BK Dnipro signed Ukrainian center Oleksandr Kushnirov (210-C-92).
26 years old Kushnirov spent last season in MBC Mykolaiv. He averaged 14.4 ppg, 7.4 rpg and 1,5 apg in 33 Ukrainian Superleague games. Center helped his team to reach Ukrainian Superleague semifinals. Kushnirov was awarded Ukrainian Superleague Player of the Week Rd.15. Moreover he took part in Ukrainian Superleague All-Star Game. Center was selected to Eurobasket.com All-Ukrainian Superleague 2nd Team.
Previously Kushnirov played for Naglis Palangos, Jurmalas sports and Bipa Basket Odessa. Also he was a member of Ukrainian U18 and U20 National Teams. Among his main achievements is Eurobasket.com All-Ukrainian Superleague Most Improved Player of the Year -17 award.