Name: Stanislav Medvedenko
Nickname: Slava, Med-Dog
Origin: Budivelnik-Horda, Ukraine
Languages: Ukrainian, learning English
Los Angeles Lakers (#14)
Prior to the NBA, Slava played for B.K. (Basketbol Klub) Kyiv where he averaged
21.3 points and 7.5 rebounds per game. Coached by Aleksandr Volkov, the
first player from Ukraine when it was still part of the Soviet Union, Medvedenko
improved by great strides. In 2000, Stanislav signed a two-year contract
in 2000 with the Los Angeles Lakers.
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