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...
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
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.
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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.
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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...
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...