Shoutvin, 23, appeared in 22 games this past season for the Israeli Super League runner-up Maccabi Ashdod, posting averages of 3.5 points and 1.6 rebounds in 9.8 minutes per game. He scored a career-high 14 points in 11 minutes on March 18, 2012 this past season against Bnei Hasharon. A member of the Israeli University National Team, Shoutvin tallied 10.9 points and 4.9 rebounds in eight games in 25.9 minutes during the 2011 World University Games held in Shenzhen, China.
The 6-foot-9 power forward / center had a productive 2010-11 season with Freiburg in Germany’s second division, averaging 10.4 points and 3.9 rebounds in 30 games. Shoutvin, who was born in Voroshilovgrad (Ukraine), has had brief stints with the 2009-10 championships Gilboa Galil, Maccabi Tel Aviv (2008-09), and Givat Shmuel (2008-09).
In 2007-08, Shoutvin starred for second division Beitar Binyamina under current Maccabi Bazan Haifa assistant coach Rami Hadar, tallying 16.4 points, 6.2 rebounds, 1.7 assists, 1.1 steals and 1.2 blocks (third best in the league). As a member of the Israeli U20 National Team, Shoutvin posted impressive numbers, averaging 17.9 points and 5.1 rebounds in eight games in the 2008 European Championship held in Riga (Latvia) and 13.2 points, 4.5 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 1 block in six games played in the 2009 European Championship held in Rhodos (Greece).