Dmitriy Gavrilov

From Kazakhstan Encyclopedia

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Dmitri Alexandrovich Gavrilov (Template:Lang-ru,), born 27 November 1986, is a Kazakhstani professional basketball player. He plays for BC Astana of the Kazakhstan Basketball Championship and the VTB United League.

Professional career

The Alma-Ata native started his career with home town side CSKA Almaty, staying there until 2008 when he was loaned to Barsy Atyrau.[1]

In June 2009 he joined the Astana Tigers, the Kazakhstan Basketball Championship title holders.[1] He played with the side in the 2010 FIBA Asia Champions Cup, scoring 26 points (including 8 in overtime) to help the Kazakhstani's overcome Smart Gilas in the group stage.[2]

After helping the Tigers win another championship, Gavrilov extended his contract for a year in June 2010.[3] He would post 11 points and 7.9 rebounds in the championship during the season.[4]

In June 2011, Gavrilov rejoined Barsy Atyrau for the season,[4] despite reported interest from power house BC Astana.[5] Playing with the side in the Baltic Basketball League, he contributed 6.5 points and 4.3 rebounds in 20 minutes per game.[6]

In July 2012, he moved to Caspiy Aktau.[7]

Rejoining Barsy for 2013-2014, Gavrilov posted 6.2 points and 4.4 rebounds in around 19 minutes on average in the Baltic league.[6]

Whilst playing for Kapchagay, he was selected as the best power forward of the 2014-15 Kazakhstan Basketball Championship,[8] and the 2015 Kazakhstan Basketball Cup.[9]

International career

Gavrilov has played for the Kazakhstan national basketball team. He was part of the squad for the 2007 FIBA Asia Championship but did not play.[10]

In the 2009 FIBA Asia Championship, he had 10.1 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.5 blocks in 24 minutes per game as Kazakhstan finished 9th.[11]

Gavrilov also participated in the 2014 Asian Games, top-scoring for Kazakhstan in three games, including against champions South Korea and in the bronze medal game against Japan (both losses).[12]



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