Jović with Crvena zvezda in 2014
|No. 16 – FC Bayern Munich|
|Born||November 3, 1990|
Niš, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
|Listed height||1.99 m (6 ft 6 in)|
|Listed weight||100 kg (220 lb)|
|NBA draft||2012 / Undrafted|
|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) and the EuroLeague. He also represents the senior Serbian national basketball team internationally. Standing at 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in), he plays at the point guard position.
On September 21, 2014, he signed a three-year deal with Crvena zvezda. 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. In May 2016, he was named MVP of the 2015–16 ABA League Finals.
National team career
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. Over 9 tournament games, he averaged 6.4 points, 2.4 rebounds and 5.4 assists per game.
Career achievements and awards
- Serbian League champion: 3 (with Crvena zvezda: 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17)
- German League champion: 1 (with Bayern Munich: 2017–18)
- Serbian Radivoj Korać Cup winner: 2 (with Crvena zvezda: 2014–15, 2016–17)
- Adriatic League champion: 3 (with Crvena zvezda: 2015, 2015–16, 2016–17)
- ABA League Finals MVP: (2016)
- All-ABA League Team: (2017)
- 2× Niš Sportsperson of the Year: 2014, 2016.
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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.
- "Jović među "Đavolima"". Sportske.net (in Serbian). 18 July 2012. Retrieved 19 August 2014.
- "Crvena Zvezda adds Stefan Jovic". Sportando.com. 21 September 2014. Retrieved 6 October 2014.
- "Jovic sets assists record in Crvena Zvezda road win!". euroleague.net. 12 November 2015. Retrieved 12 November 2015.
- "Stefan Jović MVP finala ABA". b92.net (in Serbian). 3 May 2016. Retrieved 3 May 2016.
- "KKCZ: Jović i Mitrović u Zvezdi do 2018. godine". b92.net (in Serbian). kkcrvenazvezda.rs. 8 September 2016. Retrieved 8 September 2016.
- "Zvezda trojkama i odbranom uništila Cedevitu". b92.net (in Serbian). 3 October 2016. Retrieved 3 October 2016.
- "Bayern acquires playmaker Jovic from Crvena Zvezda". Eurocupbasketball.com. 14 July 2017. Retrieved 14 July 2017.
- "Slovenia overcome injuries to claim historic title in Dragic's swansong". FIBA.basketball. 17 September 2017. Retrieved 17 September 2017.
- "Tvoja Zvezda - Stefan Jović (Epizoda 7)". youtube.com. Retrieved 7 September 2017.
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