Slava Medvedenko Net Worth

Former power forward for the LA Lakers and the Atlanta Hawks, Slava Medvedenko, has a net worth of approximately $1.1 million.

Slava recently auctioned his two championship rings in support of his home country Ukraine, in the face of the Russian invasion.

Slava was born on April 4, 1979.

Slava played with the Atlanta Hawks and the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA as a power forward.

The 43- year old had quit basketball to launch a political career in his home country, Ukraine.

He became an electoral for the Kyiv City Council of the party Voice in the 2020 Kyiv local election. Unfortunately, the party was only able to win 9 seats.

Slava Medvedenko NBA Career

Slava joined the Los Angeles Lakers in 2000 with great shooting skills.

He made his breakthrough during the 2003–04 season with his scoring and rebounding averages.

He later sustained a knee injury which kept him out of the game for a while and after then, he underwent a lower back surgery, making him to miss almost the entire 2006 season.

He received a waiver on health grounds and upon recovery was signed by the Atlanta Hawks in December 2006, for a contract worth $600,000. He played with the Hawks for the rest of the season.

While he was with the Lakers, he played six seasons, including their 2000-01 and 2001-02 championship teams which featured the likes of late Kobe Bryant and Shaq O’Neal.

He had recorded an average of 5.3 points, 2.8 rebounds, 0.5 assists, and 0.2 blocks in seven seasons, six with the Lakers and the last with the Atlanta Hawks.