Ukraine Invite Twenty-One To Tryouts

15 June 2011

EuroBasket 2011

New Ukraine coach Mike Fratello now has a definitive list of players he'll be considering for this summer's EuroBasket.

The country's basketball federation has announced a group of 21 players being invited to tryouts at the end of June and they include young American collegian Kyryl Natyazhko, who competes for the Arizona Wildcats.

A couple of the players are based in the Spanish ACB in Sergiy Gladyr of Manresa and Sergiy Lishchuk of Power Electronics Valencia.

Former NBA player Oleksiy Pecherov of Armani Jeans Milano and current Utah Jazz back-up center Kyrylo Feenko are also included.

The majority of the Ukrainian players are with teams in the country's top flight.

Fratello and his coaching staff will make their selections at the tryouts and then begin a training camp on July 4.

Ukraine are in Group D with Slovenia, Russia, Bulgaria, Belgium and Georgia.

Andriy Agafonov, Artur Drozdov, Sergiy Gladyr, Kostyantyn Glazyrin, Dmytro Gliebov, Kyrylo Fesenko, Oleksandr Kolchenko, Maxym Korniyenko, Danylo Kozlov, Vyacheslav Kravtsov, Kyryl Natyazhko, Sergiy Lishchuk, Denys Lukashov, Oleksandr Lypovyy, Olexiy Onufriyev, Oleksiy Pecherov, Maksym Pustozvonov, Oleg Saltovets, Mykola Vilkhovetskyi, Dmytro Zabirchenko and Ihor Zaytsev.


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