Oleksiy Pecherov is a professional basketball player from Ukraine who currently is engaged with Washington Wizards in the National Basketball Association. The position of Center has been assigned to him. He has gained the experience of playing in the NBA for a couple of seasons and during these he has adhered to Washington Wizards. 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 48 games wherein he played for 401 minutes. His free throw percentage was 0.675, field goal percentage was 0.348 and 3-point field goal percentage was 0.295. He accumulated 44 personal fouls, 160 points, 7 assists and 90 rebounds.