On This Date in NBA History: February 18, Andrei Kirilenko was Born


Feb 6, 2014; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Brooklyn Nets small forward Andrei Kirilenko (47) saves a ball against the San Antonio Spurs during the first half at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

1981 – Happy 33rd birthday to Brooklyn Nets small forward Andrei Kirilenko, who is in his 12th season in the league. He has been consistently one of the best defensive players of the last decade. His steal and block percentages are both in the top 10 among active players.

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