Jakov Mustapić

Jakov Mustapić (born August 22, 1994) is a Croatian professional basketball player currently playing for Cedevita Junior of the Croatian League. Standing at 1.93 m, he plays at the guard positions.

Jakov Mustapić
Cedevita Junior
PositionGuard
LeagueCroatian League
Personal information
Born (1994-08-22) 22 August 1994 (age 28)
Zagreb, Croatia
NationalityCroatian
Listed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Career information
NBA draft2016 / Undrafted
Playing career2011–present
Career history
2011–2014Cedevita
2012–2013Zabok
2013–2014Kvarner 2010
2014–2015Split
2015–2016Jolly JBŠ
2016–2017Vrijednosnice Osijek
2017–2018Miasto Szkła Krosno
2018Vrijednosnice Osijek
2018–2019Cedevita
2019–2020Wilki Morskie Szczecin
2020Igokea
2020–2021Sloboda Tuzla
2021–2022Cibona
2022Spars Ilidža
2022–presentCedevita Junior
Career highlights and awards

Professional careerEdit

Mustapić played for the youth system of his hometown club Cedevita. He started his professional career in the same club, but was loaned twice: once to Zabok and once to Kvarner 2010. After the second loan his contract with Cedevita was terminated and he spent the next three seasons playing in the Croatian League for Split, Jolly and Vrijednosnice Osijek. The 2017–18 season he spent for the first time abroad in Miasto Szkła Krosno of the Polish League.[1]

In October 2018, he returned to Vrijednosnice Osijek, but spent only a month there before returning to his youth club Cedevita.[2]

On June 21, 2019, he has signed a deal with Wilki Morskie Szczecin of the Polish League.[3]

In February, 2020, Mustapić signed with Igokea of the Bosnian League and the ABA League.[4]

In March, 2021, Mustapić signed for Cibona of the Croatian League and ABA League.[5] He averaged 5.1 points and 3.3 rebounds per game. On February 1, 2022, Mustapić signed with Spars Ilidža of the Championship of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Second ABA League.[6]

In August 2022, Mustapić signed for Cedevita Junior of the Croatian League.[7]


Personal lifeEdit

He is the son of Ivan Mustapić, Croatian record-holding javelin thrower and the nephew of Tihomir Mustapić, a basketball player, but also a javelin thrower that holds the second-best Croatian result. Tihomir went on to be an assistant coach at Zrinjski Mostar. His other uncle is Dragan Mustapić, a former discus thrower.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bogdanović mi je rekao: Slobodno pucaj kad si sam" (in Croatian). vecernji.hr. 12 July 2018. Retrieved 16 November 2018.
  2. ^ "Prometno je u Cedeviti, stigao i Jakov Mustapić" (in Croatian). basketball.hr. 10 November 2018. Retrieved 16 November 2018.
  3. ^ "Mustapić zawodnikiem Kinga" (in Polish). PLK.pl. June 21, 2019. Retrieved June 24, 2019.
  4. ^ "Igokea sign contract with Jakov Mustapić". aba-liga.com. 4 February 2020.
  5. ^ "SLUŽBENO: Cibona dovela još jednog hrvatskog reprezentativca — Potpisao Jakov Mustapić!" (in Croatian). kkcibona.hr. 3 March 2021.
  6. ^ Alispahic, Harun (February 1, 2022). "Spars tab Jakov Mustapic,ex Cibona". Eurobasket. Retrieved February 1, 2022.
  7. ^ "Povratak na mjestu na kojemu je sve započelo: Jakov Mustapić opet među svojima" (in Croatian). basketball.hr. 2 August 2022. Retrieved 24 August 2022.
  8. ^ "Tko sruši moj rekord, dobit će od mene automobil" (in Croatian). vecernji.hr. 23 October 2017. Retrieved 16 November 2018.

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