Rok Stipčević

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Rok Stipčević
Rok Stipčević.jpg
Stipčević playing for Zadar
Fortitudo Bologna
PositionPoint guard
LeagueItalian League
Personal information
Born (1986-05-20) May 20, 1986 (age 33)
Maribor, SR Slovenia,
SFR Yugoslavia
NationalityCroatian
Listed height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Listed weight85 kg (187 lb)
Career information
NBA draft2008 / Undrafted
Playing career2003–present
Career history
2003–2005Zadar
2005–2006Borik Puntamika
2006–2010Zadar
2010–2011Cibona
2011–2012Varese
2012Olimpia Milano
2013Victoria Libertas Pesaro
2013–2014Tofaş
2014–2015Virtus Roma
2015–2018Dinamo Sassari
2018–2019Rytas Vilnius
2019–presentFortitudo Bologna
Career highlights and awards

Rok Stipčević (born May 20, 1986) is a Croatian professional basketball player who plays for Fortitudo Bologna of the Italian League. Standing at 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in), he plays at the point guard position.

Professional career[edit]

Stipčević grew up in Zadar, Croatia, where he started to play basketball for KK Zadar, joining the senior team in 2003. In season 2005/06 he was loaned to KK Borik Puntamika. He played for Pallacanestro Varese in 2010-11 season.[1] Stipičević is of Albanian origin.[2]

On July 11, 2012, he signed one season with an option for a second one with Emporio Armani Milano.[3] He left them in January 2013, and signed with Scavolini Pesaro till the end of the season.[4] In September 2013, he signed a one-year deal with Tofaş S.K.[5] In September 2014 he signed with the Italian side Virtus Roma.[6]

On July 14, 2015, Stipčević signed a one-year contract with the Italian club Dinamo Sassari.[7]

After spending most of the 2019–19 season playing for Rytas Vilnius in the Lithuanian League, in June 2019 Stiočević signed a two-year deal with Fortitudo Bologna.[8]

International career[edit]

He was a member of the Croatian Junior National Teams U16, U18, U20, and is a current member of the senior's National Team of Croatia. With them, he participated in the 2010 World Championship and the 2011 European Championship. He also represented Croatia at the EuroBasket 2015,[9] where they were eliminated in the eighth finals by Czech Republic.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ COLPO CIMBERIO: INGAGGIATO IL PLAY CROATO STIPCEVIC ‹See Tfd›(in Italian)
  2. ^ "Arbanasi su se prvo doselili u Zemunik". 2011-06-07. Retrieved 2018-11-27.
  3. ^ "Olimpia Milano officially announced Rok Stipcevic". Sportando. Retrieved 31 August 2012.
  4. ^ "Pesaro officially signs Rok Stipcevic". Sportando.net. 4 January 2013. Retrieved 4 September 2013.
  5. ^ "Tofas Bursa signs Rok Stipcevic". Sportando.net. Retrieved 4 September 2013.
  6. ^ "Rok Stipcevic (ex Tofas) agreed terms with Virtus Acea". eurobasket.com. Retrieved 28 September 2014.
  7. ^ "Dinamo Sassari puts Stipcevic at point guard". Euroleague.net. 14 July 2015. Retrieved 14 July 2015.
  8. ^ "Fortitudo Bologna signs Rok Stipcevic". sportando. 10 June 2019. Retrieved 14 June 2019.
  9. ^ "CROATIA UNVEIL AMBITIOUS EUROBASKET SQUAD". eurobasket2015.org. 4 September 2015. Archived from the original on 13 September 2015. Retrieved 13 September 2015.
  10. ^ "CZECHS MAKE FIRST QUARTER-FINAL TRIP". .eurobasket2015.org. 13 September 2015. Retrieved 13 September 2015.

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