Nikita Shabalkin
Full Name: Nikita Shabalkin
Position: Forward
Height/Weight: 6-9 / 230
Birthdate: October 9, 1986
High School:
Team: BC Khimky Moscow
Country: Russia
 

Russian A SuperLeague
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2004-05 31 0 185 382 .484 68 92 .739 25 66 .379 198 28 17 18 413 13.3
2005-06 24 0 126 255 .494 36 48 .750 18 50 .360 141 29 11 6 306 12.8
2006-07 40 0 244 421 .580 129 173 .746 23 57 .403 219 46 23 16 640 16.0
2007-08 35 0 71 139 .511 34 41 .829 9 34 .265 65 16 8 5 185 5.30
Totals 130 0 686 1197 .523 267 354 .754 75 207 .362 623 119 59 45 1544 11.9
FIBA EuroCup Challenge
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2006-07 12 0 104 145 .717 50 66 .758 12 18 .667 88 13 6 3 270 22.5
ULEB Cup
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2007-08 12 1 19 47 .404 6 10 .600 7 19 .368 25 4 5 0 51 4.30

Originally an early entry candidate for the 2007 NBA Draft before withdrawing his name from consideration.

Career Highlights: Grew up with CSKA Moscow in his native Russia, but has played with a number of other teams during his professional career. Made his Russian A SuperLeague debut with CSK VVS-Samara in 2004-05, playing on loan with the club through the 2006-07 season. Moved on to BC Khimky Moscow for the 2007-08 season. A member of the Russian National Team. Averaged 1.8 points and 1.2 rebounds at the 2007 European Championships in held in Spain. Averaged 13.0 points and 7.0 rebounds in two games at the 2006 U-20 European Championships held in Izmir, Turkey. Averaged 11.0 points and 5.5 rebounds at the 2005 U-20 European Championships held in Moscow.

2007-08: With BC Khimky, averaging 5.3 points and 1.9 rebounds in 11.9 minutes a contest through 40 games in Russian A Superleague regular season and playoff play. Averaged 4.3 points and 2.1 rebounds in 11.8 minutes a contest in ULEB Cup play.

2006-07: With CSK VVS Samara, averaged 16.0 points and 5.4 rebounds in Russian A Superleague regular season and playoff play. Averaged 22.5 points and 7.3 rebounds in the EuroCup Challenge. Led the event in field goal percentage.

2005-06: With CSK VVS Samara, averaged 12.7 points and 5.8 rebounds in Russian A Superleague regular season and playoff play. Also appeared in 13 games with CSKA Moscow, averaging 4.0 points and 2.1 rebounds. Contributed 3.0 points and 1.5 rebounds with CSKA Moscow in two Euroleague games. Also played for CSK VVS Samara in the Russian B Superleague, averaging 18.0 points and 5.2 rebounds in 11 games.

2004-05: With CSK VVS Samara, averaged 13.3 points and 6.3 rebounds. Also played for CSK VVS Samara in the Russian B Superleague, averaging 15.8 points and 7.9 rebounds.

Strengths: All-around power forward with solid footwork in the post and face-up skills. Plays hard on defense and isnít afraid of getting physical on the glass. Left-handed.



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