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Uroš Tripković

 

Uroš Tripković

Uroš Tripković
Serbian national team
Position Shooting guard
League Italian League
Personal information
Born (1986-09-11) September 11, 1986 (age 27)
Čačak, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Serbian
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2008 / Undrafted
Pro playing career 2002–present
Career history
2002-2009 Partizan
2009-2010 DKV Joventut
2010-2012 Unicaja Málaga
2012 CB Valladolid
2012–2013 Fenerbahçe Ülker
2013–present Vanoli Cremona

Uroš Tripković (Serbian Cyrillic: Урош Трипковић; born September 11, 1986) is a Serbian professional basketball player for Vanoli Cremona of the Italian League. He plays as a shooting guard and is known as a good 3-point shooter.

Player profile

Tripković is a skilled guard and a prolific 3-point shooter. He is considered by many to be one of the best young guards in Europe. He is a natural scorer with a great release on his jump shots and very good shooting mechanics. He is also an excellent free throw shooter. He played the point guard position when he was younger, but now considers shooting guard as his main position.

Professional career

Tripković began his professional career in 2002 with KK Partizan. In 2009, he moved to the Liga ACB side DKV Joventut.[1] For the 2010–11 season he moved to Unicaja Málaga.[2] On January 5, 2012, he part ways with the club and became free agent.[3]

In September 2012, after more than half year of not playing for anyone, Tripković started talks with the Italian club Virtus Bologna, but few days after negotiations have been broken down.[4][5] Finally, he signed a contract with Spanish club CB Valladolid.[6]

On December 24, 2012, he signed a contract with Fenerbahçe Ülker until the end of the 2013-14 season.[7] On October 30, 2013, he signed with Vanoli Cremona.[8]

Honors

Euroleague career statistics

|- | style="text-align:left;"| 2002–03 | style="text-align:left;"| Partizan | 3 || 0 || 1.7 || .000 || .000 || .000 || .3 || .0 || .0 || .0 || .0 || - .7 |- | style="text-align:left;"| 2003–04 | style="text-align:left;"| Partizan | 1 || 0 || 2.0 || .000 || .000 || .000 || 2.0 || .0 || .0 || .0 || .0 || .0 |- | style="text-align:left;"| 2004–05 | style="text-align:left;"| Partizan | 14 || 7 || 26.2 || .362 || .355 || .969 || 1.3 || 1.4 || 1.0 || .0 || 10.7 || 4.7 |- | style="text-align:left;"| 2005–06 | style="text-align:left;"| Partizan | 12 || 11 || 28.3 || .336 || .286 || .650 || 1.3 || 1.9 || 1.3 || .1 || 10.3 || 3.3 |- | style="text-align:left;"| 2006–07 | style="text-align:left;"| Partizan | 19 || 14 || 25.1 || .385 || .347 || .794 || 2.1 || 1.2 || 1.0 || .0 || 10.0 || 4.6 |- | style="text-align:left;"| 2007–08 | style="text-align:left;"| Partizan | 23 || 9 || 18.8 || .363 || .314 || .783 || 1.8 || 1.0 || .2 || .0 || 7.1 || 1.7 |- | style="text-align:left;"| 2008–09 | style="text-align:left;"| Partizan | 19 || 2 || 23.3 || .359 || .387 || .811 || 1.7 || .7 || .4 || .0 || 10.1 || 4.1 |- | style="text-align:left;"| 2010–11 | style="text-align:left;"| Unicaja | 15 || 4 || 17.9 || .413 || .397 || .917 || 1.5 || 1.1 || .7 || .0 || 8.1 || 5.4 |- | style="text-align:left;"| 2012–13 | style="text-align:left;"| Fenerbahçe Ülker | 7 || 1 || 10.8 || .346 || .429 || 1.000 || .7 || .7 || .4 || .0 || 4.3 || 1.3 |- class="sortbottom" | style="text-align:left;"| Career | style="text-align:left;"| | 113 || 48 || 21.3 || .367 || .349 || .829 || 1.6 || 1.1 || .7 || .0 || 8.6 || 3.5 |}

Serbian national team

Tripković has been a member of the senior men's Serbia and Montenegro national basketball team at the 2006 FIBA World Championship. After missing the EuroBasket 2007 due to injuries, he won the silver medal at the EuroBasket 2009 with the Serbian national basketball team. He skipped the 2010 FIBA World Championship due to foot injury.

Honors

Partizan

  • 7 Serbian Championships: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
  • 2 Serbian Cups: 2008, 2009
  • 3 Adriatic Championships: 2007, 2008, 2009

References

External links

  • Euroleague.net Profile
  • Draftexpress.com Profile
  • NBA.com Draft Profile
  • FIBA 2006 World Championship Profile
  • TBLStat.net Profile
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