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Alexey Shved becomes highest-paid player outside of US

Alexey Shved's Knicks career was most famous for the worst shot in basketball history. Apparently, that doesn't matter overseas.Shved had signed on not just to go back to Russia, but also to become one of the world's highest-paid players. Actually, the highest. Jordan Heck has more at Sporting News:Not bad money, Alexey. Not bad at all.Oh, and here's that awful shot:(h/t Sporting...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: The curious case of Alexey Shved

Alexey Shved (1) is averaging over 15 points a game with the New York Knicks. Should Phil Jackson and company retain the foreign guard for next year? When the Knicks traded point-guard Pablo Prigioni to the Houston Rockets, it looked like just another move to clear cap space. In return, they received two second-round picks and a 6’6″ guard named Alexey Shved. The Russian native...
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Alexey Shved commits one heck of a blooper (Video)

Alexey Shved attempted a shot during the fourth quarter of the Knicks’ 121-115 double-overtime win over the Pistons on Friday that was so bad it gives him a guaranteed spot on “Shaqtin’ a Fool” next week. Shved was driving the lane, did a Euro step, and then wildly threw up some sort of baby hook...Read More
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February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Alexey Shved's shot skies into the stratosphere (Video)

New York Knicks guard Alexey Shved drove in for the layup during Friday night's game in Detroit, but he sent his shot up so high that it went over the backboard and into the stratosphere.That shot by Shved was JUST a bit high. As far as we can tell, the ball hasn't come back down yet.H/T FTW. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers season preview: Player projections

Although the Philadelphia 76ers are expected to have a down year, they hope to find a couple of players who can be a part of their master plan in the future. Part three of isportsweb’s season preview of the Sixers identifies some potential bright spots for the Broad Street ballers. Will Nerlens Noel live up to expectations in his rookie season?  Roster Analysis Team Projections...
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: The Alexey Shved situation

The Minnesota Timberwolves over the past few years have tried to figure out the Russian player Alexey Shved, but it just has not worked. Shved was a good player and great shooter in his time in the Russian professional basketball league and in international play for his country, but he just can’t produce the same results for the Timberwolves. The Timberwolves brought in Shved two...
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Shved injury gives Kennedy chance to show his stuff for Wolves

LAS VEGAS -- The life of an NBA hopeful is all about maximizing the opportunities presented to you and hoping someone notices you. That's the job description for D.J. Kennedy, who has turned his opportunities into a professional career spanning the NBA, NBA Developmental League, France and Israel. Now he has an opportunity with the Minnesota Timberwolves in the NBA Summer League...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Wolves' Shved hopes to impress in summer league

MINNEAPOLIS -- Back in April, it may have been difficult to imagine Alexey Shved donning a Timberwolves practice jersey and scuttling around the team's training facility. The gangly guard had just wrapped up a feeble sophomore campaign, one unproductive enough for the Minnesota front office to entertain the notion of buying out his contract. His name's also been brought up in some...
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July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Wolves season report card: Alexey Shved

  This is the first in a 14-part series evaluating each Timberwolves player's performance during the 2013-14 season. Erratic, sporadic and problematic. Alexey Shved means well. His effort level is unquestionable. But it's become clear after two seasons the 25-year-old Russian isn't quite NBA-ready yet. Hoped to provide a spark off the bench and play some meaningful minutes at both...
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April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Alexey Shved 'hasn't played well' says Wolves coach

MINNEAPOLIS -- Create the credibility.That was Brooklyn Nets forward Andrei Kirilenko's advice,verbatim, for longtime friend and Timberwolves guard Alexey Shved when the twoRussian transplants got together last Thursday, a day before their respectiveteams squared off at the Target Center.This NBA season's early stages haven't gone as planned foreither Russian national-team standout...
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November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

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