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Sergey Karasev

N/A | Guard-Forward

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Biography

Background

DRAFTED: Selected by the Cavaliers in the first round (19th overall pick) of the 2013 NBA Draft.



2012-13 SEASON: In 14 games, averaged 18.4 points and 5.3 rebounds in 33.3 minutes per game for BC Triumph in Russia’s top league, the PBL…also posted 16.1 points in the ULEB’s Eurocup competition, a step below the Euroleague, and 15.4 points in the United VTB League…won gold medal during the 2013 World University Games in Kazan where he averaged 19.0 points on .567 shooting, including .455 (20-44) from the three-point line, 5.8 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.4 steals in 24.9 minutes per game for Russia…scored 31 points on 13-17 (.765) shooting from the field in 19 minutes against Oman on July 7…recorded a double-double of 20 points and 10 rebounds to go along with seven assists and four steals in 33 minutes against Canada on July 15.



PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Has played his entire club career with BC Triumph in Russia…competed for Russia in international play, including the 2013 World University Games in Kazan (gold medal), the 2012 Summer Olympics in London (bronze medal), 2012 Olympic Qualifiers (3.3 points, 1.7 rebounds), 2011 FIBA U-19 Worlds (15.3 points), 2010 U-18 Euros (12.4 points) and 2009 U-16 Euros (16.1 points)…in 23 games for the Triumph in Russia’s PBL during the 2011-12 season, averaged 13.7 points and 3.6 rebounds in 29.0 minutes per game…also averaged 12.5 points in the EuroChallenge and 14.3 points in the Baltic League…during the 2010-11 season, split time between Triumph’s senior team (7.8 points in PBL) and its U-23 team (15.3 points in PBL U-23)…at just 17 years old, named Week 25 MVP of Russia’s top league after scoring 34 points, including a .857 (6-7) clip from beyond the arc. vs. Dynamo.

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