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ANDREI KIRILENKO RUMORS

Report: Former Jazz All-Star elected head of Russian basketball

The Russian Basketball Federation is going through some hard times. The organization was suspended as a governing body in July by FIBA, and the previous election of a president was overturned thanks to internal legal battles.Enter Andrei Kirilenko, according to the Associated Press, which reports that the long-time member of the Utah Jazz was elected as new president of the federation...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NBA star Kirilenko hopes to rescue Russian basketball

MOSCOW (AP) After spending more than a decade in the NBA, former All-Star Andrei Kirilenko is taking on what may be his biggest challenge yet - rescuing basketball in his native Russia. Since Kirilenko helped his national team win Olympic bronze in 2012, Russian basketball has gone into a tailspin. The national team is in danger of failing to qualify for next year's Olympics and...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Sixers want Andrei Kirilenko to report to team

Since being traded to the Philadelphia 76ers from the Brooklyn Nets, Andrei Kirilenko has not shown up to play or practice. Before the trade, Kirilenko was inactive on the Nets roster and hasn’t played in a game since November 13. Now, there are many reasons why he has not shown up to play for the Sixers and even the Nets. One of the reasons, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of...
Via Total Sports Live
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavs interested in Andrei Kirilenko

The Brooklyn Nets could look to trade forward Andrei Kirilenko and the Cleveland Cavaliers are rumored to be one team interested in acquiring the veterans services. Kirilenko, who famously joined the Nets after taking less money than the market would have seemingly dictated, has completely fallen out of the Nets’ rotation and has missed the last several games due to what’s being...
Via Waiting For Next Year
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko: Jason Kidd couldn’t handle pressure of New York

Andrei Kirilenko played 19 minutes per game with the Brooklyn Nets last season, which was by far the lowest total of his career. It was hardly a secret that Kirilenko was not Jason Kidd’s favorite player, so AK47 must have been glad when Kidd forced his way to Milwaukee. A recent interview he gave with […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko's wife upset that husband was benched

The Nets’ 94-87 victory over the Raptors in Game 1 of their best-of-seven first round series had a lot of Brooklyn fans tweeting their joy at the win — all except one. Kind of.The win was surprising considering the fact that super sub and mid-game spark-plug Andrei Kirilenko didn't play a single minute for Brooklyn.And it appears his wife, Russian pop singer Masha Lopatova ...
Via The Other Paper
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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