Dec 31, 2011, 4:56 PM EDT
Teams looking for a little boost along the front line will not be getting an AK47.
Kirilenko will join up with his CSKA Moscow teammates on January 3rd, after failing to agree terms with the NBA teams that he and his party have spoken to.
This news will certainly make other Euroleague teams stand-up and take notice even more. CSKA are currently the only unbeaten side in the competition and head into the Top 16 as favourites to win Europe’s biggest club competition prize.
Kirilenko had been battling a shoulder injury but apparently has recovered. He had been voted the EuroLeague player of the month in October as he looked sharp for CSKA averaging 13.8 points per game.
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