Bojan Dubljević (Serbian Cyrillic: Бојан Дубљевић; born 24 October 1991) is a Montenegrin professional basketball player for Valencia Basket of the Liga ACB. He also represents the senior Montenegrin national basketball team in national team competitions. Standing at 2.05 m (6 ft 8 ​34 in) tall[1] barefoot,[2] he plays at the power forward and center positions.

Bojan Dubljević
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Dubljević with Valencia, in 2017.
No. 14 – Valencia Basket
PositionPower forward / Center
LeagueLiga ACB
EuroLeague
Personal information
Born (1991-10-24) October 24, 1991 (age 28)
Nikšić, SR Montenegro,
SFR Yugoslavia
NationalityMontenegrin
Listed height2.05 m (6 ft 9 in)
Listed weight115 kg (254 lb)
Career information
NBA draft2013 / Round: 2 / Pick: 59th overall
Selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves
Playing career2009–present
Career history
2009–2010Lovćen
2010–2012Budućnost
2012–presentValencia
Career highlights and awards

Professional careerEdit

Dubljević started his career in 2009, with Lovćen Cetinje, and he played from 2010 to 2012, with Budućnost Podgorica, before signing with the Liga ACB team Valencia Basket, on a three-year contract.[3] In his first season at Valencia, Dubljević was named the EuroCup 2012–13 season Rising Star of the Year.[4]

In June 2013, he extended his contract with Valencia Basket through the 2015–16 season. The contract included an NBA buyout clause, in the original amount of 1 million euros. The buyout amount, however, decreased to 200,000 euros in the summer of 2015.[5] In 2017, he won his first Liga ACB championship with Valencia, after beating Real Madrid 1–3 in the finals.

NBA draft rightsEdit

The Minnesota Timberwolves selected Dubljević in the 2013 NBA draft, at 59th overall.[6] In 2019, his draft rights were traded to the Portland Trail Blazers.[7]

National team careerEdit

Dubljević played with the junior national teams of Montenegro, being a part of the All-Tournament team at the 2011 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship.[8] With the senior Montenegrin national basketball team, Dubljević played at the 2013 EuroBasket and the 2017 EuroBasket.

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
2014–15 Valencia 8 2 22.9 .511 .429 .917 4.1 .9 .9 .3 15.5 16.5
Career 8 2 22.9 .511 .429 .917 4.1 .9 .9 .3 15.5 16.5

Awards and accomplishmentsEdit

Montenegrin junior national teamEdit

IndividualEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ DUBLJEVIC, BOJAN HEIGHT: 2.05.
  2. ^ Height w/o Shoes 6' 8.5".
  3. ^ Valencia Basket llega a un acuerdo con el pívot Bojan Dubljevic por 3 años. ACB.com 20 June 2012 (in Spanish)
  4. ^ 2012-13 Eurocup Rising Star Trophy winner: Bojan Dubljevic, Valencia Basket.
  5. ^ Eurohoops.net Dubljevic’s new buy out, Joan and Fotis. Archived June 9, 2013, at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ "Timberwolves draft Montenegrin F Bojan Dubljevic at pick No. 59". Minneapolis Star Tribune. June 27, 2013. Retrieved June 30, 2013.
  7. ^ "Timberwolves Acquire Jake Layman". NBA.com. July 8, 2019.
  8. ^ MVP Mirotic Leads All Tournament Team. FIBA Europe. 24 July 2011

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