Center who all made his NBA debut in 2012 for the Detroit Pistons. He started his professional profession as an 18-season outdated in Ukraine, playing for Kyiv and Donetsk. He was the first choice in blocked pictures on the 2013 EuroBasket Competition. He was created in Odessa, Ukraine, when it had been area of the Soviet Union. In 2013 he was component of a huge offseason trade that brought Brandon Jennings to Detroit.