|Current Team:||BC Khimki|
|Birth Day:||December 16, 1988|
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He began his professional career with CSKA Moscow in 2006.
Alexey Shved plays for the team BC Khimki
|#1||Alexey Shved||32||N/A||3.282 million USD (2015)||Russia|
|#2||Thomas Robinson||29||N/A||N/A||United States|
|#3||Paul Davis||36||$5 Million||N/A||United States|
|#4||Jonas Jerebko||33||N/A||4.5 million USD (2015)||Sweden|
|#5||Chris Kramer||32||N/A||N/A||United States|
Shved began his professional career with CSKA Moscow in a Russian Super League game, against Ural Great Perm, on November 4, 2006. He made his EuroLeague debut in a game against Žalgiris, on January 17, 2007. In February 2007, he joined Khimki Moscow Region, on loan from CSKA Moscow. He then returned to CSKA Moscow before the start of the 2007–08 season. In December 2009, he moved to Dynamo Moscow, on loan from CSKA Moscow. He moved back to CSKA Moscow before the start of the 2010–11 season. The following season, he reached the EuroLeague Final with the Reds.
On July 23, 2012, CSKA Moscow officially announced the departure of Shved in order to sign with the Minnesota Timberwolves of the NBA. Two days later, he signed a multi-year deal with the Timberwolves.
Shved played with the Russian junior national teams. He played at the 2006 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship, and at the 2007 and 2008 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championships. Shved has also been a member of the senior men's Russian national basketball team. He won the bronze medal at the EuroBasket 2011. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, on August 12, 2012, Shved scored 25 points, to lead the Russian national team to an 81–77 victory, over Argentina, in the bronze medal game.
On August 23, 2014, a three-team trade was completed, involving the Timberwolves, the Cleveland Cavaliers, and the Philadelphia 76ers. As part of the deal, Shved and teammate Luc Mbah a Moute were traded to the Sixers, along with a 2015 first round draft pick from Cleveland. The Cavaliers received Kevin Love from Minnesota, whereas the Wolves received Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett from Cleveland and Thaddeus Young from Philadelphia.
On December 19, 2014, Shved was acquired by the Houston Rockets in a three-team trade that also involved the 76ers and the Minnesota Timberwolves.
On February 19, 2015, Shved was traded, along with two second-round picks, to the New York Knicks in exchange for Pablo Prigioni.
On July 16, 2015, Shved returned to Russia, and signed a three-year contract with Khimki. The contract was worth $10.2 million net income over three years. On March 27, 2017, Shved was named the European-wide second tier level EuroCup's season MVP. He was the first player in EuroCup history to average at least 22 points, 5 assists, and 4 rebounds per game in the same season. Shved was awarded the VTB United League MVP award for the 2016–17 season.
In July 2017, Shved extended his contract with Khimki, through the 2019–20 season. In 2017–18 season, Khimki made it to the 2018 EuroLeague Playoffs quarterfinals, where they were eliminated by CSKA Moscow, with 3–1 series result. Over the season, Shved led the EuroLeague in scoring, with a career-high 21.8 points per game, which earned him the Alphonso Ford EuroLeague Top Scorer Trophy. In May 2018, he was named the All-EuroLeague Second Team for the 2017–18 season.
Currently, Alexey Shved is 33 years, 6 months and 12 days old. Alexey Shved will celebrate 34th birthday on a Friday 16th of December 2022.
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