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Report: Minnesota Timberwolves Waive Kyrylo Fesenko

The Minnesota Timberwolves have waived center Kyrylo Fesenko. The Ukranian was last in the NBA in October 2012, playing four preseason minutes with the Chicago Bulls before being waived. According to, Fesenko was hoping to secure a roster spot to bring his family over from Ukraine, who’s government has been fighting with Pro-Russian Separatists. The post Timberwolves...
Via Basketball Bicker
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wolves waive Fesenko to bring roster count to 17

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...
Via Fox Sports North
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Wolves Waive Kyrylo Fesenko

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...
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fesenko fights for NBA job to get family out of Ukraine

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...
Via Fox Sports North
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyrylo Fesenko Fails Trying to Copy Zack LaVine Windmill Dunk (Video)

The funny thing about sports is that not all athletes are created equal, but sometimes there’s a few here and there that don’t realize it. Kyrylo Fesenko learned this the hard way when he tried to imitate his teammate Zack LaVine doing a windmill dunk and failed miserably. Fesenko is 7’1″ and LaVine is 6’5″, but height doesn’t matter in this equation. At least Fesenko...
Via BlackSportsOnline
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Fesenko fights for NBA job with Wolves with family back in war-torn Ukraine

Timberwolves training camp invitee Kyrylo Fesenko arrived in Minnesota weeks ago so he could work out, lose some more weight and prepare himself to earn his way onto an NBA roster for the first time since he played three games for Indiana in 2012. He has another good reason, too. Fesenko says he wants to reclaim an NBA job so he can bring his mother, wife and other relatives to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyrylo Fesenko Signs Camp Contract With Timberwolves

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.
Via RealGM
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Monster frontcourt effort leads Charge to win

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...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Kyrylo Fesenko, Who Led NBA In Obscure Statistical Category Last Season, Reportedly Invited to Bulls Camp

The best rebounder in the NBA appears to be headed to the Chicago Bulls. Settle down. Dwight Howard, who led the league with 14.5 rebounds per game last season, is still a member of the Los Angeles Lakers. The man who is set to join the Bulls is Kyrylo Fesenko, the 25-year-old Unkrainian center who led the league last season with a 27.3 rebounding percentage. Granted, Fesenko only...
September 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls Sign Kyrylo Fesenko; Don’t Worry, We’re Confused Too

ESPN’s Marc Stein reports that the Bulls are signing center Kyrylo Fesenko to a non-guaranteed contract and he will join the team for training camp starting next week. One small problem: the Bulls are hard-capped for the entirety of the season at $74 million, and are currently so close to the cap that they cannot even expend enough to add a player at the veteran’s minimum. Fortunately...
September 27, 2012  |  1 Comment
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