left, and Sergey Monya and guard Alexey Shved, proper, leap for the ball London 2012 Olympic Games males’s quarterfinal basketball match in opposition to Lithuania in London on Aug. 8, 2012. (REUTERS/MARK RALSTON/Pool )

“Our workforce’s guard Alexey Shved suffered from a hooligan assault dedicated on him final night time on the exit of one of many Moscow eating places,” the assertion learn. 

“Alexey suffered a critical head harm because of a fall and was taken to the hospital by an ambulance. The participant contacted the police to research the incident.

“Due to the harm, Shved won’t be able to participate within the subsequent video games of the workforce. We want Alexei a speedy restoration!”

Alexey Shved in Minnesota

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Alexey Shved, proper, will get round Indiana Pacers guard Lance Stephenson throughout the first half of their NBA basketball sport in Indianapolis March 13, 2013. (REUTERS/Brent Smith)


Shved was an undrafted free agent when he got here to the Timberwolves initially of the 2012-13 season. He performed in 77 video games for Minnesota that yr, beginning 16 of them, and averaged 8.6 factors and three.7 assists. He would play 63 video games within the following season for the Timberwolves.

Before the beginning of the 2014-15 season, he was traded to the 76ers after which to the Rockets and later to the Knicks. He could be out of the NBA after the 2014-15 season.

Alexey Shved for the Knicks

New York Knicks Alexey Shved, proper, will get previous Denver Nuggets Randy Foye throughout their NBA basketball sport in Denver March 9, 2015. (REUTERS/Mark Leffingwell)

He averaged 7.4 factors, 2 rebounds and a pair of.5 assists in 182 profession video games.

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