Aleksandar Cvetković

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Aleksandar Cvetković
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Cvetković with MZT
No. 4 – ICL Manresa
Position Point guard
League Liga ACB
Personal information
Born (1993-09-12) September 12, 1993 (age 23)
Belgrade, Serbia, FR Yugoslavia
Nationality Serbian
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight 165 lb (75 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2015 / Undrafted
Playing career 2010–present
Career history
2010–2015 Crvena zvezda
2013–2015 MZT Skopje
2015–2016 Partizan
2016–present ICL Manresa
Career highlights and awards

Aleksandar Cvetković (Serbian Cyrillic: Александар Цветковић, born September 12, 1993) is a Serbian professional basketball player for ICL Manresa of the Liga ACB.

Club career[edit]

Crvena zvezda[edit]

Cvetković with Crvena zvezda in 2013

Cvetković grew up with Crvena zvezda youth team. In 2010 he stepped into the first team under the guidance of head coach Mihailo Uvalin. In 2012 he competed at Nike Hoop Summit representing Serbia. Cvetković has named the 7th 2011 FIBA Europe Young Player of the Year in February 2011.[1][2] On 21 November 2012, Cvetković has played his most efficient game in the 2012–13 Eurocup against Dinamo Sassari, where he scored 9 points.[3] On 24 October 2013, he made his debut for Crvena zvezda in Euroleague against Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv.[4] On 20 December 2013 against Lietuvos rytas in the last round of regular season in Euroleague, Cvetković has scored 4 points for almost seven minutes on the court.[5] Cvetković scored 8 points for the Crvena zvezda, against Radnički Kragujevac in the third round of ABA League and that is his most efficient game in the half-season league for Crvena zvezda in ABA League.[6]

Cvetković has not chested the starting line-up in the Crvena zvezda, so is on the winter of 2014 he went on a loan in MZT Skopje by the end of the season. In the summer of 2015, Cvetković moved to the test in Valencia.[7] Cvetković has played several friendly matches where he was solid but did not pass the test, so in September he left the preparation in Valencia.[8]

MZT Skopje[edit]

On 27 December 2013, due to his dissatisfaction over playing time, the 20-year-old was sent on loan to MZT Skopje until the end of the 2014-15 season.[9] On 3 January 2014, Cvetković made his debut in ABA League for MZT scoring 10 in 73–63 home win against Szolnoki Olaj.[10] On 1 March 2014, he was top scorer with 13 points in his team in away victory 65-79, against Igokea.[11] Cvetković was the best in his team against Cibona in Zagreb and was close to reach triple-double with achieved 17 points, he also had 10 rebounds and 8 assists.[12] After match, Cvetković was voted of mvp of 23. round of ABA League.[13] Counting only games in MZT, Cvetković in 12 games played he averaged 8 points, 2.3 assists and 3.1 rebounds per game in the ABA League.[14]

Partizan[edit]

On 29 September 2015, he signed with Partizan Belgrade.[15] He was given the number 4 shirt that previously carried Milenko Tepić. He made his debut for Partizan on 2 October 2015, against Metalac in the first round of the ABA League and was most efficient in his team with 13 points.[16] On 16 January 2016, against Krka, Cvetković was the most efficient player in that match with 21 points, 3 rebounds and 7 assist in the victory of his team's 70–75.[17] After the game he is declared for the MVP of 20th round of the ABA League with 42 efficiency.[18] On 25 January 2016, in the eternal derby against Crvena zvezda and his former club, he scored 16 points and had 3 rebounds and 3 assists in the big victory of his team's 86–81.[19][20] During the 2015–16 season, in 23 games he averaged 10.3 points, 2.4 rebounds and 3.3 assists in ABA League.[21]

Manresa[edit]

On July 26, 2016, Cvetković signed a one-year contract with Spanish club ICL Manresa.[22]

International career[edit]

2009 Under-16 European Championship 2009[edit]

In the first match of the tournament, Cvetković has scored 12 points and had 3 rebounds and 5 assists in his team's defeat of the France.[23] Cvetković played his best game of the tournament against Spain in the semifinals where he scored 24 points and had 7 rebounds in the defeat of his team's 75–88.[24] Cvetković scored double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds against Poland in a match for third place.[25] Cvetković as one of the best players of Serbia and as her captain won a bronze medal at the 2009 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship in Lithuania.[26] In 9 games played on the tournament, Cvetković has averaged was 14.6 points, 4.8 rebounds and 2.4 assists.[27]

2011 Under-19 World Championship[edit]

On 30 June 2011 in the first match of the group stage against China, Cvetković was the most efficient player of his team with 20 scored points, 3 rebounds and 6 assists in the victory of his team's 73–78.[28] A day later against United States, he also was the most effective player in this match with 20 scored points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists.[29] On 2 July 2011 against Egypt, Cvetković has played his best game of the tournament, where he scored 24 points with 4 rebounds and 3 assists in the victory of his team's 85–67.[30] In the final Serbia was lost to Latvia 67–85 and cvetkovic also played well and score 11 points, 5 rebounds, 1 assist.[31] Aleksandar Cvetković has played 9 games in the tournament and only on 2 matches he had single digit points. In 9 games played on the tournament, he has averaged was 14.4 points, 3.8 rebounds and 2.7 assists.[32] After the tournament he was named All–Star Five.[33]

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: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.

