Whether this is the team and coaches fault for not trusting him, or his own fault for not being ready enough is a matter of debate, and will likely be answered by his play the rest of the season in Paris. Hometown: Donetsk, Ukraine. Matt Kamalsky MKamalsky. This athleticism combined with his size and length makes him a good rebounder at the European level, as he has nice soft hands as well as a good initial and secondary bounce to go after the ball as it comes off the rim, showing nice anticipation skills in the process. Agent: Marc Fleisher. If you know of any nicknames I missed, leave a comment at the bottom and I will update the list. Definitely more of a finesse player, though he attempts to back his man down low. He also uses his shooting ability in the low post, where he likes to finish with a rather effective turnaround jumper that rather difficult to stop.
14 - Oleksiy Pecherov. Ukraine. Birthday: 4/30/ Plays very well on the perimeterjump shot out past 20 feet is consistent Even knocks down.
Look-a-like photo fun: Stewie and Oleksiy Pecherov Comcast SportsyNet superimposes Stewie's head on Pecherov's dunked-upon body. Antonio Brown showed off his burned feet on 'Hard Knocks,' and it wasn't pretty. Oleksiy Pecherov is a former Ukrainian professional basketball player who last played for Hekmeh of the FLB League. He's also a member of the Ukraine.
Earlier he showed up at the U European Championships, settling for Johnny Cash hurt video.
In the last five games, these averages raise to 14 points and 7. In a National Team as weak as the Ukrainian a clear candidate to be the worst team of the Eurobasketthe talent of Pecherov is hard to hide. Could stand to be more aggressive to better utilize his solid free throw shooting ability. I thought they did not need the stimulus money that was being offered to.
Oleksiy Pecherov, the 7-foot Ukranian who was picked 18th overall inpercent overall and percent from outside of three feet. 81 percent!
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Granted, Pecherov is a perimeter-shooting big man, but nobody who is seven feet tall should have nearly half of his shots be threes.
He is too upright defending his man, hurting his reactivity and mobility to stop his matchups. Offense: Power forward who is capable of doing some damage from the inside and out.
May be on his way back to Europe sooner rather than later. Any room on the Money Team? Standingthe Ukranian is gifted with excellent size for a power forward and nice athleticism to play that position, indeed fairly good if we consider that height.
He has some intriguing tools for a guy of his size, and could develop into an offensive force. He can nail the three pointer with ease as well as put the ball on the floor to take advantage of his nice combination of size and quickness, although in some preparation games he has looked less comfortable than expected with his slashing game.
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Comments Pecherov is the kind of international player that seems to scare NBA teams away as of late. It might be significant that he has been forced to temporarily leave BC Kiev looking for playing time.