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:
|Alexey Shved||Minnesota Timberwolves|
|Timofey Mozgov||Denver Nuggets|
|Anton Ponkrashov||CSKA Moscow|
|Evegeny Voronov||CSKA Moscow|
|Andrey Vorontsevich||CSKA Moscow|
|Dmitry Sokolov||CSKA Moscow|
|Maksim Grygoryev||Lokomotiv Kuban|
|Sergey Bykov||Lokomotiv Kuban|
|Valery Lykhodei||Lokomotiv Kuban|
|Semen Antonov||Nizhniy Novgorod|
|Nikita Balashov||Krasnye Krilya|
|Dmitry Kulagin||Krasnye Krilya|