Bjelica with Anadolu Efes
|No. 51 – Crvena zvezda mts Belgrade|
|Position||Power forward / Center|
Basketball League of Serbia
June 4, 1984 |
Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
|Nationality||Montenegrin / Serbian|
|Listed height||6 ft 9.5 in (2.07 m)|
|Listed weight||225 lb (102 kg)|
|NBA draft||2006 / Undrafted|
|Career highlights and awards|
He began his professional career with Crvena zvezda, where he spent five seasons. He then played in Germany with Phantoms Braunschweig and Köln 99ers. In 2008 he signed with Lietuvos rytas, and made his EuroLeague debut during the 2009–10 season.
In July 2011 he signed a two-year deal with Saski Baskonia. On October 28, 2013, he re-signed with Saski Baskonia on a short-term deal. On December 30, 2013, he signed with the Turkish Euroleague team Anadolu Efes for the reminder of the season. On July 9, 2014, he extended his contract with Efes for two more years. On June 22, 2015, he left Efes and signed with Darüşşafaka for the 2015–16 season.
On September 8, 2016, Bjelica returned to Crvena zvezda, signing a two-year contract.
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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.
|Led the league|
Born and raised in Belgrade, Serbia, he internationally represents Montenegro, where his grandfather is from. One of his sisters, Milka, is also a basketball player, while another, Ana is a Serbian volleyball player.
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- "ANADOLU EFES tabs big man Milko Bjelica". euroleague.net. Archived from the original on January 2, 2014. Retrieved 22 June 2015.
- "Anadolu Efes keeps Bjelica for two more years". Euroleague.net. July 9, 2014. Retrieved July 9, 2014.
- "Milko Bjelica signs with Darussafaka Dogus". Sportando.com. 22 June 2015. Retrieved 22 June 2015.
- "Crvena Zvezda brings Bjelica home". Euroleague.net. 8 September 2016. Retrieved 11 September 2016.
- "Milko Bjelica Player Profile". EUROBASKET. Retrieved 2008-06-28.
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