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Encyclopedia > Vitaly Potapenko
Vitaly Potapenko
Position Center
Nickname The Ukraine Train
Height ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Weight 285 lb (130 kg)
Team Sacramento Kings
Nationality Flag of Ukraine Ukraine
Born March 21, 1975
Flag of Soviet Union Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
College Wright State
Draft 12th overall, 1996
Cleveland Cavaliers
Pro career 1996–present
Former teams Cleveland Cavaliers (1996–1999)
Boston Celtics (1999–2002)
Seattle SuperSonics (2002–2006)

Vitaly Mykolayovych Potapenko (born March 21, 1975 in Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union) is a Ukrainian professional basketball player who currently plays for the Sacramento Kings of the NBA. He played college basketball at Wright State University and was selected 12th overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 1996 NBA Draft. Nicknamed "The Ukraine Train", he has played for the Cavaliers, the Boston Celtics and the Seattle SuperSonics in his NBA career. Potapenko's career scoring average is 6.8 points per game. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... An inch (plural: inches; symbol or abbreviation: in or, sometimes, ″ - a double prime) is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The or meter (see spelling differences) is a measure of length. ... The pound (abbreviations: lb or, sometimes in the United States, #) is a unit of mass in a number of different systems, including various systems of units of mass that formed part of English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The U.S. National Prototype Kilogram, which currently serves as the primary standard for measuring mass in the U.S. It was assigned to the United States in 1889 and is periodically recertified and traceable to the primary international standard, The Kilogram, held at the Bureau International des Poids et... The Sacramento Kings are a professional basketball team which is based in Sacramento, California. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... March 21 is the 80th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (81st in leap years). ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ... Map of Ukraine with Kiev highlighted Coordinates: Country Ukraine Oblast Kiev City Municipality Raion Municipality Government  - Mayor Leonid Chernovetskyi Elevation 179 m (587. ... State motto: Пролетарі всіх країн, єднайтеся! Official language None. ... Wright State University is a public university in Ohio, U.S. The university uses Dayton as its postal address but the campus is actually completely within the city limits of Fairborn. ... 1996 NBA Draft - 26 June 1996 - East Rutherford, New Jersey The 1996 NBA Draft was the 54th draft in the National Basketball Association. ... The Cleveland Cavaliers (also known as the Cavs) are a professional basketball team based in Cleveland, Ohio. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... March 21 is the 80th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (81st in leap years). ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Map of Ukraine with Kiev highlighted Coordinates: Country Ukraine Oblast Kiev City Municipality Raion Municipality Government  - Mayor Leonid Chernovetskyi Elevation 179 m (587. ... State motto: Пролетарі всіх країн, єднайтеся! Official language None. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... The Sacramento Kings are a professional basketball team which is based in Sacramento, California. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... College basketball most often refers to the American basketball competitive governance structure established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, or NCAA. // The game of basketball was invented by Dr. James Naismith in 1891. ... Wright State University is a public university in Ohio, U.S. The university uses Dayton as its postal address but the campus is actually completely within the city limits of Fairborn. ... The Cleveland Cavaliers (also known as the Cavs) are a professional basketball team based in Cleveland, Ohio. ... 1996 NBA Draft - 26 June 1996 - East Rutherford, New Jersey The 1996 NBA Draft was the 54th draft in the National Basketball Association. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ...


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This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Andrew DeClercq (born 1 February 1973 in Detroit, Michigan) is a professional basketball player in the NBA. He was undrafted following a career at the University of Florida, and began his professional career with the Golden State Warriors. ... Kenneth (Kenny) Anderson (born October 9, 1970 in Queens, New York) is a left-handed point guard who played more than a decade in the National Basketball Association. ... Joseph Xavier Joe Forte (born May 23, 1981 in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American professional basketball player currently playing in Greece for Apollon Patras. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Vincent Lamont Baker (born November 23, 1971 in Lake Wales, Florida) is an American professional basketball player in the NBA, currently a free agent. ... Shammond Omar Williams (born April 5, 1975, in the Bronx, New York) is an American professional basketball player. ... Earl Joseph Watson Jr. ... Byron Russell is a basketball player in the NBA. In the 2004 NBA season, he played for the Denver Nuggets, before that he played for the Los Angeles Lakers, the Washington Wizards and the Utah Jazz, where he played for nine seasons after being taken in the second round by... For the original defunct Denver Nuggets, see Denver Nuggets (original). ... Ruben Nathaniel Patterson (born July 31, 1975 in Cleveland, Ohio) is an American professional basketball player in the NBA. He is currently in the fifth year of a six-year contract with the Milwaukee Bucks. ... Voshon Lenard is a basketball player in the NBA. Since being drafted in the second round of the 1994 NBA draft by the Milwaukee Bucks, he has played for the Miami Heat, Denver Nuggets and Toronto Raptors, with a career scoring average of 12. ... Brian Skinner (born May 19, 1976 in Temple, Texas) is a professional basketball player in the NBA. After a college career at Baylor University, Skinner was the 22nd pick of the 1998 NBA Draft, selected by the Los Angeles Clippers. ... Sergei Monia is a professional basketball player in the NBA. He plays for the Portland Trailblazers. ...

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