Bojan Bogdanović

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Not to be confused with Bogdan Bogdanović (basketball).
Bojan Bogdanović
Bojan Bogdanović'13.JPG
Bogdanović with the Fenerbahçe
No. 44 – Brooklyn Nets
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
League NBA
Personal information
Born (1989-04-18) April 18, 1989 (age 25)
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[edit]

Early years[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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 his decision to return to Fenerbahçe for the 2013–14 season.[8]

Brooklyn Nets[edit]

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

Career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high

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


Euroleague[edit]

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[edit]

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.

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