Branko Cvetković

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Branko Cvetković
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Cvetković with CB Girona in May 2008
Montakit Fuenlabrada
Position Small forward
League Liga ACB
Personal information
Born (1984-03-05) 5 March 1984 (age 30)
Gračanica, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Serbian
Listed height 6 ft 6.75 in (2.00 m)
Listed weight 225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2006 / Undrafted
Pro career 2001–present
Career history
2001–2004 Spartak Subotica
2004–2005 Borac Čačak
2005–2007 FMP Železnik
2007–2008 Girona
2008–2009 Panionios
2009 CAI Zaragoza
2009 FMP Železnik
2009–2010 Scavolini Pesaro
2010–2011 Donetsk
2011–2014 Astana
2015–present Montakit Fuenlabrada
Career highlights and awards

Branko Cvetković (born 5 March 1984) is a Serbian professional basketball player who currently plays for Montakit Fuenlabrada of the Liga ACB. He also represented the Serbian national basketball team internationally. He is 2.00 m (6 ft 6 ¾ in) tall and he weighs 102 kg (225 lb). He can play at either the shooting guard or small forward position, but he plays mainly as a small forward.

Professional career[edit]

Cvetković came up through youth systems at Spartak Subotica and Borac Čačak. After making a name for himself with the Serbian League club FMP Železnik by winning the Adriatic League championship in the 2005–06 season and the Serbian Cup in the 2006–07 season, he signed with CB Girona of the Spanish ACB League for the 2007–08 season. In Girona, he averaged 9.1 points per game in the Spanish League, and 10.1 points per game in the ULEB Cup league, where Girona progressed all the way to the league's final game.

On August 2, 2008, it was announced that Cvetković signed with the Greek Euroleague club Panionios[1] In April 2009 he joined the Spanish club CAI Zaragoza until the end of the season.[2] In November 2009 he signed open contract with his former club FMP Železnik,[3] but he played only 3 games and then signed with Scavolini Pesaro.[4] In August 2010, he signed with Ukrainian team Donetsk.[5]

In June 2011, he signed a one-year deal with Astana from Kazakhstan.[6] In April 2012, he re-signed with them for one more season.[7] In June 2013, he re-signed again with them for one more season.[8]

On February 7, 2015, Cvetković signed with Montakit Fuenlabrada of the Liga ACB.[9]

Serbian national basketball team[edit]

Cvetković was member of the Serbian national basketball team at the FIBA EuroBasket 2007.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cvetković potpisao za Panionios, B92, August 2, 2008.
  2. ^ "Cvetkovic joins Cai Zaragoza to replace injured Quinteros". Talkbasket.net. 22 April 2009. Retrieved 19 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Branko Cvetković ponovo u FMP Železniku". sport.blic.rs (in Serbian). 9 November 2011. Retrieved 19 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "BRANKO CVETKOVIC JOINED SCAVOLINI". Beobasket.com. 20 November 2009. Retrieved 19 August 2013. 
  5. ^ "Branko Cvetkovic moves to BC Donetsk". Sportando.net. 13 August 2010. Retrieved 19 August 2013. 
  6. ^ "Another big signing for Astana Tigers: Branko Cvetkovic". Sportando.net. 23 June 2011. Retrieved 19 August 2013. 
  7. ^ "BC Astana keep Branko Cvetkovic for next season too". Sportando.net. 2 April 2012. Retrieved 19 August 2013. 
  8. ^ "Jerry Johnson, Branko Cvetkovic re-sign with BC Astana". Sportando.net. 12 June 2013. Retrieved 19 August 2013. 
  9. ^ "Fuenlabrada signs Branko Cvetkovic". Sportando.net. 7 February 2015. Retrieved 7 February 2015. 

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