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Famous Basketball Players from Ukraine

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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.



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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 in ...more

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    • Position: Center
    • Nationality: Ukraine
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    Alexander Anatolyevich Volkov
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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 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

    Grigorij Khizhnyak
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    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 Žalgiris Kaunas. Among his greatest achievements is the participation in the ...more

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    • Position: Center
    • Nationality: Ukraine
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    Kyrylo Fesenko is a Ukrainian professional basketball player who currently plays for Avtodor Saratov of the VTB United League. He is a 7'1" and 280 lb center. He wears a size 18 shoe and has a 7'4" wingspan and 9'4" standing reach.more

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    • Position: Center
    • Nationality: Ukraine
    • Teams: Utah Jazz
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    Michailas Anisimovas is a Ukrainian–Lithuanian professional basketball player currently playing for BC Budivelnyk.more

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    • Nationality: Ukraine, Lithuania
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    Oleksiy Pecherov
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    Oleksiy Pecherov is a Ukrainian professional basketball player who plays for Kalev/Cramo of the Estonian Korvpalli Meistriliiga. He stands at 7'0".more

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    • Position: Power forward, Center
    • Nationality: Ukraine
    • Teams: Washington Wizards
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    Sergei Lishouk
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    Serhiy Lishchuk, is a Ukrainian professional basketball player for Valencia of the Spanish League.more

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    • Position: Power forward, Center
    • Nationality: Ukraine
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    Sergiy Gladyr

    Sergiy Gladyr
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    Sergiy Gladyr is a Ukrainian professional basketball player who currently plays for SLUC Nancy Basket of the LNB Pro A. He was selected with the 49th overall pick by the Atlanta Hawks in the 2009 NBA draft.more

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    • Nationality: Ukraine
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    Slava Medvedenko
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    Stanislav "Slava" Medvedenko is a Ukrainian former professional basketball player, who last played with the Atlanta Hawks in the National Basketball Association. His position was power forward. He was born in Karapyshi, Kiev Oblast, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, USSRmore

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    • Position: Power forward
    • Nationality: Ukraine
    • Teams: Atlanta Hawks, Los Angeles Lakers
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    Viacheslav Kravtsov
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    Viacheslav "Slava" Kravtsov is a Ukrainian professional basketball player who currently plays for the Foshan Dralions of the Chinese Basketball Association. He also represents the Ukrainian national basketball team.more

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    • Position: Center
    • Nationality: Ukraine
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    Victor Vladimirovich Khryapa is a Russian professional basketball player for CSKA Moscow of the VTB United League.more

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    • Position: Small forward, Power forward
    • Nationality: Ukraine, Russia
    • Teams: Portland Trail Blazers, Chicago Bulls
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    Vitaly Nikolaevich Potapenko is a Ukrainian former professional basketball player. He played college basketball at Wright State University and was selected 12th overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 1996 NBA Draft. Nicknamed "The Ukraine Train", he played for the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Boston ...more

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    • Position: Center
    • Nationality: Ukraine
    • Teams: Sacramento Kings, Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers, Seattle Supersonics
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    Vladimir Tkachenko

    Vladimir Pyotrovich Tkachenko is a retired Ukrainian-Russian professional basketball player. Tkachenko won two Summer Olympic Games medals and three FIBA World Cup medals with the senior men's Soviet Union national basketball team. He was also named both the Euroscar and the Mr. Europa European Player ...more

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    • Position: Center
    • Nationality: Ukraine
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    Volodymyr Gerun

    Volodymyr Gerun is a Ukrainian basketball forward who plays for the West Virginia Mountaineers.more

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    • Position: Forward
    • Nationality: Ukraine
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