Katsikaris selects 18 players for NT training camp

The Greek coach has selected eighteen names which will participate in the training camp of the Russian National Team and the list is expected to be announced later today. TB has the list and you can see all the names below.

Of course the big names missing are Andrei Kirilenko, Viktor Khryapa and Sasha Kaun. On the other hand two NBAers, Alexey Shved and Timofey Mozgov were called, as well as the two biggest prospects of Russian basketball, Kulagin and Karasev.

As expected the roster is heavily based on Khimki and CSKA Moscow players. Only 16 of the 18 players will be called to the training camp.

Here is the full 18-men squad:

NAMECLUB
Alexey ShvedMinnesota Timberwolves
Timofey MozgovDenver Nuggets
Vitaly FridzonFA
Dmitry KhvostovKhimki
Sergey MonyaKhimki
Aleksey ZhukanenkoKhimki
Yegor VyaltsevKhimki
Anton PonkrashovCSKA Moscow
Evegeny VoronovCSKA Moscow
Andrey VorontsevichCSKA Moscow
Dmitry SokolovCSKA Moscow
Maksim GrygoryevLokomotiv Kuban
Sergey BykovLokomotiv Kuban
Valery LykhodeiLokomotiv Kuban
Semen AntonovNizhniy Novgorod
Nikita BalashovKrasnye Krilya
Dmitry KulaginKrasnye Krilya
Sergey KarasevTriumph