Bojan Dubljević

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Bojan Dubljević
Bojan Dubljević Valencia Basket Euroleague 20171102 (cropped).jpg
Dubljević with Valencia, in 2017.
No. 14 – Valencia Basket
PositionPower forward / Center
LeagueLiga ACB
EuroCup
Personal information
Born (1991-10-24) October 24, 1991 (age 27)
Nikšić, SR Montenegro, SFR Yugoslavia
NationalityMontenegrin
Listed height2.05 m (6 ft 9 in)
Listed weight115 kg (254 lb)
Career information
NBA draft2013 / Round: 2 / Pick: 59th overall
Selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves
Playing career2009–present
Career history
2009–2010Lovćen
2010–2012Budućnost
2012–presentValencia
Career highlights and awards

Bojan Dubljević (Serbian Cyrillic: Бојан Дубљевић; born 24 October 1991) is a Montenegrin professional basketball player for Valencia Basket of the Liga ACB. He also represents the senior Montenegrin national basketball team in national team competitions. Standing at 2.05 m (6 ft 8 ​34 in) tall[1] barefoot,[2] he plays at the power forward and center positions.

Professional career[edit]

Dubljević started his career in 2009, with Lovćen Cetinje, and he played from 2010 to 2012, with Budućnost Podgorica, before signing with the Liga ACB team Valencia Basket, on a three-year contract.[3] In his first season at Valencia, Dubljević was named the EuroCup 2012–13 season Rising Star of the Year.[4]

In June 2013, he extended his contract with Valencia Basket through the 2015–16 season. The contract included an NBA buyout clause, in the original amount of 1 million euros. The buyout amount, however, decreased to 200,000 euros in the summer of 2015.[5] In 2017, he won his first Liga ACB championship with Valencia, after beating Real Madrid 1–3 in the finals.

NBA draft rights[edit]

The Minnesota Timberwolves selected Dubljević in the 2013 NBA draft, at 59th overall.[6]

National team career[edit]

Dubljević played with the junior national teams of Montenegro, being a part of the All-Tournament team at the 2011 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship.[7] With the senior Montenegrin national basketball team, Dubljević played at the 2013 EuroBasket and the 2017 EuroBasket.

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
2014–15 Valencia 8 2 22.9 .511 .429 .917 4.1 .9 .9 .3 15.5 16.5
Career 8 2 22.9 .511 .429 .917 4.1 .9 .9 .3 15.5 16.5

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

Montenegrin junior national team[edit]

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ DUBLJEVIC, BOJAN HEIGHT: 2.05.
  2. ^ Height w/o Shoes 6' 8.5".
  3. ^ Valencia Basket llega a un acuerdo con el pívot Bojan Dubljevic por 3 años. ACB.com 20 June 2012 (in Spanish)
  4. ^ 2012-13 Eurocup Rising Star Trophy winner: Bojan Dubljevic, Valencia Basket.
  5. ^ Eurohoops.net Dubljevic’s new buy out, Joan and Fotis. Archived June 9, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ "Timberwolves draft Montenegrin F Bojan Dubljevic at pick No. 59". Minneapolis Star Tribune. June 27, 2013. Retrieved June 30, 2013.
  7. ^ MVP Mirotic Leads All Tournament Team. FIBA Europe. 24 July 2011

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