Edo Murić

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Edo Murić
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No. 24 – Anadolu Efes
Position Small forward
League Turkish Basketball Super League
EuroLeague
Personal information
Born (1991-11-27) November 27, 1991 (age 25)
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Nationality Slovenian
Listed height 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in)
Listed weight 99 kg (218 lb)
Career information
NBA draft 2013 / Undrafted
Playing career 2008–present
Career history
2008–2010 Parklji Ljubljana
2008–2009 TCG Mercator
2010–2014 Krka
2014–2016 Partizan
2016–2017 Banvit
2017–present Anadolu Efes
Career highlights and awards

Edo Murić (born November 27, 1991) is a Slovenian professional basketball player for Anadolu Efes of the Turkish Basketball Super League (BSL). He also represents the Slovenian national basketball team. Standing at 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in), he plays the small forward position.

Professional career[edit]

Murić started playing basketball for Ljubljana-based team Parklji. In the season 2008–09 he was loaned to TCG Mercator for one season. In the 2009–10 season he returned to Parklji where he stayed until the summer of 2010.

Krka[edit]

In 2010, Murić signed a contract with the Slovenian team Krka. With Krka he won the 2010–11 FIBA EuroChallenge winning 83-77 in the final against Lokomotiv Kuban.[1] In 17 games he averaged 4.9 points, 0.6 assists and 3.3 rebounds per game in the 2010–11 FIBA EuroChallenge.[2] He played four seasons with Krka and won the EuroChallenge, Slovenian Basketball Cup and four times Slovenian League. The 2013–14 season was his last season with Krka and it was also his best season where averaged 13.4 points, 4.7 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game in ABA league.[3]

NBA Summer League[edit]

He played for the Atlanta Hawks 2014 NBA Summer League team.[4][5] On 12 July 2014, Murić played his first match in NBA Summer League, against Washington Wizards and scored 4 points in 5 minutes on the court.[6] A day later, Edo Murić played his best game in the NBA Summer League against NBA D-League Select, where he scored 4 points and he had 4 rebounds.[7]

Partizan[edit]

On 11 September 2014 Murić signed a three–year deal with the Serbian team Partizan Belgrade.[8][9]

2014–15 season

On 26 September 2014, Murić made his debut for Partizan in a friendly match against EA7 Milano where he scored 29 points and was most effective player in that match.[10] Murić has made his debut for Partizan in the ABA League against his former club Krka and scored 22 points on 8 October 2014.[11] On 29 October 2014, he played his most efficient match in the Eurocup, against Hapoel Jerusalem; he scored 21 points.[12] On 30 November 2014, in the match against Crvena zvezda, Murić was injured in a duel with his countryman Jaka Blažič and due to that injury he had to pause one month.[13] In Eurocup he played 7 matches and he averaged 14 points, 4.1 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game, all career-high. Over 21 games in the ABA League, he averaged 11.3 points, 3.8 rebounds and 2 assists per game.[14]

Banvit[edit]

On July 30, 2016, Murić signed with Turkish club Banvit.[15]

Slovenian national team[edit]

Since 2011 Murić has been member of the senior men's Slovenian national basketball team.

Murić has played on EuroBasket 2011 in Lithuania. On 14 September 2011, Slovenia has stopped in quarterfinals by Spain with 86–64.[16] Slovenia is in victory over Serbia take seventh place and in that match Murić has scored 8 points and had 3 rebounds.[17] Over 11 tournament games, Murić averaged 2.7 points, 0.5 assists and 2.4 rebounds per game.[18]

Murić has played on EuroBasket 2013 in Slovenia. Slovenia has take fifth place after victory over Ukraine 69–63 and Murić has scored 9 points and had 4 rebounds.[19] On FIBA EuroBasket 2013, Murić has played 10 matches and averaged 3.4 points and 2.9 rebounds per game.[20]

On World Cup 2014 in Spain, he has also been a member of Slovenian national basketball team which won seventh place. On 30 August 2014, in the first game of Group C, Slovenia has played against Australia and won with a score 80–90 and Murić has scored 5 points.[21] In the first phase of the tournament, Slovenia dominated in the Group D with 4-1 record together with Lithuania. However, they were stopped in the semifinal game by United States with 76–119 and Edo Murić scored 6 points for almost 10 minutes on the court.[22] Over 7 tournament games, Murić averaged 3.4 points and 2 rebounds per game on 46.2% shooting from the field and 25% from the three-point line.[23]

Personal life[edit]

He was born in Ljubljana, Slovenia. His older brother Dino is also a professional basketball player.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KRKA BRING THE TROPHY TO SLOVENIA". fibaeurope.com. Retrieved 8 February 2016. 
  2. ^ "Edo Muric". fibaeurope.com. Retrieved 8 February 2016. 
  3. ^ "Edo Murić stats". draftexpress.com. Retrieved 17 December 2015. 
  4. ^ "2014 NBA Summer League roster: Mike Muscala, Adreian Payne headline Atlanta Hawks' frontcourt". peachtreehoops.com. Retrieved 22 September 2014. 
  5. ^ Lopatič, Jaka. "Edo Murić se podaja čez lužo". siol.net (in Slovenian). Retrieved 22 September 2014. 
  6. ^ "Hawks at Wizards". nba.com. Retrieved 17 December 2015. 
  7. ^ "Hawks at NBA D-League Select". nba.com. Retrieved 17 December 2015. 
  8. ^ "Edo Murić u crno-belom timu!". kkpartizan.rs (in Serbian). Archived from the original on September 14, 2014. Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  9. ^ "Edo Murić three seasons in Partizan NIS". abaliga.com. Archived from the original on September 11, 2014. Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  10. ^ "Partizan izgubio od Armanija, ali dobio strašno pojačanje: Murić ubacio 29 poena!". mozzartsport.com. Retrieved 26 September 2014. 
  11. ^ "Pun Pionir pozdravio Partizan, ali je Krka pobedila! Vujoševićevo prvo isključenje u sezoni! (FOTO)". telegraf.rs. Retrieved 8 October 2014. 
  12. ^ "Partizan ispustio pobedu u Jerusalimu!". telegraf.rs. Retrieved 29 October 2014. 
  13. ^ "Zbog povrede na derbiju Edo Murić pauzira oko 20 dana". blic.rs. Retrieved 1 December 2014. 
  14. ^ "Edo Murić stats". draftexpress.com. Retrieved 17 December 2015. 
  15. ^ "Edo Muric signs with Banvit". Sportando.com. 30 July 2016. Retrieved 30 July 2016. 
  16. ^ "Edo Murić three seasons in Partizan NIS". abaliga.com. Retrieved 14 September 2011. 
  17. ^ "Slovenia Serbia 72–68". fiba.com. Retrieved 17 September 2011. 
  18. ^ "Player profile: Edo Murić". fiba.com. FIBA Europe. Retrieved 8 September 2013. 
  19. ^ "Slovenia Ukraine 69–63". fiba.com. Retrieved 8 October 2014. 
  20. ^ Edo Murić player profile Eurobasket 2013
  21. ^ Australia Slovenia 80–90
  22. ^ Slovenia United States 76–119
  23. ^ Player profile: Edo Murić

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