Marko Todorović (basketball)

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Marko Todorović
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Todorović in warm-ups with Barcelona
No. 19 – Khimki
Position Power forward / Center
League VTB United League
EuroLeague
Personal information
Born (1992-04-19) April 19, 1992 (age 25)
Podgorica, SR Montenegro,
SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Montenegrin
Listed height 6 ft 10.75 in (2.10 m)
Listed weight 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2013 / Round: 2 / Pick: 45th overall
Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers
Playing career 2010–present
Career history
2010–2012 Joventut Badalona
2010–2012 Prat Joventut
2012–2015 FC Barcelona
2014–2015 Bilbao Basket
2015–present Khimki
2016 → Bilbao Basket
Career highlights and awards

Marko Todorović (Cyrillic: Марко Тодоровић; born April 19, 1992) is a Montenegrin professional basketball player for Khimki of the VTB United League. He is a 6 ft 10 34" in (2.10 m) tall power forward-center.

Professional career[edit]

Europe[edit]

Todorović played basketball at the junior level with the youth teams of KK Joker in Montenegro and Joventut Badalona in Spain. He played with Joventut Badalona's second team, Prat Joventut, in the Spanish 3rd Division, from 2010 to 2012. He also played with the senior men's team of Joventut Badalona, in the Spanish ACB League, from 2011 to 2012.

Todorović joined Barcelona Bàsquet before the start of the 2012–13 season.[1]

For the 2014–15 ACB season, Todorović was loaned from FC Barcelona to Bilbao Basket.[2] He was named ACB Player of the Month on March 31, 2015.[3]

On July 14, 2015, Todorović signed a three-year contract with the Russian club Khimki.[4] On April 1, 2016, he was, again, loaned to Bilbao Basket for the rest of the 2015–16 season.[5]

NBA draft rights[edit]

On June 27, 2013, Todorović was drafted 45th overall by the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association.[6] On July 10, 2013, the Trail Blazers traded his rights to the Houston Rockets as part of a trade for Thomas Robinson.[7]

Montenegrin national team[edit]

Todorović was a member of the junior national teams of Montenegro. He played at the 2011 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FC Barcelona Regal gets young prospect Todorovic". Euroleague.net. 8 August 2012. Retrieved 12 July 2015. 
  2. ^ "FC Barcelona loans Marko Todorovic to Bilbao Basket". Sportando.com. 30 August 2014. Retrieved 12 July 2015. 
  3. ^ "Marko Todorovic, MVP del mes de marzo". acb.com (in Spanish). 31 March 2015. Retrieved 12 July 2015. 
  4. ^ "Khimki inks center Todorovic". Euroleague.net. 14 July 2015. Retrieved 14 July 2015. 
  5. ^ "MARKO TODOROVIC REGRESA AL DOMINION BILBAO BASKET". BilbaoBasket.biz (in Spanish). 1 April 2016. Retrieved 1 April 2016. 
  6. ^ "Trail Blazers Acquire C.J. McCollum, Jeff Withey, Marko Todorovic And Draft Rights To Allen Crabbe In 2013 NBA Draft". NBA.com. 27 June 2013. Retrieved 12 July 2015. 
  7. ^ "Rockets Acquire Papanikolaou, Todorovic and Two Future 2nd Round Picks". NBA.com. July 10, 2013. Retrieved April 15, 2014. 

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