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Bojan Bogdanović

Bojan Bogdanović
Bogdanović with the Fenerbahçe
No. 44 – Brooklyn Nets
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
League NBA
Personal information
Born (1989-04-18) April 18, 1989
Mostar, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina,
SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Croatian
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 216 lb (98 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2011 / Round: 2 / Pick: 31st overall
Selected by the Miami Heat
Pro career 2004–present
Career history
2004–2005 Zrinjski Mostar
2005–2009 Real Madrid
2005–2006 →Zrinjski Mostar
2008–2009 Murcia
2009–2011 Cibona Zagreb
2011–2014 Fenerbahçe Ülker
2014–present Brooklyn Nets
Career highlights and awards
Stats at NBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Bojan Bogdanović (born April 18, 1989) is a Croatian professional basketball player who currently plays for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He also represents the Croatian national basketball team. Standing at 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in), he plays at the shooting guard and small forward positions. He was selected by the Miami Heat with the 31st overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft.

Professional career

Early years

Born in Mostar, Bogdanović started his basketball career in 2004 with his hometown club Zrinjski Mostar where he played for one season. In 2005, he signed a five-year deal with Real Madrid, but was loaned back to Zrinjski Mostar for the 2005–06 season. In 2006–07 and 2007–08, he played for Real Madrid's junior team. In 2008, he was loaned to CB Murcia for the 2008–09 season. In January 2009, he re-joined Real Madrid's junior team. Following the 2008–09, he parted ways with Real Madrid.[1]

Cibona Zagreb

In August 2009, Bogdanović signed a four-year deal with Cibona Zagreb.[1] In July 2010, he signed a three-year contract extension with Cibona.[2] Following the 2010–11 season, he parted ways with Cibona.[3]

Fenerbahçe Ülker

On June 19, 2011, Bogdanović signed a multi-year deal with Fenerbahçe Ülker.[4] On June 23, 2011, he was selected with the 31st overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft by the Miami Heat. He was later traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves, and then again to the New Jersey Nets on draft night.[5][6]

In September 2012, Fenerbahçe confirmed Bogdanović would return for the 2012–13 season.[7] In July 2013, following a breakdown in negotiations with the Brooklyn Nets on a possible contract buy-out, Bogdanović announced he'd return to Fenerbahçe for the 2013–14 season.[8]

Brooklyn Nets

On July 22, 2014, Bogdanović signed with the Brooklyn Nets[9] to a reported three-year, $10 million contract.[10]

Career statistics

Note: Euroleague is not the only competition in which player participated for the team during the season.


Euroleague

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2007–08 Real Madrid 1 0 1.8 .000 .000 .000 .0 .0 .0 .0 .0 .0
2009–10 Cibona 15 3 23.3 .436 .387 .435 2.9 .5 .7 .1 8.1 6.4
2010–11 Cibona 10 10 35.5 .411 .309 .765 3.5 1.8 1.7 .2 18.0 15.3
2011–12 Fenerbahçe 16 7 24.3 .463 .411 .813 2.2 .7 .4 .2 13.0 11.3
2012–13 Fenerbahçe 21 16 28.3 .489 .405 .839 2.1 1.2 .6 .5 15.9 15.5
2013–14 Fenerbahçe 24 21 30.6 .468 .298 .817 2.4 1.9 .5 .4 14.8 12.3
Career 87 57 27.9 .459 .359 .787 2.5 1.2 .7 .3 13.8 12.1

International career

Bogdanović played for the Croatian U16 national team in 2005, the U18 team in 2006 and 2007, and the U20 team in 2009.

In 2010, he joined the Croatian national team for the 2010 FIBA World Championship.

In July 2012, Croatian national team head coach, Jasmin Repeša, kicked Bogdanović from the team for disciplinary reasons.[11] He re-joined Croatia for the 2013 EuroBasket and the 2014 FIBA World Cup.

References

  1. ^ a b Cibona bags young forward Bojan Bogdanovic
  2. ^ Cibona adds two, extends two
  3. ^ Bojan Bogdanovic to sign with Fenerbahce?
  4. ^ Fenerbahce announces Bogdanovic and Gist
  5. ^ "Wolves Complete Five Draft-Night Trades". NBA.com. June 24, 2011. Retrieved July 6, 2014. 
  6. ^ "NETS Acquire Draft Rights to Bojan Bogdanovic". NBA.com. June 24, 2011. Retrieved July 6, 2014. 
  7. ^ Pianigiani, Dincer: 'Bojan Bogdanovic will stay with us'
  8. ^ Zeljko Obradovic: 'Bojan Bogdanovic told me that he'll stay'
  9. ^ Brooklyn Nets Sign Bojan Bogdanovic
  10. ^ Nets agree to sign Bojan Bogdanovic to 3-year deal
  11. ^ "Bojan Bogdanovic kicked out of Croatian National Team". Sportando.com. July 29, 2012. Retrieved September 10, 2012. 

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from NBA.com, or Basketball-Reference.com
  • Bojan Bogdanović at draftexpress.com
  • Bojan Bogdanović at euroleague.net
  • Bojan Bogdanović at FIBA.com
  • Bojan Bogdanović at NBA.com
  • Bojan Bogdanović at tblstat.net
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