Branislav Đekić

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Branislav Đekić
Kumanovo
Position Power forward
League Macedonian League
Personal information
Born (1991-08-12) August 12, 1991 (age 27)
Ćuprija, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Serbian
Listed height 2.07 m (6 ft 9 in)
Listed weight 94 kg (207 lb)
Career information
NBA draft 2013 / Undrafted
Playing career 2009–present
Career history
2009–2013 Partizan
2011Mega Vizura
2013–2014 Strumica
2014–2015 Kumanovo
2015–2016 Zlatorog Laško
2016 OKK Beograd
2016–2017 Feni Industries
2018 Rogaška
2018–present Kumanovo
Career highlights and awards

Branislav Đekić (Serbian Cyrillic: Бранислав Ђекић; born August 12, 1991) is a Serbian professional basketball player who plays for Kumanovo of the Macedonian League. At 2.07 m (6 ft 9 12 in), he plays at the power forward position.

Professional career[edit]

Đekić started his basketball professional career in 2009, with KK Partizan. He played for Partizan for three years while one year he spent at Mega Vizura on loan.

On November 1, 2013, he signed a one-year contract with Strumica.[1] In his debut on November 3, he scored 14 points and grabbed 9 rebounds in a 72–66 win against Karpos Sokoli. He recorded his first double-double in his second competitive match for Strumica, against Liria with 23 points and 10 rebounds.

In November 2014, Đekić signed a contract with Kumanovo for the 2014–15 season.[2] In July 2015, he signed a one-year contract with the Slovenian club Zlatorog Laško.[3]

On November 22, 2016, he signed with Macedonian club Feni Industries for the 2016–17 season.[4]

On January 3, 2018, Đekić signed with Slovenian club Rogaška.[5]

On February 14, 2018, he returned to Kumanovo.[6]

National team career[edit]

With the junior national teams of Serbia, Đekić won the gold medal at the 2007 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship, the gold medal at the 2009 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship and the bronze medal at the 2006 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Branislav Đekić u Strumici". Novosti.rs (in Serbian). 1 November 2013. Retrieved 31 December 2013.
  2. ^ "Kumanovo 2009 signed Branislav Djekic". balkanleague.net. 25 November 2014. Retrieved 30 November 2014.
  3. ^ "Đekić prešao u Zlatorog". mvp.rs (in Serbian). 25 July 2015. Retrieved 26 July 2015.
  4. ^ "Ѓекиќ на местото на Павиќ". sportmedia.mk. Retrieved 22 November 2016.
  5. ^ "Rogaško okrepil Branislav Đekić". kkrogaska.si (in Slovenian). 3 January 2018. Retrieved 3 January 2018.
  6. ^ "Српско засилување за Куманово, пред Купот". basketball.mk. Retrieved 14 February 2018.

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