Veteran center Kyrylo Fesenko has agreed to a one-year contract with Lokomotiv Kuban of the VTB League, bypassing a workout with the Toronto Raptors, sources told RealGM.
Fesenko, a five-year reserve in the NBA, will sign a lucrative deal with the Russian team. He was among the big men invited to the Raptors’ free-agent camp later this month.
Fesenko played his NBA seasons with...
MINNEAPOLIS -- If Kyrylo Fesenko is going to make his NBA comeback this year, it'll likely be somewhere other than the Twin Cities.
The Timberwolves waived the Ukrainian center Monday afternoon, bringing the total roster count to 17 players. Coach and president Flip Saunders will have to cut two more by 4 p.m. Oct. 27 to meet the NBA's 15-man roster deadline.
Fesenko, who appeared...
The Minnesota Timberwolves have waived Kyrylo Fesenko.
The Wolves roster now stands at 17 players.
Fesenko, 27, appeared in one preseason game for the Wolves, tallying one rebound and one steal in three minutes of play. The 7-1 center saw action in five games (three starts) for the Wolves entry in 2014 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, averaging 8.4 points and 5.2 rebounds in 17.6...
MINNEAPOLIS -- Kyrylo Fesenko's boisterousness evades him for a moment, and he's shy to tell the story.
Unprompted, he relents. It stems from his inaugural encounter with Flip Saunders, at a Pistons pre-draft workout in 2006.
Fesenko, all 7-foot-1 and 280 pounds of him, posts up a smaller defender. Coaches presiding over the session instruct him to "put the ball on the floor."
Kyrylo Fesenko has signed a training camp contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Fesenko has played five NBA seasons with the Utah Jazz and Indiana Pacers.
Fesenko last appeared in camp with the Chicago Bulls in 2012.
September 18, 2014
Olek Czyz and Kyrylo Fesenko combined to lead the Charge to a 114-100 win over the 87ers at the Bob Carpenter Center in Newark to snap a four game losing streak.
The victory improved Canton's playoff stock and record to 26-19, while Delaware dropped to 12-34 as the season series between the two teams finishes 3-2 to the Charge.
Canton scored 20 of their 23 first quarter points in...
The Canton Charge have acquired guard William Buford (6'5", 215, Ohio State) and a fourth round pick in the 2014 NBA D-League Draft from the Santa Cruz Warriors in a four-team trade in which they sent the Los Angeles D-Fenders' previously acquired second round draft choice to the Delaware 87ers.
Buford has played in 32 games this season for Santa Cruz (one start), averaging 9.1 points...