Zoran Erceg

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Zoran Erceg
Зоран Ерцег
Zoran Erceg.JPG
Erceg with the Galatasaray Liv Hospital.
No. 4 – Galatasaray Liv Hospital Istanbul
Position Power forward
League Turkish Basketball League
Euroleague
Personal information
Born (1985-01-11) January 11, 1985 (age 29)
Pakrac, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Serbian
Listed height 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight 247 lb (112 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2007 / Undrafted
Pro playing career 2002–present
Career history
2002–2003 Polet Keramika Novi Bečej
2003–2006 FMP Železnik
2006 Borac Čačak
2006–2008 FMP Železnik
2008–2011 Olympiacos Piraeus
2009–2010 Panionios
2011–2012 Beşiktaş
2012–2013 CSKA Moscow
2013–present Galatasaray Liv Hospital
Career highlights and awards

Zoran Erceg (Serbian Cyrillic: Зоран Ерцег; born January 11, 1985) is a Serbian professional basketball player for Galatasaray Liv Hospital of the Turkish Basketball League. He also represented the Serbian national basketball team internationally. He plays the power forward position.

Professional career[edit]

Erceg played with Polet Keramika Novi Bečej, FMP Železnik and Borac Čačak at the pro club level before he signed a 5-year contract with Olympiacos Piraeus in June 2008.[1] In December 2009, Erceg was loaned to Panionios for the rest of the 2009–10 season.[2] In August 2011, he signed a one-year deal with Beşiktaş of Turkey.[3]

On June 29, 2012, he signed a three-year contract with CSKA Moscow of the Russian League.[4] Despite having a three-year contract, Erceg terminated it and signed with Galatasaray Liv Hospital in July of 2013.[5] In April Euroleague game overtime loss against his former team CSKA Moscow, he set career-high and also team record 35 points, while also adding 9 rebounds and 2 steals.[6]

Serbian national team[edit]

Erceg played with the senior Serbian national basketball team at the EuroBasket 2007.

Euroleague 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
Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2008–09 Olympiacos 20 1 11.8 .583 .445 .559 2.1 .3 .5 .1 5.0 4.5
2010–11 Olympiacos 16 4 17.8 .413 .297 .875 3.1 .5 .4 .4 5.9 5.7
2012–13 CSKA 15 5 14.4 .457 .375 .917 2.5 .5 .7 .1 6.2 6.5
2013–14 Galatasaray 25 23 27.5 .400 .333 .925 4.9 1.6 .6 .2 11.2 13.2
Career 76 33 20.1 .452 .354 .793 3.4 .8 .5 .2 7.4 8.0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "B92: Erceg u Olimpijakosu". B92.net (in Serbian). June 12, 2008. Retrieved June 19, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Zoran Erceg to Panionios". Sportando.com. December 4, 2009. Retrieved June 19, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Besiktas signs Zoran Erceg". Sportando.com. September 6, 2011. Retrieved June 19, 2014. 
  4. ^ "CSKA MOSCOW signs big man Erceg". Euroleague.net. June 29, 2012. Retrieved June 19, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Zoran Erceg leaves CSKA Moscow, set to join Galatasaray". Sportando. Retrieved 26 July 2013. 
  6. ^ "Top 16, Round 13 bwin MVP: Dimitris Diamantidis, Panathinaikos Athens". euroleague.net. Retrieved 6 April 2014. 

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