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Đorđe Gagić (Serbian Cyrillic: Ђорђе Гагић, born December 28, 1990) is a Serbian professional basketball player for Partizan of the ABA League and the Basketball League of Serbia. He also represented the Serbian national basketball team in international competition. Standing at 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m), he is a center who can also cover the power forward position.

Đorđe Gagić
No. 41 – Partizan NIS Belgrade
Position Center
LeagueABA League
Basketball League of Serbia
Personal information
Born (1990-12-28) December 28, 1990 (age 28)
Benkovac, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
NationalitySerbian
Listed height211 cm (6 ft 11 in)
Listed weight115 kg (254 lb)
Career information
NBA draft2012 / Undrafted
Playing career2009–present
Career history
2009–2011Mornar
2011–2012Hemofarm
2012–2015Partizan
2015Gaziantep
2015–2016Brindisi
2016Iberostar Tenerife
2016–2017Tsmoki-Minsk
2017İstanbul BB
2017Yeşilgiresun Belediye
2018–presentPartizan
Career highlights and awards

Contents

Professional careerEdit

Early yearsEdit

Gagić played youth basketball in FMP, Superfund, Vojvodina Srbijagas, and Crvena zvezda.[1] In December 2009, he signed for his first senior team, Mornar from Montenegro. After two years spent playing there, he signed for Serbian professional club Hemofarm until the end of 2011–12 season.

PartizanEdit

In July 2012, Gagić signed a four-year contract with the Serbian club Partizan.[2] In his first season with Partizan, he won the Adriatic League and the Serbian League. In his second season, he won his second and club's 13th straight Basketball League of Serbia title by defeating Crvena zvezda with 3-1 in the final series.[3] Despite him not having good season, he exploded in the final series averaging 12.5 points and 6 rebounds per game.[4]

In the stumbling first half of 2014–15 season for Partizan, Gagić played the starting center position and averaged 9.6 points and 4 rebounds over 18 Adriatic League games. On 3 February 2015, Gagić requested a contract termination due to unpaid salaries,[5] which the club publicly classified as 'treason'[6] a day later.

2015–presentEdit

On 11 February 2015, Gagić terminated his contract with Partizan and signed with Royal Halı Gaziantep of the Turkish Basketball League for the rest of the season.[7]

On August 3, 2015, he signed a one-year contract with Italian club Enel Brindisi.[8]

On April 30, 2016, Gagić signed with Iberostar Tenerife for the rest of the 2015–16 ACB season.[9]

On July 1, 2016, Gagić signed with Tsmoki-Minsk for the 2016–17 season.[10] On February 20, 2017, he left Tsmoki-Minsk and signed with Turkish club İstanbul BB for the rest of the 2016–17 BSL season.[11]

On September 13, 2017, Gagić signed with Yeşilgiresun Belediye for the 2017–18 BSL season.[12] On December 26, 2017, he parted ways with Yeşilgiresun after averaging 8 points and 4 rebounds in BSL.[13] On January 3, 2018, he returned to Partizan.[14]

National team careerEdit

Gagić represented Serbian national team at the FIBA EuroBasket 2013 in Slovenia. He averaged 3.5 points and 2.5 rebounds per game for Serbia.

Career statisticsEdit

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.

EuroleagueEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2012–13 Partizan 10 2 14.1 .485 .000 .735 3.3 .2 .3 .1 5.7 5.4
2013–14 Partizan 23 1 15.0 .382 .000 .632 3.4 1.0 .5 .2 3.3 3.6
Career 33 3 14.8 .416 .000 .681 3.4 .8 .4 .2 4.0 4.1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Đorđe Gagić za MVP: Grobari su nešto neverovatno" (in Serbian). 9 January 2013.
  2. ^ "Đorđe Gagić u Partizanu mt:s" (in Serbian). b92.net. July 16, 2012. Retrieved September 27, 2013.
  3. ^ "Ništa novo, Partizan je šampion!". b92.net (in Serbian). Retrieved 21 June 2014.
  4. ^ "Gagic Djordje". kls.rs. Archived from the original on June 26, 2014. Retrieved 21 June 2014.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
  5. ^ "Gagić podneo zahtev za raskid ugovora" (in Serbian). 3 February 2015. Archived from the original on February 4, 2015.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
  6. ^ "Saopštenje KK Partizan NIS" (in Serbian). 4 February 2015. Archived from the original on February 4, 2015.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
  7. ^ "Gagić u Gazijantepu, oprostio pare". b92.net (in Serbian). Retrieved 11 February 2015.
  8. ^ "Ufficiale l'ingaggio di Djordje Gagic". newbasketbrindisi.it (in Italian). 3 August 2015. Retrieved 3 August 2015.
  9. ^ "El Iberostar Tenerife ficha a Djordje Gagic". cbcanarias.net (in Spanish). 30 April 2016. Retrieved 30 April 2016.
  10. ^ "Цмокі-Мінск узмацніліся Джорджэ Гагічам". bc-tsmoki.by (in Belarusian). 1 July 2016. Retrieved 1 July 2016.
  11. ^ "Djordje Gagic inks with IBB". Sportando.com. 20 February 2017. Retrieved 20 February 2017.
  12. ^ "Djordje Gagic'i Kadromuza Kattık". ygbspor.com (in Turkish). 13 September 2017. Retrieved 13 September 2017.
  13. ^ "Yesilgiresun fires coach Uvalin, parts ways with Gagic". Sportando.com. 26 December 2017. Retrieved 26 December 2017.
  14. ^ "Đorđe Gagić ponovo u crno-belom". kkpartizan.rs (in Serbian). 3 January 2018. Retrieved 3 January 2018.

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