Ognjen Kuzmić

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Ognjen Kuzmić
No. 1 – Golden State Warriors
Position Center
League NBA
Personal information
Born (1990-05-16) May 16, 1990 (age 25)
Doboj, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Bosnian / Serbian
Listed height 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)
Listed weight 251 lb (114 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2012 / Round: 2 / Pick: 52nd overall
Selected by the Golden State Warriors
Pro career 2007–present
Career history
2007–2008 Borac Banja Luka (Bosnia)
2008–2010 Korihait (Finland)
2010 Lapuan Korikobrat (Finland)
2010–2011 Čelik Zenica (Bosnia)
2011–2013 Unicaja Málaga (Spain)
2011–2012 Clínicas Rincón Benahavís (Spain)
2012–2013 FIATC Joventut (Spain)
2013–present Golden State Warriors
2013–2015 Santa Cruz Warriors (D-League)
Career highlights and awards
  • NBA D-League champion (2015)
  • NBA D-League All-Defensive Third Team (2015)
Stats at NBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Ognjen Kuzmić (Serbian Cyrillic: Огњен Кузмић; born May 16, 1990) is a Serbian professional basketball player who plays for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Standing at 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m), he plays at the center position. He was selected with the 52nd overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft by the Golden State.

Professional career[edit]

Kuzmić started his senior career in Borac Banja Luka and the first basketball steps began in Findo Doboj. After one season, he left to play for Korihait in the Finnish league. In 2010, he returned to Bosnia to play for KK Čelik Zenica.

In 2011, he signed with Unicaja Málaga but played the 2011–12 season with farm team, Clínicas Rincón Benahavís of the Spanish Second League. He also played two games with Unicaja.

In 2012, Unicaja Málaga loaned him to Joventut Badalona.[1]

On September 27, 2013, he signed with the Golden State Warriors.[2] During his rookie and sophomore seasons, he has had multiple assignments with the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA Development League[3][4] earning a mention to the All-NBA Development League Defensive Third Team during his sophomore season[5] and winning on April 26, 2015, the D-League championship.[6]

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  Bold  Career high

NBA[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2013–14 Golden State 21 0 4.4 .385 .000 .455 1.0 .1 .1 .2 .7
2014–15 Golden State 16 0 4.5 .667 .000 1.000 1.1 .4 .1 .1 1.3
Career 37 0 4.4 .520 .000 .600 1.0 .2 .1 .1 .9

Playoffs[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2014 Golden State 3 0 2.7 .000 .000 .000 1.3 .0 .0 .0 .0
Career 3 0 2.7 .000 .000 .000 1.3 .0 .0 .0 .0

International career[edit]

Being a Bosnian Serb, Kuzmić was eligible to play for both Bosnia and Serbia. However, he refused to play for Bosnia before the European Championships of 2013,[7] stating he is willing to play for Serbia at the World Championships of 2014 in Spain.[8] He was on the training camp roster prior to 2014 FIBA World Cup, but injury has prevented him to play.

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