BCM U Pitesti signed Ukrainian power forward Maxym Korniyenko (205-F/C-87) for upcoming season.
31 years old Korniyenko spent last season in Juventus-LKSK Utenos. He averaged 8.4 ppg, 5.5 rpg and 1.4 apg in 31 Lithuanian LKL games and 6.7 ppg, 4.9 rpg and 1.0 apg in 12 Champions League games. Also he recorded 9.5 ppg, 7.8 rpg and 0.8 apg in 4 FIBA Europe Cup games. Forward was awarded Lithuanian LKL Player of the Week Rd.12.
Previously Korniyenko played for BK Dnipro, BC Donetsk, BK Khimik-OPZ Yuhzny, Polski Cukier Torun and Academic Sofia. Also he was a member of Ukrainian National Team. Among his main achievements are Ukrainian Superleague Champion, Ukrainian Cup Winner, Bulgarian League Champion and Bulgarian Supercup Winner titles. Moreover, he was awarded Eurobasket.com All-Bulgarian League Bosman Player of the Year -17 and was selected to Eurobasket.com FIBA Europe Cup All-Europeans Team -17 and Eurobasket.com All-Bulgarian League 1st Team -17.