Former NBA forward who drafted 22nd overall by the New Jersey Nets in 2004. He made his NBA debut that same year and played in parts of four seasons with Portland and Chicago before returning to Russia.
He played in Ukraine and Russian with Khimik Engels, Avtodor Saratov, and CSKA Moscow before being drafter. He rejoined CSKA Moscow after leaving the NBA.
He's played basketball internationally for Russia. He won bronze medals at the 2012 Olympics and 2011 EuroBasket. He also won gold at the 2007 EuroBasket.
He married Ekaterina Khryapa and has a brother named Nikolay.