Alen Omić

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Alen Omić
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Joventut Badalona
PositionCenter
LeagueSpanish League
Personal information
Born (1992-05-06) May 6, 1992 (age 27)
Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
NationalitySlovenian / Bosnian
Listed height7 ft 1 in (2.16 m)
Listed weight240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
NBA draft2012 / Undrafted
Playing career2009–present
Career history
2009–2012Zlatorog
2012–2015Olimpija
2015–2016Gran Canaria
2016–2017Anadolu Efes
2017Málaga
2017–2018Hapoel Jerusalem
2018Crvena zvezda
2018Budućnost
2019Olimpia Milano
2019–presentJoventut
Career highlights and awards

Alen Omić (born May 6, 1992) is a Bosnian-born Slovenian professional basketball player for Joventut Badalona of the Liga ACB.

Professional career[edit]

Omić started playing professional basketball for Zlatorog Laško. In 2009, he signed with Zlatorog and stayed with the club for three seasons until 2012.

On August 30, 2012, Omić signed a four-year deal with Union Olimpija.[1]

In July 2014, Omić joined the Brooklyn Nets for the 2014 NBA Summer League.[2] He returned to the Summer League the following year, for the Denver Nuggets.

On August 1, 2015, Omić signed a two-year deal with Gran Canaria.[3] He made a good impression with Gran Canaria right from the start, and was named to the season's All-EuroCup First Team.

On June 28, 2016, Omić signed a two-year deal with Turkish club Anadolu Efes.[4] On January 16, 2017, he left Efes, and signed with Spanish club Unicaja, for the rest of the season.[5] In April 2017, he won the EuroCup with Unicaja after beating Valencia Basket in the Finals.[6]

On July 28, 2017, Omić signed with Israeli club Hapoel Jerusalem for the 2017–18 season. [7] On January 20, 2018, he left Hapoel and signed with Serbian club Crvena zvezda for the rest of the season.[8]

On January 2, 2019, he signed with Olimpia Milano for the rest of the season.[9]

On June 24, 2019 he has signed with Joventut Badalona of the Liga ACB.[10]

International career[edit]

Omić made his debut for the senior Slovenian national team at the 2014 FIBA World Cup.[11] He also represented Slovenia at the EuroBasket 2015, where they were eliminated by Latvia in the tournament's eighth finals.[12][13]

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
2012–13 Union Olimpija 10 0 12.5 .416 .000 .625 3.8 .1 .1 .3 5.0 5.8
2016–17 Anadolu Efes 17 1 8.1 .555 .000 .375 1.5 .4 .2 .2 2.9 2.4
2017–18 Crvena zvezda 11 0 17.3 .704 .000 .516 3.9 .8 .2 .2 8.4 10.7
Career
38 1 12.1 .577 .000 .532 2.6 .4 .2 .1 5.1 5.7

EuroCup[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2013–14 Union Olimpija 16 12 22.6 .596 .000 .617 5.3 .4 .3 1.1 9.3 12.4
2014–15 Union Olimpija 15 11 24.5 .538 .000 .661 7.0 1.2 .7 .7 12.0 16.2
2015–16 Gran Canaria 21 13 24.3 .633 .000 .640 7.6 1.4 .4 .2 14.0 19.2
2016–17 Unicaja 11 5 20.2 .542 .000 .462 5.5 .6 .3 .3 6.4 9.7
Career 63 41 23.1 .590 .000 .613 6.5 1.0 .4 .6 11.0 15.3

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Union Olimpija Ljubljana signs youngster Alen Omic". Sportando.com. August 30, 2012. Archived from the original on July 14, 2014. Retrieved March 26, 2014.
  2. ^ "Brooklyn Nets Announce Summer League Roster". NBA.com. July 1, 2014. Retrieved July 1, 2014.
  3. ^ "Omić two years in Gran Canaria". Abaliga.com. 1 August 2015. Archived from the original on 3 August 2015. Retrieved 1 August 2015.
  4. ^ "Anadolu Efes bulks up with All-Eurocup center Omic". Euroleague.net. 28 June 2016. Retrieved 28 June 2016.
  5. ^ "Unicaja gets All-EuroCup center Omic". Eurocupbasketball.com. 16 January 2017. Retrieved 16 January 2017.
  6. ^ "7DAYS EuroCup Finals, Game 3: Unicaja Malaga is the champion!". Eurocupbasketball.com. 5 April 2017. Retrieved 6 April 2017.
  7. ^ "Hapoel Jerusalem lands EuroCup champion Omic". Eurocupbasketball.com. July 28, 2017. Retrieved July 28, 2017.
  8. ^ "Alen Omić novi centar Crvene zvezde mts!". kkcrvenazvezda.rs (in Serbian). 20 January 2018. Retrieved 20 January 2018.
  9. ^ "ALEN OMIĆ VIŠE NIJE ČLAN KK BUDUĆNOST VOLI". kkbuducnost.me (in Serbian). 2 January 2019. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  10. ^ "Alen Omic signs with Badalona". Sportando. June 20, 2019. Retrieved June 25, 2019.
  11. ^ "SLO - Zdovc bolsters squad with 'B' team standouts". FIBA.com. July 15, 2014. Retrieved July 15, 2014.
  12. ^ "SLOVENIA MAKE LAST CUT BEFORE ZAGREB TRIP". 3 September 2015. Archived from the original on 2015-09-12. Retrieved 12 September 2015.
  13. ^ "STRELNIEKS STEERS LATVIA INTO LAST EIGHT". eurobasket2015.org. 12 September 2015. Archived from the original on 2015-09-13. Retrieved 12 September 2015.

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