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Andrei Kirilenko had nine rebounds, six steals and two assists in CSKA's 77-66 win.
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For those of you who don't know, NBA star Andrei Kirilenko is playing overseas with CSKA Moscow and during a recent game for the team, he had a scary moment where he injured his head trying to knock the ball away:
Andrei Kirilenko is one of the many NBA players who decided to sign a contract overseas during the lockout. The former Jazz forward is playing for CSKA Moscow in the Russian league, and he suffered a nasty injury Saturday according to SportsRU.com. AK47 reportedly suffered a concussion and broken nose when he was pushed to [...]
Andrei Kirilenko has been dominating for CSKA Moscow this fall, but will undoubtedly miss time after slamming his head on the court during a Russian league game on Saturday. Andrei Kirilenko took a nasty fall, breaking his nose and suffering a concussion, according to SportsRU.com. AK47 is undergoing further medical testing.
From the Quickly Dashed Off Department: BallinEurope’s got some highlight videos for you from a couple of Euroleague games, kinda sorta starring Andrei Kirilenko and Paulius Jankunas.
BiE said he’d post CSKA Moscow vs. Unicaja Malaga highlights in order to inspect Kirilenko’s statistically odd game a bit more thoroughly, but free throws make a terrible clip…
As for Jankunas...
Ouch! Andrei Kirilenko could miss some Euroleague games after breaking his nose and possibly a concussion Saturday.
CSKA issued a statement saying that in addition to the broken nose, Kirilenko received stitches for the cut, but apparently did not suffer a concussion.
The statement also said his nose will be fixed upon returning to Moscow for additional tests that will pay particular...
A moment, please, for those who didn’t see the CSKA Moscow-Unicaja Malaga Euroleague game, to admire Andrei Kirilenko’s completely bizarre, un-NBA stats from the Red Army’s 77-66 win tonight:
Minutes played – 34:59
Points scored – 17
2-pt FG shooting – 1-of-2
3-pt FG shooting – 1-of-1
FT shooting – 12-of-13
Offensive rebounds – 2
Defensive rebounds – 7
An interesting consequence of the NBA lockout: An injury suffered last night by Andrei Kirilenko should have fans on two sides of the Atlantic concerned – and has international interest in Russian domestic basketball ever been higher than it’s likely to become…?
After bagging Euroleague player of the week honors – What did BallinEurope say? Awesome highlight clip runs at...
Basketball involves contact, but it’s not a contact sport. There’s no protection for the head outside of mouth guards, no real protection for other parts of the body. And sometimes, scary, freak things happen. Like this to Andrei Kirilenko in his game with CSKA Moscow this week. In the video, Kirilenko goes baseline, catches a…
With a brilliant team-oriented performance that set a new standard for efficiency, CSKA Moscow forward Andrei Kirilenko made sure to keep his team undefeated while garnering Week 5 bwin MVP honors. Though Kirilenko, who was also the opening week MVP as well as the winner of the October MVP title, only recorded 3 shot attempts [...]
The Turkish Airlines Euroleague’s top-rated player so far this season, forward Andrei Kirilenko of CSKA Moscow, could miss time in the competition after breaking his nose in a domestic game Saturday. Kirilenko didn’t move for several seconds after crashing to the floor in a Russian League game while blood flowing from above his eye pooled [...]