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WorldAsiaBasketball player Alexei Shved was attacked by unidentified assailants as he left a restaurant in Moscow

Basketball player Alexei Shved was attacked by unidentified assailants as he left a restaurant in Moscow

CSKA basketball player Alexei Shved suffered head injuries following an attack by unidentified people, leaving a restaurant in Moscow on the evening of May 1 informed press service of the capital club.

“Our team’s defender Alexei Shved suffered a hooligan attack on him last night after leaving one of the restaurants in Moscow.

The basketball player suffered a serious head injury following a fall and was taken to hospital by an ambulance. The player contacted the police to investigate the incident.

Due to the injury, Shved will not be able to participate in the team’s upcoming matches,” reads the statement posted on the BC CSKA website.

Edition Baza gives some details about the incident. How complaints Telegram channel, “The basketball player rested at the Jun restaurant in the center of Moscow. That evening, a company of five men, presumably from the Caucasus, also rested in the institution.

At the exit of the restaurant, the Shved and the company had a conflict. A moment later the business was on the street and there was a fight. Suddenly, the Swede fell, blood came out of his ear. Restaurant employees came to the aid of the basketball player – as they later told the police, the company wanted to ‘finish off’ the Shved, but the employees managed to protect him.”

By data Telegram Shot channel, Aleksey Shved was hospitalized only the second time. Immediately after the fight, the 34-year-old CSKA defender refused hospitalization in Botkin Hospital and returned home. There he fell ill, and Shved called an ambulance. Now the athlete remains in hospital with a diagnosis of “closed craniocerebral injury”.

Alexey Shved (height 198 cm) is one of the most successful Russian basketball players of our time. Plays as a light guard and playmaker. Originally from Belgorod, he rose to prominence playing for CSKA, Dynamo (Moscow) and Khimki in the late 2000s. Then he left for North America , where he played for the Minnesota Timberwolves, Philadelphia 76s, Houston Rockets and New York Knicks. Back in Russia, Shved played for Khimki from 2015 to 2021, and in 2021 he joined CSKA. As a member of the Russian national team, Alexey Shved won bronze at the 2011 European Championship and bronze at the 2012 Olympics in London. As part of CSKA, Shved won the Russian championship four times, and also won the Euroleague tournament.

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