Edin Bavčić

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Edin Bavčić
No. 13 – Klosterneuburg Dukes
PositionPower forward
LeagueAustrian Bundesliga
Personal information
Born (1984-05-06) May 6, 1984 (age 35)
Foča, SR Bosnia-Herzegovina,
SFR Yugoslavia
NationalityBosnian
Listed height6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight242 lb (110 kg)
Career information
NBA draft2006 / Round: 2 / Pick: 56th overall
Selected by the Toronto Raptors
Playing career2003–present
Career history
2003–2004Bosna
2004Ilidža
2004–2008Bosna
2008–2009Kepez Belediyespor
2009Koln 99ers
2009–2010Union Olimpija
2010New Basket Brindisi
2010–2011Khimik Yuzhny
2011Aris Thessaloniki
2011Vanoli Cremona
2011–2012KAOD
2012Limoges CSP
2012–2014KAOD
2014–2015Sigal Prishtina
2015–2016Sopron
2016–2017Apollon Patras
2017–presentKlosterneuburg Dukes
Career highlights and awards

Edin Bavčić (born May 6, 1984) is a Bosnian professional basketball player for Klosterneuburg Dukes of the Austrian Bundesliga.

Professional career[edit]

Europe[edit]

Edin played for KK Bosna, which was the champion of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Basketball League in 2006.

At the beginning of the 2008–09 season, Bavčić joined TBL team Antalya Kepez Belediyesi but later in the season, he joined the Basketball Bundesliga team Köln 99ers. On June 10, 2009, he signed with Union Olimpija[1] where he averaged 11.4 points and 6.3 rebounds per game in the Slovenian league, 5.7 points in the Adriatic League and 5.2 points and 4 rebounds at the Euroleague.

In 2011, he joined Aris BC,[2] after having played for New Basket Brindisi, in Italy,[3] and BC Khimik, in Ukraine.

In August 2011, he signed a one-year contract with Vanoli Cremona,[4] however, they released him on December 6.[5] The next day, he signed with Greek team KAOD.[6]

On August 16, 2012, he signed with Limoges CSP[7] where he averaged 2.3 points and 2.1 rebounds in 7 games. On November 22, he was released by Limoges.[8] On December 4, he re-signed with KAOD.[9]

On September 2, 2014 he signed with Sigal Prishtina.[10]

On September 15, 2015, he signed with Sopron of the Hungarian League after averaging 17 points and 10 rebounds per game at Kosovo.[11]

On August 17, 2016, he signed with Apollon Patras of the Greek Basket League.[12]

On August 16, 2017, he signed with Klosterneuburg Dukes of the Austrian Bundesliga.[13]

NBA[edit]

On June 2006, he was selected by the Toronto Raptors with the 56th pick of the 2006 NBA draft.

On July 11, 2012, the New Orleans Hornets agreed to a three-team trade acquiring the rights for Bavčić, while sending Jarrett Jack to the Golden State Warriors and Darryl Watkins to the Philadelphia 76ers.[14]

On January 21, 2014, the New Orleans Pelicans traded Bavčić's rights to the Brooklyn Nets for Tyshawn Taylor.[15] On July 10, 2014, the Nets traded his rights to the Cleveland Cavaliers.[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Olimpija Lubiana inks two players". Sportando.com. 10 June 2009. Retrieved 16 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Aris officially announces Edin Bavcic". Sportando.com. 16 March 2011. Retrieved 16 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Enel Brindisi tabs Edin Bavcic". Sportando.com. 3 August 2010. Retrieved 16 September 2015.
  4. ^ "Vanoli Cremona lands Edin Bavcic". Sportando.com. 14 August 2011. Retrieved 16 September 2015.
  5. ^ "Vanoli Cremona released Edin Bavcic". Sportando.com. 6 December 2011. Retrieved 16 September 2015.
  6. ^ "Edin Bavcic inks with KAOD Drama". Sportando.com. 7 December 2011. Retrieved 16 September 2015.
  7. ^ "Limoges agreed to terms with Edin Bavcic". Sportando.com. 16 August 2012. Retrieved 16 September 2015.
  8. ^ "Limoges waives Edin Bavcic". Sportando.com. 22 November 2012. Retrieved 16 September 2015.
  9. ^ "Edin Bavcic inks with KAOD". Sportando.com. 4 December 2012. Retrieved 16 September 2015.
  10. ^ "Sigal Prishtina adds Edin Bavcic". Sportando.com. 2 September 2014. Retrieved 16 September 2015.
  11. ^ "Edin Bavcic signs with Sopron". Sportando.com. 15 September 2015. Retrieved 16 September 2015.
  12. ^ "Edin Bavcic inks with Apollon Patras". Sportando.com. 17 August 2016. Retrieved 17 August 2016.
  13. ^ "BK Dukes Klosterneuburg sign Big Man Edin Bavcic". Eurobasket.com. 16 August 2017. Retrieved 18 October 2017.
  14. ^ "HORNETS TRADE JACK TO GOLDEN STATE; Acquire Bavcic from Philadelphia". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. July 11, 2012. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  15. ^ "PELICANS ACQUIRE TYSHAWN TAYLOR". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. January 21, 2014. Retrieved January 21, 2014.
  16. ^ "Jarrett Jack of Cleveland Cavaliers headed to Brooklyn Nets, with Boston Celtics also part of trade". ESPN.com. 10 July 2014. Retrieved 30 June 2015.

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