Serhiy Lishchuk

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Serhiy Lishchuk
Sergei Lishouk.jpg
Lishchuk playing with Ukraine, in 2011.
Personal information
Born (1982-03-31) March 31, 1982 (age 35)
Rivne, Ukrainian SSR
Nationality Ukrainian
Listed height 6 ft 10 34 in (2.10 m)
Listed weight 250 lb (110 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2004 / Round: 2 / Pick: 49th overall
Selected by the Memphis Grizzlies
Playing career 1998–present
Position Center / Power forward
Career history
1998–2003 Pulsar Rovno
2003–2005 Khimik Yuzhny
2005–2009 Azovmash Mariupol
2009–2015 Valencia
2015–2016 UCAM Murcia
Career highlights and awards

Serhiy Lishchuk (alternate spelling: Sergei Lishouk) (Ukrainian: Сергій Ліщук; born March 31, 1982)[1] is a Ukrainian professional basketball player.

Professional career

Europe

Lishchuk began his professional career in his native Ukraine. On September 2, 2009, he signed with the Spanish club València Bàsket.[2] With Valencia, he won the 2nd-tier level European-wide league, the EuroCup, during both the 2009–10 season and the 2013–14 season. He left Valencia on June 22, 2015.[3] On July 23, 2015, he signed with the Spanish club UCAM Murcia of the Liga ACB.[4]

NBA draft rights

Lishchuk was selected by the NBA's Memphis Grizzlies in the 2004 NBA Draft. On February 21, 2008, his NBA draft rights were traded to the Houston Rockets, in exchange for the draft rights to Malick Badiane.[5]

On December 15, 2010 Lishchuk's draft rights were traded to Los Angeles Lakers, in a three way trade with the New Jersey Nets.[6] On July 13, 2014, Lishchuk's draft rights were traded back to the Rockets, from the Lakers, in exchange for Jeremy Lin and two 2015 NBA draft picks.[7]

On December 19, 2014, the Rockets traded Lishchuk's draft rights to the Philadelphia 76ers, in a three-team trade that sent Corey Brewer to the Houston Rockets.[8] On January 7, 2015, his draft rights were traded to the Los Angeles Clippers for Jared Cunningham, the draft rights to Cenk Akyol, and cash.[9]

On January 22, 2016, Lishchuk's draft rights were traded back to the Houston Rockets, along with Josh Smith and cash considerations, in exchange for the draft rights to Maarty Leunen.[10]

Ukrainian national team

Lishchuk has been a member of the senior men's Ukrainian national basketball team. With his senior national team, he played at the EuroBasket 2001, the EuroBasket 2005, and the EuroBasket 2011.[11]

Career statistics

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high

Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.

EuroLeague

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2010–11 Valencia 21 3 16.2 .443 .333 .536 4.9 .4 .3 .9 6.3 6.9
2014–15 Valencia 6 3 12.2 .333 .000 .667 2.5 .2 .2 .2 3.0 .8
Career 27 6 15.3 .419 .333 .565 4.4 .4 .3 .7 5.6 5.5

References

  1. ^ "ULEB Cup Player Profile". Euroleague.net. Retrieved June 22, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Valencia signs Lishchuk". Sportando.com. September 2, 2009. Retrieved September 2, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Valencia signs Lishchuk". Sportando.com. June 22, 2015. Retrieved June 22, 2015. 
  4. ^ "UCAM Murcia inks Serhiy Lishchuk". Sportando.com. July 23, 2015. Retrieved July 23, 2015. 
  5. ^ Sheridan, Chris (February 22, 2008). "Trade allows Hornets, Rockets to keep up with West shakers". ESPN.com. Retrieved February 22, 2008. 
  6. ^ "Rockets Acquire Terrence Williams from Nets". NBA.com. December 15, 2010. Retrieved December 15, 2010. 
  7. ^ "Lakers Acquire Jeremy Lin and Draft Choices in Trade with Rockets". NBA.com. July 13, 2014. Retrieved July 13, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Sixers Acquire 2015 Second-round Pick, Ronny Turiaf, And Rights To Sergei Lishouk". NBA.com. December 19, 2014. Retrieved December 19, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Clippers Trade Cunningham To 76ers". NBA.com. January 7, 2015. Retrieved January 7, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Rockets Acquire Forward Josh Smith". NBA.com. January 22, 2016. Retrieved January 22, 2016. 
  11. ^ Serhiy LISHCHUK (UKR).

External links

  • Serhiy Lishchuk at acb.com (in Spanish)
  • Serhiy Lishchuk at eurobasket.com
  • Serhiy Lishchuk at euroleague.net
  • Serhiy Lishchuk at draftexpress.com
  • Serhiy Lishchuk at fiba.com (archive)
  • Serhiy Lishchuk at nba.com
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