Oleksiy Pecherov was a professional basketball player from Ukraine who played in the National Basketball Association. The position of Center was assigned to him.
He gained the experience of playing in the NBA for a couple of seasons and during these he has adhered to Washington Wizards and the Minnesota Timberwolves. During the 2006 NBA draft, he was selected by Washington Wizards in the 1st round. He was the 18th pick and overall 18th pick. During the 2005-06 season, he was a member of Paris Basket Racing team and he played with this team at an international level.
Oleksiy Pecherov weighs 234 lbs and is 7 feet tall. His forte is the shooting stroke. He has displayed persistence for rebounding. He is an offensive danger out near the 3-point line and in the low post. During the NBA Summer League in the 2007 season, he had an average of 8.75 rebounds and 15.2 points.
Oleksiy Pecherov represented the Washington Wizards in the 2007-08 and 2008-09 seasons. In the NBA, he participated in 111 games, averaging 3.9 points per game, 2.4 rebounds and 0.2 assists.