Stefan Birčević

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Stefan Birčević
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Birčević with Radnički in 2012
İstanbul BB
Position Power forward
League BSL
Personal information
Born (1989-12-13) December 13, 1989 (age 27)
Lazarevac, SR Serbia,
SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Serbian
Listed height 2.10 m (6 ft 10 12 in)
Listed weight 96 kg (212 lb)
Career information
NBA draft 2011 / Undrafted
Playing career 2007–present
Career history
2007–2011 Metalac Valjevo
2011–2014 Radnički Kragujevac
2014–2016 Estudiantes
2016–2017 Partizan
2017–present İstanbul BŞB

Stefan Birčević (Serbian: Стефан Бирчевић, born December 13, 1989) is a Serbian professional basketball player for İstanbul BŞB of the Turkish Basketball Super League (BSL). He also represents the Serbian national basketball team. Standing at 2.10 m (6 ft 10 12 in), he plays the power forward position.

Professional career[edit]

Birčević played with Metalac Valjevo, before joining Radnički Kragujevac in the summer of 2011. In August 2014, he moved to Spain and signed with CB Estudiantes.[1] On June 13, 2016, he signed a two-year contract with Serbian club Partizan.[2]

On July 13, 2017, Birčević signed with Turkish club İstanbul BŞB for the 2017–18 season.[3]

Serbian national team[edit]

Birčević won the gold medal with the Serbian university team at the 2011 Summer Universiade in Shenzhen. Birčević was a member of the Serbian national basketball team that won the silver medal at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.

Birčević also represented Serbia at the 2016 Summer Olympics where they won the silver medal, after losing to the United States in the final game with 96–66.[4]

Birčević also represented Serbia at the EuroBasket 2017 where they won the silver medal, after losing in the final game to Slovenia.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Birčević from Kragujevac to Madrid
  2. ^ "Stefan Birčević je prvo pojačanje Partizana u sezoni 2016/17". kkpartizan.rs (in Serbian). 13 June 2016. Retrieved 13 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "Stefan Bircevic inks with Istanbul BSB". Sportando.com. 13 July 2017. Retrieved 13 July 2017. 
  4. ^ "Rio Olympics 2016: USA beat Serbia in men's basketball to win last gold of Games". BBC Sport. 21 August 2016. Retrieved 18 September 2017. 
  5. ^ "Slovenia overcome injuries to claim historic title in Dragic's swansong". FIBA.basketball. 17 September 2017. Retrieved 17 September 2017. 

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