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List of famous basketball players from Ukraine, listed alphabetically with photos of the players when available. Ukraine has produced some very talented basketball players over the years, including centers, guards and forwards. These are some of the best Ukrainian basketball players to ever live, so if you're a native of Ukraine and are aspiring to play ball professionally then these people should be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular basketball player from Ukraine then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

The list you're viewing is made up of different players like Sergiy Gladyr and Oleksiy Pecherov.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Ukrainian basketball players?" and "Which basketball players are from Ukraine?"

You can click on the names of these legendary basketball players of Ukraine in order to get more information about each one. If you play basketball or just love the sport then use this list of talented Ukrainian basketball players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.
Alex Len is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Ukraine
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Oleksiy "Alex" Len is a Ukrainian professional basketball player who currently plays for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association. Before being drafted, he played two seasons for the Maryland Terrapins of the Atlantic Coast Conference, as well as a season with BC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk ...more

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Position: Center

Nationality: Ukraine

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Alexander Anatolyevich Volkov is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Ukraine
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Alexander Anatolevich "Sasha" Volkov is a retired Ukrainian professional basketball player. At 6'10", he played the forward position and was born in Omsk, Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, Soviet Union. ...more

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Position: Power forward

Nationality: Ukraine

Teams: Atlanta Hawks

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Alexander Belostenny is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Ukraine
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Alexander Mikhaylovich Belostenny was a Ukrainian basketball player. He was a member of the Soviet national team from 1977 to 1992, except for an absence during a single competition, EuroBasket 1987. Alexander Belostenny died on May 25, 2010, from lung cancer. ...more

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Nationality: Ukraine

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Grigorij Khizhnyak is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Ukraine
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Grigorij Khizhnyak


Grigorij Khizhnyak is a retired Ukrainian professional basketball player. A dominant defensive force in the paint, the 2.16 m center led the Euroleague in blocks per game for two consecutive years in 2001 and 2002 playing for ┼Żalgiris Kaunas. Among his greatest achievements is the participation in ...more

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Position: Center

Nationality: Ukraine

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