Tadija Dragićević

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Tadija Dragićević
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Dragićević with Budućnost.
No. 34 – Aris Thessaloniki
Position Power forward
League Greek Basket League
Champions League
Personal information
Born (1986-01-28) January 28, 1986 (age 31)
Čačak, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Serbian
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 248 lb (112 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2008 / Round: 2 / Pick: 53rd overall
Selected by the Utah Jazz
Playing career 2004–present
Career history
2004–2010 Crvena zvezda
2005–2006 Mega Vizura
2010 Lottomatica Roma
2010–2011 ALBA Berlin
2011–2012 Angelico Biella
2012–2013 Azovmash
2013 Anadolu Efes
2014 Crvena zvezda
2014–2015 Strasbourg IG
2015–2016 Budućnost Podgorica
2016–present Aris Thessaloniki
Career highlights and awards

Tadija Dragićević (Serbian Cyrillic: Тадија Драгићевић; born January 28, 1986) is a Serbian professional basketball player for Aris Thessaloniki of the Greek Basket League. He is a 2.06 m (6'9") tall, 112 kg (248 lb.) power forward.[1][2]

Professional career[edit]

Dragićević grew up with the Crvena zvezda youth teams, and patiently improved himself as a player, until he eventually became a team captain and Adriatic League MVP at the senior level.[3] On January 22, 2010, after five years in the club's first team, he was released from the club, due to financial difficulties that the club had fallen into.[4]

On January 25, 2010, he signed with the Italian club Lottomatica Roma, for the rest of the season.[5][6] He spent the following season playing with ALBA Berlin, in the Basketball Bundesliga.[7] In July 2011, he signed a two-year contract with the Italian club Angelico Biella.[8] In 30 games played in the Italian League, he averaged 10.6 points and 6.4 rebounds per game.

In July 2012, he signed a one-year deal with the Ukrainian club Azovmash.[9] In October 2013, he signed a two-month deal with the Turkish team Anadolu Efes.[10] Later that same season, he didn't extend his contract with the team, so he was released.[11] On January 3, 2014, he returned to his former club, Crvena zvezda, signing a contract with them for the rest of the season.[12]

On September 15, 2014, Dragićević signed a one-year deal with the French team Strasbourg IG.[13] On September 24, 2015, he signed with the Montenegrin team Budućnost Podgorica.[14]

On October 12, 2016, Dragićević signed with the Greek club Aris Thessaloniki for the rest of the 2016–17 season.[15]

NBA[edit]

Dragićević was drafted 53rd overall in the 2008 NBA Draft, by the Utah Jazz. His draft rights were traded in June 2012 to the Dallas Mavericks.[16]

On July 14, 2014, Dragićević's rights were traded to the Chicago Bulls, in exchange for Greg Smith.[17]

EuroLeague 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.

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2013–14 Anadolu Efes 10 2 15.4 .426 .370 .857 1.9 .6 .4 .2 6.2 6.3
Career 10 2 15.4 .426 .370 .857 1.9 .6 .4 .2 6.2 6.3

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tadija Dragicevic Height: 206 cm Weight: 112 kg.
  2. ^ TADIJA DRAGICEVIC basketball profile Height: 206cm / 6'9" Position: Power forward / Center Weight: 112kg.
  3. ^ "Tadija najkorisniji igrač NLB lige". B92.net (in Serbian). 25 March 2008. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Dragićević otišao i oprostio dug Zvezdi". Kosarka.rs (in Serbian). 22 January 2010. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "Roma announced Dragicevic". Sportando.net. 25 January 2010. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "Tadija Dragićević u Rimu". Sport.blic.rs (in Serbian). 24 January 2010. Retrieved 17 January 2014. 
  7. ^ "Alba Berlin adds Dragicevic at forward". Euroleague.net. 11 August 2010. Retrieved 17 January 2014. 
  8. ^ "Angelico Biella lands Tadija Dragicevic". Sportando.net. 30 July 2011. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  9. ^ "Azovmash Mariupol tabs forward Tadija Dragicevic". Sportando.net. 19 July 2012. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  10. ^ "Tadija Dragićević u Efesu!". Novosti.rs (in Serbian). 14 October 2013. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  11. ^ "Anadolu Efes releases Dragicevic". Euroleague.net. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  12. ^ "Tadija se vratio u Zvezdu". kkcrvenazvezda.rs (in Serbian). Archived from the original on January 3, 2014. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  13. ^ "Tadija Dragicevic à la SIG". sigbasket.fr (in French). Retrieved 15 September 2014. 
  14. ^ "Tadija Dragicevic signs with Buducnost". Sportando.com. 24 September 2015. Retrieved 24 September 2015. 
  15. ^ "Ο Tadija Dragicevic στον ΑΡΗ". arisbc.gr (in Greek). 12 October 2016. Retrieved 12 October 2016. 
  16. ^ "CLIPPERS ACQUIRE ODOM AS PART OF FOUR-TEAM TRADE". Nba.com. 29 June 2012. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  17. ^ "Bulls trade Smith to Dallas". NBA.com. July 14, 2014. Retrieved July 26, 2014. 

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