Stefan Jović

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Stefan Jović
Stefan Jovic.jpg
Jović with Crvena zvezda in 2014
No. 16 – FC Bayern Munich
Position Point guard / Shooting guard
League Basketball Bundesliga
EuroCup
Personal information
Born (1990-11-03) November 3, 1990 (age 26)
Niš, SR Serbia,
SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Serbian
Listed height 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
Listed weight 94 kg (207 lb)
Career information
NBA draft 2012 / Undrafted
Playing career 2010–present
Career history
2010–2012 Sloga
2012–2014 Radnički Kragujevac
2014–2017 Crvena zvezda
2017–present Bayern Munich
Career highlights and awards

Stefan Jović (Serbian: Стефан Јовић, born November 3, 1990) is a Serbian professional basketball player for Bayern Munich of the Basketball Bundesliga (BBL). He also represents the Serbian national basketball team internationally. Standing at 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in), he plays at the point guard position.

Club career[edit]

Jović played in the junior teams of Ergonom from his hometown Niš. From 2010 to 2012 he played with Sloga. In July 2012, he signed a three-year contract with Radnički Kragujevac.[1]

On September 21, 2014, he signed a three-year deal with Crvena zvezda.[2] In the 2014–15 season, his first with the club, Crvena zvezda won the ABA League championship, the Serbian League championship and the Serbian Cup. He also appeared in 19 games in the EuroLeague, averaging 2.9 points, 2.8 assists and 2.1 rebounds.

On November 12, 2015, in a road game against Bayern Munich, he set the Euroleague record for the most assists in a single game – 19.[3] In May 2016, he was named MVP of the 2015–16 ABA League Finals.[4]

On September 8, 2016, he re-signed with the team until the end of the 2017–18 season.[5] On October 3, 2016, in a home game against Cedevita, he recorded 16 assists in 24 minutes.[6]

On July 14, 2017, Jović signed a two-year deal with German club Bayern Munich.[7]

Serbian national team[edit]

In the youth category, Jović was a member of the squad that won the silver medal at the 2013 Mediterranean Games and bronze medal at the 2013 University Games. He was also a member of the Serbian national basketball team that won silver medals at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics.

Jović also represented Serbia at the EuroBasket 2017 where they won the silver medal, after losing in the final game to Slovenia.[8] Over 9 tournament games, he averaged 6.4 points, 2.4 rebounds and 5.4 assists per game.

Career achievements and Awards[edit]

Club
Individual

Personal life[edit]

Jović plays a guitar.[9]

Career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high

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.

EuroLeague[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2014–15 Crvena zvezda 19 1 13.6 .361 .261 .625 2.1 2.8 1.0 .1 2.9 4.8
2015–16 27 22 23.2 .408 .356 .788 3.0 5.7 1.2 .1 7.0 9.7
2016–17 23 23 23.9 .426 .291 .613 2.1 5.6 1.3 .0 7.5 9.3
Career 69 46 20.9 .408 .314 .694 2.5 4.9 1.2 .0 6.0 8.2

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jović među "Đavolima"". Sportske.net (in Serbian). 18 July 2012. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Crvena Zvezda adds Stefan Jovic". Sportando.com. 21 September 2014. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "Jovic sets assists record in Crvena Zvezda road win!". euroleague.net. 12 November 2015. Retrieved 12 November 2015. 
  4. ^ "Stefan Jović MVP finala ABA". b92.net (in Serbian). 3 May 2016. Retrieved 3 May 2016. 
  5. ^ "KKCZ: Jović i Mitrović u Zvezdi do 2018. godine". b92.net (in Serbian). kkcrvenazvezda.rs. 8 September 2016. Retrieved 8 September 2016. 
  6. ^ "Zvezda trojkama i odbranom uništila Cedevitu". b92.net (in Serbian). 3 October 2016. Retrieved 3 October 2016. 
  7. ^ "Bayern acquires playmaker Jovic from Crvena Zvezda". Eurocupbasketball.com. 14 July 2017. Retrieved 14 July 2017. 
  8. ^ "Slovenia overcome injuries to claim historic title in Dragic's swansong". FIBA.basketball. 17 September 2017. Retrieved 17 September 2017. 
  9. ^ "Tvoja Zvezda - Stefan Jović (Epizoda 7)". youtube.com. Retrieved 7 September 2017. 

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