Astana Tigers Rosters

    2014-2015 Astana Tigers Roster

    # Player Pos Height Weight Age Birth City NBA Draft Status Nationality
    24 Luksa Andric C 6-10 275 30 Dubrovnik 2007 NBA Draft, Undrafted Croatia
    21 Bolat Aynabekov C 6-7 242 21 N/A 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted Kazakhstan
    23 J'Covan Brown G 6-1 197 25 Port Arthur (TX) 2012 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
    33 Pat Calathes FC 6-10 210 29 Casselberry (FL) 2008 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
    22 Nik Caner-Medley F 6-8 225 31 Beverly (MA) 2006 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
    Azerbaijan
    8 Ivan Eremenko F 6-4 - 17 N/A 2019 NBA Draft Eligible Kazakhstan
    11 Alexander Evdokimov PG 5-8 - 16 N/A 2020 NBA Draft Eligible Russia
    9 Pavel Ilin SF 6-5 196 22 Almaty 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted Kazakhstan
    5 R. Ispolov - - - - N/A 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted Kazakhstan
    5 Jerry Johnson PG 6-0 175 32 Lancaster (PA) 2005 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
    Kazakhstan
    20 Zhandos Kaliyev F 6-6 187 21 N/A 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted Kazakhstan
    10 M. Kalyuzhniy - - - - N/A 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted Kazakhstan
    12 Dmitriy Klimov SF 6-7 216 26 Temirtau 2010 NBA Draft, Undrafted Kazakhstan
    Russia
    31 Anatoly Kolesnikov SF 6-7 205 26 Almaty 2010 NBA Draft, Undrafted Kazakhstan
    23 Victor Korzh - - - - N/A 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted Kazakhstan
    33 Eugeniy Kushniruk - - - - N/A 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted Kazakhstan
    9 Aleksandr Kuznetsov GF 6-4 202 - N/A 2006 NBA Draft, Undrafted Russia
    14 Vitality Lapchenko C 6-10 215 22 N/A 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted Kazakhstan
    6 Rasid Mahalbasic FC 6-11 220 24 Jesenice 2012 NBA Draft, Undrafted Slovenia
    Austria
    25 Maxim Marchuk SG 6-6 194 21 Almaty 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted Kazakhstan
    22 Ergali Mauletov - - - - N/A 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted Kazakhstan
    10 Rustam Murzagaliyev PG 6-5 185 22 Almaty 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted Kazakhstan
    15 Alimbek Orazov C 6-7 198 21 N/A 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted Kazakhstan
    8 Ivan Paunic GF 6-5 190 28 Belgrade 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted Serbia
    11 Anton Ponomarev PF 6-11 210 26 Astana 2010 NBA Draft, Undrafted Kazakhstan
    4 Timur Sultanov PG 5-10 158 34 N/A 2003 NBA Draft, Undrafted Kazakhstan
    14 T. Sushchenko - - - - N/A 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted Kazakhstan


    Recent Astana Tigers History

    Season League Record Placement
    2014-2015 Eurochallenge 8-4 9th
    2014-2015 VTB United League 13-20 8th
    2014-2015 Kazakhstani National League 16-5 1st
    2013-2014 VTB United League 8-12 11th
    2013-2014 Kazakhstani National League 25-4 3rd
    2012-2013 VTB United League 11-10 10th
    2012-2013 Kazakhstani National League 25-1 1st

    2014-2015 Astana Tigers Awards & Honors

    Player Award / Honor
    Anatoly Kolesnikov VTB United League Top Kazakh Player of the Year (2015)
    Rasid Mahalbasic VTB United League April Player of the Month (2015)

    2014-2015 Astana Tigers Front Office

    Staff Member Position
    Aleksandar Trifunovic Head Coach
    Andrei Novikov Assistant Coach
    Andrew Mechavyh Assistant Coach
    Djordje Sijan Assistant Coach
    Simonet Cervero Assistant Coach
    Vitaly Strebkov Assistant Coach

    2014-2015 Astana Tigers Stat Leaders

    Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
    Zhandos Kaliyev 2 29.5 18.5 7.0 1.0 1.5 0.5 6.0
    Jerry Johnson 48 32.1 15.4 2.0 7.0 0.9 0.0 3.1
    Nik Caner-Medley 25 29.8 13.9 5.9 1.4 1.2 0.1 1.8
    Rasid Mahalbasic 57 23.2 12.8 6.3 2.1 0.9 0.5 2.4
    J'Covan Brown 52 31.2 12.5 2.4 3.7 1.2 0.0 1.6
    Pat Calathes 51 27.7 10.9 6.6 1.5 1.1 0.4 1.3
    Bolat Aynabekov 2 30.5 9.5 7.5 0.0 0.5 0.0 2.5
    Luksa Andric 49 15.6 8.0 3.1 0.8 0.6 0.3 2.0
    Anton Ponomarev 45 18.2 6.3 3.3 0.6 0.8 0.2 0.4
    Anatoly Kolesnikov 56 23.1 6.0 4.1 1.0 1.2 0.1 0.8
    M. Kalyuzhniy 2 29.5 5.5 1.5 1.0 1.0 0.0 2.5
    Ivan Paunic 8 19.2 5.2 1.5 1.2 0.8 0.1 1.4
    Pavel Ilin 50 14.9 4.8 1.4 1.1 0.6 0.1 0.9
    Vitality Lapchenko 11 9.7 4.7 3.2 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.6
    Dmitriy Klimov 30 10.6 4.4 1.3 0.4 0.4 0.0 0.7
    Alexander Evdokimov 2 23.0 3.5 3.5 0.0 2.0 0.0 1.5
    Alimbek Orazov 18 6.1 2.4 1.2 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.2
    Maxim Marchuk 25 7.2 2.4 0.8 0.6 0.2 0.0 0.6
    Aleksandr Kuznetsov 2 14.0 2.0 2.0 0.0 0.5 0.0 2.5
    Ivan Eremenko 2 12.0 2.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
    Rustam Murzagaliyev 31 9.5 1.9 1.2 1.4 0.7 0.1 1.1
    Eugeniy Kushniruk 2 19.0 1.5 1.0 0.5 1.0 0.0 1.5
    Victor Korzh 2 6.0 1.0 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5
    T. Sushchenko 2 15.0 1.0 1.5 1.0 1.0 0.0 1.5
    R. Ispolov 2 16.0 0.0 2.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 2.5
    Ergali Mauletov 2 5.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
    Timur Sultanov 3 6.7 0.0 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0