Viktor Khryapa

Chicago Bulls #38 - Forward

  • Born: 08/03/82
  • Age: 31
  • Height:
  • Weight: 0

Aldridge would like deal to Chicago

LaMarcus Aldridge is on the trade block and, although he'd like to play for the Chicago Bulls, Aldridge's Blazers want a deal the Bulls reportedly aren't willing to make.

Simmons: I Googled Blazersedge While Watching Olympics Hoops

Bill Simmons writes that he googled Blazersedge while watching the 2012 London Olympics.

With CSKA Moscow, Weems Has Unfinished Business In The Euroleague In Replacing Kirilenko

Last season in the Euroleague, Sonny Weems was the third-best scorer before an ankle injury suddenly ended his season in Lithuania. Now he's been chosen to replace Andrei Kirilenko with CSKA Moscow.

FIBA Olympic Qualifier: Russia Knocks Off The Dominican Republic 84-69

Al Horford and the Dominican Republic fell to Russia on Wednesday but still advanced to the quarter finals at the FIBA Olympic Qualifier in Venezuela.

Bogdanovic Gets Rest as Team Gets Ready for Turkish League Playoffs

Bojan Bogdanovic played only 15 minutes Saturday in Fenerbahce's easy win over Hacettepe. He scored only six points on 3-for-7 shooting. The rest could help. Bogdanovic has been in a bit of a shooting slump, hitting only one of his last 11 three point attempts. The Turkish League playoffs begin in two weeks.

King: We Need One Superstar

In an interview with a Russian sports site, Billy King said he agrees with Mikhail Prokhorov on the team's biggest need: "To quote Prokhorov, the Nets do not have a superstar, who would become the leader of the team and put us in the playoffs. I totally agree."

Pre-Season Game 4 Preview: Oklahoma City vs. Moscow

The Thunder go behind the Iron Curtain tonight to play a Euroleague opponent. The old Red Army team, no less.

Please Welcome Back Eddie Gill!

ShamSports is tweeting that the Nets have brought back (for the seventh time!) Eddie Gill. Gill is expected in New Jersey as a camp invite this weekend. The 6'0" point guard from Weber State played in the Ethias League in Belgium for the BASE Oostende team last season.

Russian Invasion Fizzles

Remember the speculation that Mikhail Prokhorov's ownership would lead to a wave of Russian players on the Nets? Didn't happen. In fact the only Russian to sign in the NBA did so with Knicks. Now, with Russia's best player deciding to stay home, it's unlikely there'll be any Russians on the team, but in the front office...

Khryapa "On Nets Radar"?

Viktor Khryapa, who was both a Nets draft choice and an employee of Mikhail Prokhorov, may be "on the Nets radar", reports a European hoops site. Khryapa, Europe's Defensive Player of the Year, plays for CSKA Moscow, Prokhorov's old team.

Vatutin Non-Committal about CSKA Moscow Future

CSKA Moscow CEO Andrei Vatutin is the man Mikhail Prohorov wants in the Nets front office. After finishing third in the Euroleague, Vatutin said he couldn't make commitments about the future of his Russian team, adding to speculation he may be following his old boss to New Jersey.

Are Nets Scouting Russian Player?

With Nets scouts in Paris for the Euroleague Final Four, is former Nets draft pick Viktor Khryapa on their radar? The 6'9" Defensive Player of the Year is a favorite of Mikhail Prokhorov and the man he may install in the Nets' front office, Andrei Vatutin.

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