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Bojan Popović

Bojan Popović
No. 40 –
Position Point guard
League Bulgarian League
Personal information
Born (1983-02-13) February 13, 1983 (age 31)
Belgrade, Serbia
Nationality Serbian
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
Pro playing career 2001–present
Career history
2001–2005 FMP Železnik
2005–2007 Dynamo Moscow
2007–2008 Unicaja Malaga
2008–2009 San Sebastian Bruesa
2009–2010 Lietuvos Rytas
2010 Efes Pilsen
2010–2011 Cajasol Sevilla
2011 Meridiano Alicante
2011–2012 Crvena zvezda
2013–present Lukoil Academic

Bojan Popović (Serbian: Бојан Поповић; born February 13, 1983) is a Serbian professional basketball player. He is a 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) tall point guard. He currently plays for PBC Lukoil Academic in Bulgaria.

Professional career

Popović is a product of FMP's youth system. After spending four years as a professional at the club from Belgrade's suburb of Železnik, winning one Serbian Cup and Adriatic League trophy, he spent four years playing in Russia and Spain, two with Dynamo Moscow, and one each with Unicaja Malaga and San Sebastian Bruesa.

Popović signed with Lietuvos Rytas in 2009. On November 2, 2009, Popovic won the Euroleague MVP award for the month of October.[1] On 19 January 2010, he signed with Efes Pilsen.[2]

On 25 August 2010, Popovic signed a one-year contract with KK Partizan.[3] However, Partizan broke the contract only 20 days after signing it, because "he did not fit in the concept of playing". On November 22, 2010 he signed a three-month contract with Cajasol Sevilla in Spain.[4] In March 2011 he signed with Meridiano Alicante until the end of the season.[5]

On October 12, 2011 he signed a one-year contract with Red Star Belgrade.[6]

In January 2013 he signed with Bulgarian team PBC Lukoil Academic until the end of season.[7]

Serbian national team

Popović has also been a member of the senior men's Serbian national team. He played at the EuroBasket 2009, where he won the silver medal.

References

External links

  • Adriatic Basketball League Profile
  • Basketpedya.com Profile
  • ACB.com Profile
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Serbia and Montenegro Goran Jeretin
Most Valuable Player of
Kup Radivoja Koraća

2005
Succeeded by
Serbia and Montenegro Goran Jeretin
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