Unics Kazan added depth at the forward spot by signing former player Pavel Antipov to a two-year deal. Antipov arrives from Spartak St. Petersburg, where he played a limited role last season. Antipov played one season for the Unics’s junior team in 2005-06. He then moved to CSK VVS Samara for three years, signed for Spartak and played one year on loan with Nizhny Novgorod. Antipov has also been a regular with the Russian junior national teams. He starred with 21.7 points and 10 rebounds per game at the European Under-19 Championships in 2009.