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Boris Gorenc (born 3 December 1973) is a former Slovenian professional basketball player, and basketball agent.

Boris Gorenc
Boris Gorenc (Pepsi Rimini 1997-98).jpg
Gorenc, in 1997.
Personal information
Born (1973-12-03) 3 December 1973 (age 45)
Ljubljana, SFR Yugoslavia
NationalitySlovenian
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight212 lb (96 kg)
Career information
Playing career1990–2008
PositionShooting guard / Small forward
Career history
1990–1996Smelt Olimpija
1996–1997Strasbourg
1997–1998Pau-Orthez
1998–1999Pepsi Rimini
1999–2000Kinder Bologna
2000Bipop-Carire R.Emilia
2000Lineltex Imola
2000–2002Comerson Siena
2002–2003Metis Varese
2003–2004Olympiacos
2004–2005Snaidero Cucine
2005Olympiacos
2005–2007Khimki
2007–2008Union Olimpija
Career highlights and awards

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Professional careerEdit

Gorenc started playing basketball in KK Domžale, before in 1990 he joined KK Olimpija. He had been member Olimpija until 1996, and help team winning five times national championship and Saporta Cup. He moved to France in summer 1996, signed with Strasbourg IG. In 1997 he was invited to train with Chicago Bulls for two months and already signed with them, before he injured knees. He returned to France, signed with Pau-Orthez. However, in January he was released and signed with Pepsi Rimini, where he also played season 1998–1999. In January 2000 he signed with Bipop-Carire R.Emilia. Before season 2000–2001 he signed with Lineltex Imola, but in October he signed with Montepaschi Siena. He stayed in Tuscany until 2002, when he signed with Metis Varese. Season 2003-04 he played Euroleague with Olympiacos. Gorenc that last time played for Italian team, Snaidero Cucine. In January he left Italy to re-join Olympiacos. From 2005 to 2007 he played in Russia for BC Khimki. In October 2007 he signed with Olimpija. After many injuries they reached mutual consent in March 2008. He officially announced his retirement in September 2008.

National team careerEdit

Gorenc was a regular member of the senior Slovenian national basketball team, between 1992 and 2003. He competed in five EuroBaskets (1993, 1995, 1997, 2001, and 2003).

Honors and awardsEdit

OlimpijaEdit

SienaEdit

IndividualEdit

  • 4× Slovenian League All-Star: (1993, 1994, 1995, 1996)
  • Slovenian League All-Star MVP: (1994)
  • 2× Slovenian League All-Star Slam Dunk Winner: (1993, 1996)
  • Italian League Top Scorer: (2003)

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
2003–04 Olympiacos 20 13 22.3 .500 .281 .695 2.4 1.2 .7 .1 8.5 8.3
2004–05 Olympiacos 6 6 26.0 .489 .471 .526 3.7 3.7 1.0 .2 10.3 12.8
2007–08 Union Olimpija 4 4 24.9 .500 .000 .533 2.5 2.0 .0 .0 9.0 7.3
Career 30 23 24.4 .497 .304 .634 2.7 1.8 .6 .1 8.9 9.5

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