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...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kirilenko elected head of Russian basketball

MOSCOW (AP) Former NBA player Andrei Kirilenko has been elected president of the troubled Russian Basketball Federation. The ex-Utah Jazz and Brooklyn Nets small forward, who spent 13 seasons in the NBA, was elected unopposed at a conference Tuesday in Moscow - hours after his only rival, Russian national team general manager Dmitry Domani, withdrew from the contest. Kirilenko takes...
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7 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...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Jazz All-Star Kirilenko retires

He might go down as one of the biggest "what-if" NBA forwards of all time. Andrei Kirilenko, 34, has called it quits after a 13-year career. The Russian played most of his seasons with the Utah Jazz, who may want to give serious consideration to retiring his No. 47 jersey. An All-Star with Utah in 2004, he was the bright spot on the team for many years as they transitioned out of...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko says he hasn’t decided to retire just yet

On Monday, there were reports that former NBA forward Andrei Kirilenko had decided to end his professional basketball career. Kirilenko, who is 34 years-old was known for his defensive presence and the ridiculous tattoo that covers up his whole back. After the news broke yesterday, many people tried to get in touch with Kirilenko to make sure he was retiring. Mike Mazzeo of ESPN...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Andrei Kirilenko has retired

Andrei Kirilenko's tenure with the Philadelphia 76ers was as brief as it was tumultuous. On Dec. 10 of last year he was traded (along with a second-round pick and Jorge Gutierrez) from the Brooklyn Nets for Brandon Davies. Kirilenko didn't care much for the deal and didn't play a second for the Sixers. So they waived him two months later. Now, he's retiring. The 34-year-old may...
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June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko Decides To Retire

Andrei Kirilenko has decided to retire from professional basketball. Kirilenko wasn't invited to join Russia's squad for EuroBasket 2015. Kirilenko joined the Utah Jazz in 2001 and was an All-Star in 2004. Kirilenko played for CSKA during the lockout and then returned to the NBA to play for the Minnesota Timberwolves and Brooklyn Nets. Kirilenko was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

You can rent Andrei Kirilenko's Manhattan penthouse for only $45,000 a month

Andrei Kirilenko has made a lot of money in his career—over $100 million to be precise—and, apparently, he shows that off in his taste in real estate.The former Brooklyn Net, who has since been traded to the 76ers, released by GM Sam Hinkie and gone back to Russia, has put his gorgeous Manhattan penthouse up for rent. The apartment, naturally, looks ridiculous. Here is how the...
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May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko Signs With CSKA

Andrei Kirilenko has officially signed with CSKA for the remainder of the season. Kirilenko said in a statement that at 34, "the time has come to think about ending my career at the professional level" and that he wants to do that at CSKA. Kirilenko spent the 11-12 season with CSKA before returning to the NBA with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Kirilenko then signed with the Brooklyn...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko signs with CSKA Moscow after being cut by 76ers

  Former NBA All Star Andrei Kirilenko has signed for CSKA Moscow in his native Russia after being waived by the Philadelphia 76ers. Kirilenko last played on Nov. 13 for the Brooklyn Nets before being traded to the 76ers, who waived him after last week's trade deadline. He says in a statement that at 34, ''the time has come to think about ending my career at the professional level...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Kirilenko returns to Russia after being waived by 76ers

MOSCOW (AP) Former NBA All Star Andrei Kirilenko has signed for CSKA Moscow in his native Russia after being waived by the Philadelphia 76ers. Kirilenko last played on Nov. 13 for the Brooklyn Nets before being traded to the 76ers, who waived him after last week's trade deadline. He says in a statement that at 34, ''the time has come to think about ending my career at the professional...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko to sign with Russian team

Andrei Kirilenko's NBA season is likely over, but that doesn't mean he's done playing basketball. From David Pick of It wasn't that long ago when Kirilenko was a Brooklyn Net, playing in his last game for Lionel Hollins & Co. on Nov. 13 before leaving the team for personal reasons. That early-season contest against the Golden State Warriors was the last time Kirilenko...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko To Sign With CSKA

Andrei Kirilenko will sign with CSKA Moscow when he clears waivers. Kirilenko and the Philadelphia 76ers agreed upon a buyout this weekend. Kirilenko was traded to the 76ers by the Brooklyn Nets in December.
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February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko Waived By 76ers

