Kenan Bajramović

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Kenan Bajramović
Kenan Bajramović.JPG
No. 51 – Socar Petkim
Position Power forward
League Turkish Basketball First League
Personal information
Born (1981-05-24) May 24, 1981 (age 36)
Zenica, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina
SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Bosnian
Listed height 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in)
Listed weight 104 kg (229 lb)
Career information
NBA draft 2003 / Undrafted
Playing career 1997–present
Career history
1997–2003 Čelik Zenica
2003–2005 Bosna
2005–2007 Azovmash Mariupol
2007–2008 Lietuvos rytas
2008–2009 Kyiv
2009 Türk Telekom
2009 ALBA Berlin
2010–2011 Lietuvos rytas
2011–2013 Banvit
2013–2014 VEF Rīga
2014 OKK Spars Sarajevo
2014–2015 Beşiktaş İntegral Forex
2015–2016 OKK Spars Sarajevo
2016 Socar Petkim
2016 Cholet Basket
2016–2017 OKK Spars Sarajevo
2017–present Socar Petkim
Career highlights and awards

Kenan Bajramović (born May 24, 1981) is a Bosnian professional basketball player for Socar Petkim of the Turkish Basketball First League.

Professional career[edit]

Bajramović spent the early part of his career in his native Bosnia and Herzegovina between his original club, Čelik Zenica and Bosna Sarajevo, with whom he won the national title and cup in 2005.

From 2005 to 2007 he played with the Ukrainian team Azovmash Mariupol.[1] With them he was a two time champion of the Ukrainian SuperLeague. For the 2007–08 season he moved to Lietuvos rytas.

In June 2008, he signed a two-year deal with the Ukrainian team BC Kyiv.[2] In February 2009, Kyiv released him.[3] Later that month he signed with Türk Telekom of Turkey for the remainder of the season.[4]

In August 2009, he signed a one-year deal with the German team ALBA Berlin.[5] In December 2009, Alba released him.[6] In January 2010, he signed with his former team Lietuvos rytas for the remainder of the season.[7] With them he won the Litvanian League in the 2009–10 season.[8] He later re-signed with Rytas for one more season.

In August 2011, he signed a one-year deal with the Turkish team Banvit.[9] In August 2012, he re-signed with Banvit for one more season.[10]

In October 2013, he signed with the Latvian team VEF Rīga.[11] In January 2014, he parted ways with Rīga.[12] On January 22, 2014, he returned to Bosnia and signed with OKK Spars Sarajevo.[13] However he played only one game with Spars, and on February 1, 2014, he signed with Beşiktaş İntegral Forex of Turkey for the rest of the season.[14] On October 25, 2014, he extended his contract with Beşiktaş until the end of season.[15]

On September 3, 2015, he signed with OKK Spars Sarajevo.[16] On February 19, 2016, he left Spars and signed for the rest of the season with Socar Petkim of the Turkish Basketball First League.[17]

On August 12, 2016, Bajramović signed with French club Cholet Basket for the 2016–17 season.[18] On November 8, 2016, he left Cholet and signed with OKK Spars Sarajevo.[19]

Euroleague 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.

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2007–08 Lietuvos rytas 19 6 24.5 .500 .421 .759 5.7 .8 .6 .4 11.1 11.4
2010–11 Lietuvos rytas 14 6 26.1 .465 .233 .766 5.2 1.4 .6 .2 11.4 10.4

Bosnian national team[edit]

Bajramović is a long time member of the Bosnia and Herzegovina national basketball team. He played with them at the three European Championships (2003, 2005 and 2011).[20]

Personal life[edit]

He is married to Zlata Bajramović. On March 11, 2008 they have become the parents to a baby girl named Sarah.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KENAN BAJRAMOVIC WILL NOT LEAVE AZOVMASH". Beobasket.net. 25 January 2006. Archived from the original on July 14, 2014. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "BC Kyiv lands coach Obradovic, Bajramovic". Eurocupbasketball.com. 16 June 2008. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "Crisis in BC Kiev: out all foreign players". Sportando.com. 17 February 2009. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "Turk Telekom signed with Bajramovic". Sportando.com. 24 February 2009. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 
  5. ^ "Alba Berlin brings in big man Kenan Bajramovic". Euroleague.net. 21 August 2009. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 
  6. ^ "Alba Berlin inks Golemac, releases Bajramovic". Eurocupbasketball.com. 17 December 2009. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 
  7. ^ "Bajramovic and Valanciunas in, Borovnjak out for Lietuvos Rytas". Sportando.com. 17 January 2010. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 
  8. ^ "Lietuvos Rytas Defend Title With Game Seven Win". Fibaeurope.com. 25 May 2010. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 
  9. ^ "Banvit adds Bajramovic, re-signs Williams". Euroleague.net. 20 August 2011. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 
  10. ^ "BANVIT BK re-signs big man Bajramovic". Eurocupbasketball.com. 27 August 2012. Archived from the original on July 14, 2014. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 
  11. ^ "VEF Rīga signs Kenan Bajramovič". Vefriga.com. 9 October 2013. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 
  12. ^ "Kenan Bajramovic, VEF Riga part ways". Sportando.com. 21 January 2014. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 
  13. ^ "Kenan Bajramovic signs with OKK Spars". Sportando.com. 22 January 2014. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 
  14. ^ "Besiktas tab Kenan Bajramovic". Tblstat.net. 1 February 2014. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 
  15. ^ "Kenan Bajramovic is back with Black Eagles". Bjk.com.tr. 25 October 2014. Retrieved 25 October 2014. 
  16. ^ "Kenan Bajramovic signs with Spars Sarajevo". Sportando.com. 3 September 2015. Retrieved 4 September 2015. 
  17. ^ "Kenan Bajramovic inks with Socar Spor". Sportando.com. 19 February 2016. Retrieved 19 February 2016. 
  18. ^ "Kenan BAJRAMOVIC signe pour une saison avec CHOLET BASKET.". cholet-basket.com (in French). 12 August 2016. Retrieved 12 August 2016. 
  19. ^ "OKK Spars Sarajevo inks Kenan Bajramovic". Sportando.com. 8 November 2016. Retrieved 8 November 2016. 
  20. ^ "Kenan Bajramovic". archive.fiba.com. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 

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