As teams try to pinch pennies and maximize value, veterans playing overseas have better odds than ever of fulfilling (or re-igniting) their NBA dreams
May 22, 2020, 5:23 pmAlexey ShvedG, International
Spanish national basketball coach Sergio Scariolo feels that Alexey Shved will receive offers to return to the NBA this offseason.
Shved is currently playing in Russia where he is the focal point of Khimki, but the possibility remains that the 31-year-old may want to test himself against NBA competition before his body gets past its prime. For what it's worth, Scariolo predicted that Shved would stay in Russia where he is already comfortable.
August 19, 2018, 11:16 pmAlexey ShvedG, Minnesota Timberwolves
Former Wolves guard Alexey Shved reportedly declined NBA opportunities to remain in Europe.
The Pelicans, Wolves, Grizzlies and Suns were all reportedly interested in his services. At 30 years old, his window to return to the NBA may be closing, but he continues to play well overseas and it'll keep him on the radar for the time being.
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