BC Kharkiv (Superleague) signed 29-year old domestic point guard Pavlo Tsiopych (180-86kg-86, agency: New Trend Agency). He has played for the last two seasons at Avangard (Higher League). In 19 games he had 8.5ppg, 3.6rpg, 6.1apg (top 3) and 1.2spg last season. He helped them to win the league title.
Tsiopych has played previously professionally in Kazakhstan (Barsy Atyrau) and Ukraine (Sportlitsey, Cherkasy and Khartsyzsk).