Andrei Kirilenko has been waived by the Philadelphia 76ers. Kirilenko came to the 76ers via trade from the Brooklyn Nets.
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February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

76ers suspend Kirilenko for not joining team after trade

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The 76ers have suspended forward Andrei Kirilenko for not reporting to the team after his trade from the Brooklyn Nets last month. Coach Brett Brown confirmed the suspension during a shootaround before Friday night's game in Brooklyn. He says he had been looking forward to coaching Kirilenko. It's not clear why Kirilenko hasn't joined the Sixers since the Dec....
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January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Suspending Andrei Kirilenko Without Pay is Pointless

Andrei Kirilenko did not report to the 76ers after they traded for him in a deal with the Brooklyn Nets. Kirilenko has officially been suspended without pay by the 76ers.  To be honest with you, this basically just gave Kirilenko exactly what he wanted. To start, Kirilenko’s net worth is 50 million dollars according to Forbes.  Kirilenko was scheduled to make 3.2 million dollars...
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January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

76ers Reneged On Agreement To Waive Andrei Kirilenko

The Philadelphia 76ers agreed to release Andrei Kirilenko after their trade with the Brooklyn Nets was agreed upon, according to two sources. Sam Hinkie hasn't followed through with that handshake deal and the 76ers suspended Kirilenko this week. "He might have an IQ of 150, but [Hinkie] doesn't seem to realize you have to deal with these people over and over," one league source...
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January 09, 2015  |  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...
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December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

76ers Want Andrei Kirilenko To Report

The Philadelphia 76ers want Andrei Kirilenko to report to the team and begin playing. Kirilenko and his representatives are resisting the Sixers' overtures, preferring the organization waive Kirilenko and let him become a free agent, sources said. The 76ers want to establish the value of Kirilenko for a potential deadline trade or to let him reclaim his value for free agency. Kirilenko...
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December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko trade smart for Sixers

Check out the original article from, here.-- Regardless of if Andrei Kirilenko plays a single second for the Sixers this season, the trade the team made to acquire him from Brooklyn was a smart move. For Brooklyn the move was all about shedding salary. The Nets are desperately trying to trade away some salary and potentially gain back some assets, as the franchise’s...
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December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett: ‘When It Rains, It Pours’ On Struggling Brooklyn Nets

Andrei Kirilenko was traded to the 2-19 Philadelphia 76ers and somehow managed not to sound like the most depressed person involved in the situation. That honor goes to Kevin Garnett, who unlike Kirilenko is staying with the Brooklyn Nets, for now. Told that a trade to send Kirlenko to Philly was completed, Garnett didn’t offer the most upbeat response...
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

76ers acquire Kirilenko, draft pick from Nets for Davies

PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia 76ers have acquired veteran forward Andrei Kirilenko, a second-round pick in the 2020 draft, guard Jorge Gutierrez and cash considerations from the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for forward Brandon Davies. The Sixers also receive the right to swap Cleveland's second round pick in 2018 (which Philadelphia acquired during the offseason) with Brooklyn's...
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December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko trade to Sixers is now official

Last night, it was reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports that the Brooklyn Nets and Philadelphia 76ers made a trade revolving around forward Andrei Kirilenko. In the trade, the Sixers acquired Kirilenko, a 2020 second round pick, swapped 2018 second round picks and cash. The Sixers also received guard Jorge Gutierrez. In return, Brooklyn received forward Brandon Davies,...
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December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets Create Two Traded Player Exceptions With Kirilenko Deal

The Brooklyn Nets created two traded player exceptions with their deal of Andrei Kirilenko to the Philadelphia 76ers. One exception if for $3.4 million while the other is for $916,000.
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December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets Trade Andrei Kirilenko, 2020 2nd Rounder To 76ers

The Philadelphia 76ers have agreed to acquire Andrei Kirilenko from the Brooklyn Nets. The 76ers will also acquire a 2020 second round pick, along with the right to swap 2018 second rounders and cash while sending Brandon Davies to the Nets. Kirilenko has not been in Lionel Hollins' rotation this season.
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December 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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