Age: 31

Height, weight: 6-9, 230 pounds

Nickname: AK47

Hometown: Izhevsk, Russia

NBA career: Utah (2001-2011). He was an All-Star in 2004 and made the NBA all-defensive team three times.

NBA averages: 12.4 points, 5.6 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 1.4 steals, two blocks per game.

Last season: Played for CSKA Moscow and was the Euroleague MVP.

Russian star: Kirilenko carried the country's flag at the Opening Ceremony of the 2008 Olympics.

Contract: Two years, $20 million.

Family: Wife Masha, a former Russian pop singer whose father was a star basketball player. Sons Fedya, 10, and Stepna, 5.