Nemanja Aleksandrov

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Nemanja Aleksandrov
KK Union Olimpija vs Maccabi Tel Aviv 2009-12-03 (16).jpg
Aleksandrov, first from the right, playing with Olimpija in December 2009.
No. 32 – EWE Baskets Oldenburg
Position Power forward / Small forward
League BBL
Eurocup
Personal information
Born (1987-04-10) April 10, 1987 (age 28)
Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Serbian
Listed height 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight 231 lb (105 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2009 / Undrafted
Pro career 2002–present
Career history
2002–2006 FMP Belgrade
2006–2009 Crvena zvezda
2009–2010 Union Olimpija
2010–2011 Scavolini Pesaro
2012–2013 Verviers-Pepinster
2013 Bàsquet Manresa
2013–present EWE Baskets Oldenburg
Career highlights and awards

Nemanja Aleksandrov (Serbian Cyrillic: Немања Александров, born April 10, 1987) is a Serbian professional basketball player who plays for EWE Baskets Oldenburg of the Basketball Bundesliga (BBL). He also represented the Serbian national basketball team internationally. He is 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in) tall power forward, but can play and as small forward.

Professional career[edit]

In 2003 he was declared as young athlete of the year in Serbia and Montenegro.

Aleksandrov started his basketball career with FMP Belgrade and he stayed there until the summer of 2006. He then transferred to Crvena zvezda where he stayed for 3 seasons, before leaving in the summer of 2009. He signed with Union Olimpija the summer of 2009.

After just a year in Slovenia he left Union because of unpaid salary,[1] so he signed one-year contract with option to extend with the Italian team Scavolini Pesaro.[2] He spent whole 2011–12 season working individually with Nenad Trajkovic

On August 12, 2012, Aleksandrov signed with the Belgian team Verviers-Pepinster.[3][4] In March 2013, he left Pepinster and signed with the Spanish club Bàsquet Manresa for the rest of the season.[5]

In July 2013, EWE Baskets Oldenburg announced that they signed Aleksandrov for two years.[6] On July 8, 2015, he signed a one-year extension with the club.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nemanja Aleksandrov lascia l Union Olimpija". Sportando (in Italian). 
  2. ^ "Pesaro signs Aleksandrov, Collins and Cusin". Sportando. Retrieved 13 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Nemanja Aleksandrov u Pepinsteru". B92 (in Serbian). Retrieved 13 September 2012. 
  4. ^ "VOO Verviers-Pepinster signs Nemanja Aleksandrov". Sportando. Retrieved 13 September 2012. 
  5. ^ "Manresa announced Nemanja Aleksandrov". Sportando. Retrieved 13 March 2013. 
  6. ^ "Aleksandrov komplettiert Kader". ewe-baskets.de (in German). 29 July 2013. Retrieved 1 October 2013. 
  7. ^ "Aleksandrov još godinu dana u Oldenburgu". b92.net (in Serbian). 7 July 2015. Retrieved 7 July 2015. 

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Awards
Preceded by
Ivan Kolić
(for  Yugoslavia)
Serbia and Montenegro The Best Young Athlete of Serbia and Montenegro
2003
Succeeded by
Simon Vukčević