Alexi Shved, a former guard on the Knicks, was hospitalized after he was reportedly the sufferer of a “hooligan assault” in his native Russia.
His Russian group, CKSA Moscow, introduced the information in a press release on Tuesday.
“Our group guard Alexey Shved was attacked with hooliganism final evening exterior a Moscow restaurant,” the assertion stated.
“Alexey suffered a severe head damage because of the autumn and was taken by ambulance to the hospital. The participant contacted the police to analyze the incident.
On account of damage, Shaved will be unable to participate within the subsequent matches of the group. We want Alexey a speedy restoration!
Shaved, 34, performed for the Timberwolves, Sixers, Rockets and Knicks in an NBA profession that started in 2012 and led to 2015.
He was traded from Houston to the Knicks on February 19, 2015, together with a pair of second-round picks (2017 and 2019) for Pablo Prigioni.
In 16 video games for the Knicks in the course of the 2014–15 season, Shaved averaged 14.eight factors, 4.6 rebounds and three.6 assists per recreation earlier than a rib damage ended his marketing campaign.
He returned to Europe after a contract deadlock with the Knicks, whose three provides had been within the ballpark of the $2.eight million room exception he was looking for.
He performed for Khimki Moscow from 2015–21, then re-joined CKSA Moscow, for whom he performed from 2006–12 earlier than his NBA profession started.
Based on Eurohoops.internet, CKSA Moscow misplaced in seven video games to PBC Lokomotiv Kuban in Russia’s VTB United League semifinals.
The video games Shewed will miss embody a collection to compete for third place within the league.