|Born||22 March 1919|
Moscow, RSFSR, Soviet Union
|Died||28 February 2005 (aged 85)|
|Nationality||Soviet / Russian|
|Listed height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|1940, 1944-1949||CSKA Moscow|
|1976-1984||Spartak Moscow Women|
|Career highlights and awards|
As head coach:
Alekseev played club basketball with the Soviet clubs Lokomotiv Moscow, CSKA Moscow, where he was the team's captain, and VVS Moscow. He won three USSR League championships, in the years 1939, 1945, and 1952.
Alekseev was the captain of the senior Soviet Union national basketball team. He played with the USSR at the EuroBasket 1947, where he won a gold medal, and averaged 10.2 points per game. He was subsequently named an Honored Master of Sports of the USSR.
After his basketball playing career ended, Alekseev began working as a basketball coach, in 1953. As the head coach of CSKA Moscow, he won 6 USSR League championships, and two FIBA European Champions Cups (now called EuroLeague) titles, in 1961 and 1963, while also leading CSKA to the EuroLeague Finals in 1965. He was also the head coach of Dynamo Moscow.
He also worked as an assistant coach of the senior Soviet Union national basketball team. He was an assistant coach on the Soviet Union team that won a silver medal at the 1960 Summer Olympics. He was subsequently named a Merited Coach of the USSR. He was also an assistant coach with the Soviet Union, when they won the gold medal at the EuroBasket 1961.