Luka Bogdanović

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Luka Bogdanović
Bogdanović-Madrid-CB Sevilla marzo 2013.JPG
Bogdanović with Sevilla in 2013.
Free agent
PositionSmall forward
Personal information
Born (1985-02-11) February 11, 1985 (age 34)
Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
NationalitySerbian
Listed height2.04 m (6 ft 8 in)
Listed weight100 kg (220 lb)
Career information
NBA draft2007 / Undrafted
Playing career2002–present
Career history
2002–2004Crvena zvezda
2004–2007Partizan
2007–2008Le Mans
2008–2010Joventut
2010Chorale Roanne
2010–2011EWE Oldenburg
2011–2013Cajasol
2013–2014Türk Telekom
2014–2015Partizan
2015–2016Andorra
2016–2017Joventut
Career highlights and awards

Luka Bogdanović (Serbian: Лука Богдановић, born February 11, 1985) is a Serbian professional basketball player who last played for Joventut Badalona of the Liga ACB. Standing at 2.04 m (6 ft 8 12 in), he plays at the small forward position.

Professional career[edit]

Bogdanović started playing basketball in Sports Center "25th May". Later, he played for a few Belgrade-based clubs like Beovuk 72, BKK Radnički and Crvena zvezda. Under head coach Zmago Sagadin he saw playing time in the senior team of Crvena zvezda. In the season 2003–04 he won the Radivoj Korać Cup.

In July 2004, he moved to the arch-rivals Partizan.[1] Over three years in Partizan, he won three Basketball League of Serbia championships and also appeared in 48 games of the Euroleague. With coming of Vladimir Micov, he lost his role in the team and saw little playing time, which eventually led to departure in 2007.

In the summer of 2007, he signed a contract with the French club Le Mans.[2] In the 2007–08 Euroleague season, he had career-high 11.1 points and 1.2 assists per game. However, after just one season with Le Mans, he moved to DKV Joventut where he stayed for two seasons. In September 2010, he returned to France, signing contract with Chorale Roanne.[3]

In December 2010, he signed a contract with the German club EWE Oldenburg for the rest of the season.[4]

In June 2011, Bogdanović signed a two-year deal with Cajasol Sevilla.[5] In July 2013, he signed a one-year contract with the Turkish club Türk Telekom.[6]

In October 2014, Bogdanović returned to his former club Partizan. He signed an open contract with Serbian champion.[7][8] In January 2015, he left Partizan and signed with BC Andorra of the Liga ACB for the rest of the season.[9] On July 30, 2015, he re-signed with Andorra for one more season.[10]

On August 3, 2016, Bogdanović returned to Joventut, signing a contract for the 2016–17 season.[11]

International career[edit]

As a member of the FR Yugoslavia under-16 national team, he won a gold medal at the 2001 EuroBasket. He was also part of the Serbia and Montenegro under-20 national team that won the bronze medal at the 2005 EuroBasket.

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
2004–05 Partizan 14 7 20.8 .422 .357 .810 3.5 .7 .6 .1 7.7 6.0
2005–06 Partizan 14 7 20.8 .373 .391 .800 3.7 .9 .7 .2 6.9 6.4
2006–07 Partizan 20 1 14.8 .444 .475 .867 3.1 .9 .5 .0 5.8 6.7
2007–08 Le Mans 14 8 27.5 .424 .433 .789 2.8 1.2 .3 .1 11.1 9.2
2008–09 Joventut 9 4 20.9 .486 .395 1.000 3.1 .7 .8 .1 10.0 8.3
Career 71 27 20.4 .428 .412 .828 3.2 .9 .5 .1 8.0 7.2

Personal life[edit]

In June 2015, Bogdanović married fashion blogger Ana Ristić who's a cousin of Novak Djokovic's wife Jelena Ristić.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Luka Bogdanović u Partizanu!". B92.net (in Serbian). 8 July 2004. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  2. ^ Šaranović, Miloš. "Luka Bogdanović u Le Manu". b92.net (in Serbian). Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  3. ^ "CHORALE ROANNE inks Bogdanovic". Eurocupbasketball.com. 27 September 2010. Archived from the original on October 16, 2014. Retrieved 10 October 2014.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
  4. ^ "EWE Baskets Oldenburg lands Luka Bogdanovic". Sportando.com. 12 December 2010. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  5. ^ "Cajasol tabs Luka Bogdanovic". sportando.com. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  6. ^ "Turk Telekom Ankara sign Luka Bogdanovic, Ramel Bradley". Sportando.net. Retrieved 31 July 2013.
  7. ^ "Luka Bogdanović signed with Partizan NIS". abaliga.com. Archived from the original on 10 October 2014. Retrieved 10 October 2014.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  8. ^ "Bogdanović ponovo u crno-belom dresu!". kkpartizan.rs (in Serbian). Archived from the original on 14 October 2014. Retrieved 10 October 2014.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  9. ^ "Andorra signs Luka Bogdanovic, Ivanov leaves for Trabzonspor". Sportando.com. Retrieved 26 January 2015.
  10. ^ "MoraBanc Andorra re-signs Luka Bogdanovic". Sportando.com. 30 July 2015. Retrieved 30 July 2015.
  11. ^ "Luka Bogdanovic returns to Badalona". Sportando.com. 3 August 2016. Retrieved 3 August 2016.
  12. ^ R., N. (26 June 2015). "Rekli su da: Luka Bogdanović oženio sestru Jelene Đoković". blic.rs (in Serbian). Retrieved 26 November 2015.

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