Betaland Capo d'Orlando (Serie A) landed 31-year old Ukrainian ex-international forward Denis Ikovlev (200-98kg-86, college: Nevada). He played most recently at PGE Turow in Polish PLK league. In 31 games he averaged 11.1ppg, 3.3rpg, 3.0apg and 1.0spg last season. Ikovlev helped them to make it to the Polish Cup Semifinals.
The previous (15-16) season he played at Slask (TBL) in Polish league where in 17 games he had 13.9ppg, 3.4rpg and 3.2apg. Ikovlev also played 4 games in FIBA Europe Cup where he recorded very impressive stats: 16.5ppg, 3.8rpg, 2.3apg and 1.3spg. The other team he played that season for was Steaua CSM EximBank Bucuresti in Romanian Liga Nationala. In 11 games he got 8.6ppg, 3.0rpg and 1.9apg. Ikovlev also played 9 games in Eurocup where he got 7.6ppg, 2.7rpg and 1.2apg.
Among other achievements his team made it to the Polish final in 2015. Ikovlev received also Eurobasket.com Ukrainian Superleague All-Domestic Players Team award back in 2013. He was a member of Ukrainian Senior National Team in 2013.
Ikovlev has played also professionally for other Ukrainian teams like Budivelnyk, BC Odessa, Zaporizhya, Khimik and BC Donetsk.
He attended University of Nevada until 2007 and it will be his eleventh (!!!) season in pro basketball.