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April 12, 2018
Nike New York Headquarters

Maria Alekseyevna Vadeeva

College/Country: Dynamo Kursk (Russia)
Position: Center
Height: 6'4
Birthdate: July 16, 1998
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Native of Moscow, Russia is draft eligible as she is set to turn 20 years of age this calendar year … Won EuroLeauge women’s title in 2017 with Dynamo Kursk. Spent current season playing for Dynamo alongside WNBA stars Nneka Ogwumike, Angel McCoughtry, Epiphanny Prince … Made her international debut at the 2013 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship in Bulgaria and made her senior international debut at EuroBasket Women 2015, at age 16 … Debuted professionally in 2014 with Spartak Moscow playing in the Russian Premier League and the EuroCup. and stayed with that club through 2016. At the FIBA U19 Women’s Basketball World Cup 2017 she led Russia to the title and was named MVP.