Lega A - Orlandina Basket signs Denis Ikovlev
Orlandina Basket tabs the Ukarinian forward Denis Ikovlev (6’7, class of 1986). who spent last season in thePoland League with Turów Zgorzelec, scoring 11.1 points plus 3.3 rebounds and 3 assists per game.
Ikovlev was born in Kharkiv (Ucraina), he has played played college basketball at Ellsworth CC (2003-05) and Nevada (2005-07). Then moved to his home country for the 2007-08 season, signed by BS Odessa. He spent several season in Ukraine also playing with ZNTU Zaporozhye, BSK Budivelnyk Kyiv, Khimik OPZ Yuzny, SK Cherkasy Monkeys and BC Donetsk. He won the Ukrainian Cup and League with Budivelnik in 2009 and 2011. He moved to Poland for the 2014-15 season, signed by WKS Slask Wroclaw, the also played in Roamnia with Steaua CSM Bucharest in 2015-16 season.
Denis has played Eurocup Basketball in the 200-11 and 2015-16 season, he also was selected to the Ukrainian All-Star Game in 2012.
Giuseppe Sindoni (Orlandina Basket Sports Director): “We believe that Ikovlev, who can play in both forward positions, will give us depht and experience from the bench. We followed him since a few years and we’re very happy to have him on board. We think that Denis respresents very well our team philosophy and that our roster will be more competitive and versatile to play both domestic and International basketball”.