Boriša Simanić

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Boriša Simanić
Simanic1.jpg
Simanić with Crvena zvezda juniors in March 2015.
No. 22 – Crvena zvezda mts
PositionPower forward
LeagueABA League
Basketball League of Serbia
Personal information
Born (1998-03-20) March 20, 1998 (age 21)
Ljubovija, Serbia, FR Yugoslavia
NationalitySerbia
Listed height2.09 m (6 ft 10 12 in)
Listed weight95 kg (209 lb)
Career information
Playing career2014–present
Career history
2014–presentCrvena zvezda
2014–2015
2017–2018
FMP
Career highlights and awards

Boriša Simanić (Serbian Cyrillic: Бориша Симанић, born 20 March 1998) is a Serbian basketball player for Crvena zvezda mts of the Basketball League of Serbia and the ABA League.

Playing career[edit]

Boriša moved to Crvena zvezda's youth program in December 2013 from Budućnost Bijeljina,[1] making his senior team debut at Crvena zvezda during the 2015-16 season. He was named Most Valuable Player of the 2016 Euroleague Next Generation Tournament Finals in 2016.[2]

Simanić made his first EuroLeague appearance on October 22, 2015 in a 71–98 loss to Real Madrid, tallying ten points and four rebounds in 28 minutes of action.[3]

He was a member of the World Select Team that played in the Nike Hoop Summit in Portland, Oregon on April 7, 2017. Coming off the bench, Simanić recorded two points, two rebounds and two blocked shots in 10:17 minutes of play.[4]

In August 2017, he was once again loaned to FMP.[5] On June 26, 2019, Simanić signed a two-year extension for Crvena zvezda.[6]

National team career[edit]

He competed for the Serbian junior national teams at the 2013 under-16 European Championships,[7] winning a silver medal at the event. One year later, he received All-European Championships U16 Honorable Mention status (by eurobasket.com[8]) after averaging 10.2 points, 4.3 boards and 1.3 blocked shots a contest throughout the tournament in Latvia.[9]

In 2015, he represented the Serbian under-18 squad at the European Championships[10] and the under-19 team at the World Championships.[11]

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
2015–16 Crvena zvezda 7 0 7.5 .500 .286 1.000 1.0 .0 .1 .3 2.0 2.3
2016–17 Crvena zvezda 3 2 5.6 .200 .000 .000 1.0 .3 .0 .0 .7 -1.0
Career 10 2 7.0 .400 .222 1.000 1.0 .1 .1 .2 1.6 1.3

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Boriša Simanić u Crvenoj zvezdi" (in Serbian). kkcrvenazvezda.rs. 2 December 2013.
  2. ^ "U18 Crvena Zvezda forward Simanic named ANGT Finals MVP". ADIDAS Next Generation Tournament. Retrieved 2016-11-24.
  3. ^ "SIMANIC, BORISA - Welcome to EUROLEAGUE BASKETBALL". www.euroleaguebasketball.net. Retrieved 2016-11-24.
  4. ^ "LiveStats - USA vs World Select Team - Nike Hoop Summit". Retrieved 2017-04-08.
  5. ^ "Boriša Simanić u FMP". danas,rs (in Serbian). 31 August 2017. Retrieved 31 August 2017.
  6. ^ "Boriša Simanić u Zvezdi do 2021". novosti.rs. Retrieved 26 June 2019.
  7. ^ "Borisa Simanic | U16 European Championship Men (2013) | FIBA Europe". www.fibaeurope.com. Retrieved 2016-11-24.
  8. ^ "European Championships U16 Basketball, Teams, Scores, Stats, News, Standings - eurobasket.com". www.eurobasket.com. Retrieved 2016-11-24.
  9. ^ "Borisa Simanic profile, U16 European Championship Men 2014 | FIBA.COM". FIBA.COM. Retrieved 2016-11-24.
  10. ^ "Borisa Simanic | U18 Europe Championship Men - Division A". u18men.fibaeurope.com. Retrieved 2016-11-24.
  11. ^ "Borisa Simanic profile, FIBA U19 World Championship 2015 | FIBA.COM". FIBA.COM. Retrieved 2016-11-24.

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