News / Mykolaiv inks Artem Chemyakin

MBC Mykolaiv (SL Favorit Sport) signed 31-year old domestic power forward Artem Chemyakin (208-104kg-84, agency: New Trend Agency). He has played for the last two seasons at Hoverla (Superleague). In 26 games he had 6.1ppg and 2.4rpg in 2013-14 season. He helped them to make it to the Ukrainian Cup Semifinals.
The previous (12-13) season Chemyakin played at Tobol (Higher League) in Kazakhstan. In 22 games he recorded just 2.0ppg and 1.4rpg in 2012-13 season.
In 11-12 season he played at Halychyna (Superleague). In 36 games he recorded 3.3ppg and 1.5rpg in 2011-12 season.
In 10-11 season Chemyakin was tested by Zaporizhya.
In the summer of 2010 he played at Sofia in U.S. semi-pro league Eurobasket S.League. In 34 ESL games he recorded 5.5ppg and 2.8rpg in 2010 season.
The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others Chemyakin's team made it to the Ukrainian Cup final in 2013. He was also voted Ukrainian Superleague All-Newcomers Team back in 2005.
Chemyakin was a member of Ukrainian U21 National Team in 2004.
He has played also professionally in Austria, Belarus (Tsmoki-Minsk) and Ukraine (Avantazh-Politekhnik and Sumykhimprom Sumy).
Chemyakin is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league on the market.

By Eurobasket Data Center