Branko Lazić

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Branko Lazić
Branko Lazić 10 KK Crvena zvezda 20171219.jpg
Lazić with Crvena zvezda in October 2017.
No. 10 – Crvena zvezda mts
Position Small forward / Shooting guard
League ABA League
Basketball League of Serbia
EuroCup
Personal information
Born (1989-01-12) January 12, 1989 (age 29)
Loznica, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Serbian
Listed height 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Listed weight 101 kg (223 lb)
Career information
NBA draft 2011 / Undrafted
Playing career 2007–present
Career history
2007–2011 FMP
2011–present Crvena zvezda
Career highlights and awards

Branko Lazić (Serbian Cyrillic: Бранко Лазић, pronounced [ˌbrǎːŋko ˈlǎːzit͜ɕ]; born January 12, 1989) is a Serbian professional basketball player and captain for Crvena zvezda of the ABA League and the EuroCup.

Professional career[edit]

Lazić started his professional career in 2007 with Belgrade-based FMP. He stayed with the club for four seasons until 2011.

In 2011, Lazić signed a one-year contract with Crvena zvezda. On August 10, 2012, he signed a three-year extension with Crvena zvezda.[1] On June 25, 2015, he signed a new two-year extension with Crvena zvezda.[2]

On February 7, 2017 he became third player with most appearances of all time for KK Crvena zvezda passing Vuk Radivojević and Dragiša Vučinić.[3]

On July 13, 2017, he signed a new two-year contract with the club and became team captain after departure of former team captain Luka Mitrović.[4]

National team career[edit]

In August 2017, head coach of the Serbia men's national basketball team Aleksandar Đorđević named Lazić as one of 12 players who represented Serbia at the EuroBasket 2017.[5] They won the silver medal, after losing in the final game to Slovenia.[6]

Career achievements[edit]

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 10 8 14.3 .474 .429 .833 1.3 .7 .1 .0 2.6 1.8
2014–15 19 13 17.8 .394 .345 .750 1.5 .7 .6 .1 3.9 2.7
2015–16 26 11 19.3 .430 .410 .875 1.3 1.0 .9 .0 4.3 2.9
2016–17 30 6 23.6 .467 .368 .571 2.2 .3 1.4 .1 4.4 4.0
2017–18 30 21 20.4 .324 .259 .944 2.0 .9 .8 .1 3.3 2.5
Career 115 59 20.1 .407 .342 .788 1.7 .7 .9 .1 3.8 2.9

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Red Star extends with five players". sportando.com. 10 August 2012. Retrieved 25 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Branko Lazić veran Zvezdi". b92.net (in Serbian). 25 June 2015. Retrieved 25 June 2015.
  3. ^ "Zvezda: Lazić treći u istoriji, Simonović na 250". B92.net (in Serbian). 8 February 2017. Retrieved 21 February 2017.
  4. ^ "Branku Laziću novi ugovor i kapitenska traka". b92.net (in Serbian). Retrieved 14 July 2017.
  5. ^ Šolak, Mladen. "Nedović i Kalinić ne idu na Eurobasket". Mondo Portal (in Serbian). Retrieved 13 September 2017.
  6. ^ "Slovenia overcome injuries to claim historic title in Dragic's swansong". FIBA.basketball. 17 September 2017. Retrieved 17 September 2017.

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