Euroleague[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2013–14 Crvena zvezda 3 0 3.54 100% 0.3 1 1 0 1.3 2

Domestic leagues[edit]

Season Team League GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2010–11 Crvena zvezda ABA League 16 15.5 .653 .205 .370 1.5 1.1 0.8 .0 3.4
2011–12 13 8.3 .516 .478 .750 1 1.2 0.2 .0 3.2
2012–13 24 8.8 .481 .384 .667 1.1 1 0.5 .0 3
2013–14 10 7.8 .540 .381 .938 1.0 1.5 0.2 .0 2.3
2013–14 MZT Skopje 12 22.2 .520 .373 .765 3.1 2.5 1.3 .0 8.1
2014–15 26 24.7 .520 .373 .765 3.5 4.1 1.4 .0 8.7
2015–16 KK Partizan 23 22.8 .461 .403 .831 2.4 3.3 1.3 .0 10.3

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Valančijunas najbolji mladi košarkaš Evrope, Cvetković sedmi". blic.rs (in Serbian). 13 February 2011. Retrieved 9 February 2016. 
  3. ^ Crvena zvezda Telekom Belgrade - Dinamo Banco di Sardegna Sassari
  4. ^ "Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv–Crvena zvezda Telekom Belgrade 96–82". Euroleague.net. Retrieved 26 January 2016. 
  5. ^ "Lietuvos rytas–Crvena zvezda Telekom Belgrade 75–99". Euroleague.net. Retrieved 26 January 2016. 
  6. ^ "Ništa od derbija: Zvezda zasijala protiv Radničkog i nanela mu težak poraz!" (in Serbian). blic.rs. Retrieved 26 January 2016. 
  7. ^ "Bivši Zvezdin plejmejker na probi u Valensiji" (in Serbian). blic.rs. Retrieved 26 January 2016. 
  8. ^ "Bivši Zvezdin plej napustio Valensiju" (in Serbian). blic.rs. Retrieved 26 January 2016. 
  9. ^ "Cvetković na pozajmici u MZT-u" (in Serbian). kkcrvenazvezda.rs. Archived from the original on December 28, 2013. Retrieved 27 December 2013. 
  10. ^ "Cvetković debitovao za MZT" (in Serbian). mvp.rs. Retrieved 27 December 2013. 
  11. ^ "Igokea Aleksandrovac MZT Skopje Aerodrom 65-79" (in Serbian). abaliga.com. Retrieved 26 January 2016. 
  12. ^ "Cibona Zagreb MZT Skopje Aerodrom 93-90" (in Serbian). abaliga.com. Retrieved 26 January 2016. 
  13. ^ "Cvetković MVP kola". mvp.rs (in Serbian). Retrieved 26 January 2016. 
  14. ^ "Aleksandar Cvetković". abaliga.com (in Serbian). Retrieved 26 January 2016. 
  15. ^ "Kosta Perović, Aleksandar Cvetković i Andrej Magdevski ponovo zadužili crno-belu opremu". kkpartizan.rs (in Serbian). 29 September 2015. Retrieved 30 September 2015. 
  16. ^ "Istorijska pobeda Metalca! Partizan prvi put poražen! (VIDEO)". telegraf.rs (in Serbian). 2 October 2015. Retrieved 9 February 2016. 
  17. ^ "Partizan pobedio u gostima!". mondo.rs (in Serbian). 16 January 2016. Retrieved 9 February 2016. 
  18. ^ "Cvetković podigao letvicu pred derbi". mondo.rs (in Serbian). 16 January 2016. Retrieved 9 February 2016. 
  19. ^ "Energični crno-beli stigli do važne pobede". kkpartizan.rs (in Serbian). 25 January 2016. Retrieved 9 February 2016. 
  20. ^ "Nikad ne otpisuj crno-bele! Džiletov Partizan omađijao i Zvezdu (VIDEO)". mozzartsport.com (in Serbian). 25 January 2016. Retrieved 9 February 2016. 
  21. ^ "Aleksandar Cvetković". aba-liga.com. Retrieved 24 April 2016. 
  22. ^ "L’ICL Manresa ja té nou director de joc: Aleksandar Cvetkovic". basquetmanresa.com (in Spanish). 26 July 2016. Retrieved 26 July 2016. 
  23. ^ "Serbia - France". fibaeurope.com. 6 August 2009. Retrieved 9 February 2016. 
  24. ^ "Serbia - Spain". fibaeurope.com. 15 August 2009. Retrieved 9 February 2016. 
  25. ^ "Serbia - Poland". fibaeurope.com. 16 August 2009. Retrieved 9 February 2016. 
  26. ^ "Cvetković: Ja sam budući plejmejker Crvene zvezde". Press Online (in Serbian). 19 August 2009. Retrieved 9 February 2016. 
  27. ^ "Aleksandar Cvetković". Press Online. 19 August 2009. Retrieved 9 February 2016. 
  28. ^ China 73–78 Serbia
  29. ^ Serbia 78–80 United States
  30. ^ Serbia 85–67 Egypt
  31. ^ LTU–Lithuania claim gold
  32. ^ "Aleksandar Cvetković profile". fiba.com. 19 August 2009. Retrieved 9 February 2016. 
  33. ^ "FIBAU19 All-Star Five". fiba.com. 10 July 2011. Retrieved 9 February 2016. 

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