Budivelnyk Kyiv (Superleague) tabbed 26-year old 206cm power forward Vadym Prokopenko, agency: BIG for new season. Prokopenko has played for the last two years at BC Odessa. In 40 Superleague games he averaged 7.2ppg and 3.7rpg last season.
He represented Ukraine at the World University Games in Napoli (Italy) two years ago. Prokopenko’s team won Silver and his stats at that event were 4 games: 6.8ppg, 3.5rpg, 3PT: 25.0%, FT: 83.3%.
He is a very experienced player. Prokopenko has played also professionally in Belarus (Borisfen), Serbia (KK Dynamic Vip Pay Beograd), Slovenia (Portoroz) and Ukraine (Dnipro and BC Kyiv).
Among many awards his team won Ukrainian Supercup in 2019. He was also voted to Eurobasket.com All-Belarusian League Bosman Player of the Year in 2019.