The Utah Jazz drafted a Russian forward by the name of Andrei Kirilenko back in 1999 with the No. 24 selection in the first round. Fast forward to 2014 and once again they may take a Russian big man with the initials A.K. in the June 26 draft. The 2014 A.K. is center Artem Klimenko.
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