Vladimir Štimac (Serbian: Владимир Штимац, born August 25, 1987) is a Serbian professional basketball player for Türk Telekom of the Turkish Basketball Super League and the Eurocup. He also represents the Serbian national team internationally. Standing at 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in), he plays the center position.
Štimac with Anadolu Efes in 2018
|No. 91 – Türk Telekom|
|League||Turkish Super League|
|Born||August 25, 1987|
Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
|Listed height||2.11 m (6 ft 11 in)|
|Listed weight||116 kg (256 lb)|
|NBA draft||2009 / Undrafted|
|2005–2006||Žalgiris-Arvydas Sabonis school|
|2011–2012||Olin Edirne Basket|
|Career highlights and awards|
Vladimir grew up with KK Beovuk 72 youth team, and later spent two years in Lithuania and one in Latvia before returning to Serbia. During his first season abroad, he played for Lithuanian BC Žalgiris reserves team and managed to make it into the first team for the next season. In order to get a chance to play as a first team regular, he was allowed to spend his third SEB BBL year with Latvian side SK Valmiera, where he was with no doubt the best player in the 2007–08 season.
He played for the Orlando Magic in the Orlando Pro Summer League in 2010. In September 2010, he signed with the Latvian team BK Ventspils, but was released two months later. In November 2010, he signed a contract for the remainder of the season with ČEZ Nymburk.
Serbian national teamEdit
He managed to win a 2007 U20 European Championship gold medal as a member of the Serbian U20 National Team 2007.
Štimac represented the Serbian national basketball team at the EuroBasket 2013. He was a member of the Serbian national basketball team that won the silver medal at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup and at the 2016 Summer Olympics.
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|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
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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.
- NBA Summer League Rosters – Orlando
- Ventspils releases Vladimir Stimac
- CEZ NYMBURK nabs Stimac at center
- Olin Edirne lands big man Vladimir Stimac
- Vladimir Štimac moves to Banvit
- "UNICAJA completes frontcourt with Stimac". Euroleague.net. Retrieved 2 September 2013.
- "Vladimir Stimac left Unicaja". Eurobasket.com. Jun 22, 2014. Retrieved July 1, 2014.
- "B92: Vladimir Štimac slobodan igrač" (in Serbian). B92.net. June 21, 2014. Retrieved July 1, 2014.
- "FC Bayern Munich adds big men Stimac and Jagla". Euroleague.net. Retrieved 14 August 2014.
- "Principio de acuerdo con el pívot serbio Vladimir Stimac". clubestudiantes.com (in Spanish). 2 October 2015. Retrieved 4 October 2015.
- "Vladimir Štimac ponovo u Crvenoj zvezdi!". kkcrvenazvezda.rs (in Serbian). 27 October 2015. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
- "Vladimir Stimac Beşiktaş Sompo Japan'da". bjk.com.tr (in Turkish). 31 August 2016. Retrieved 31 August 2016.
- "Anadolu Efes adds size, power with Stimac". Euroleague.net. 22 August 2017. Retrieved 15 September 2017.
- "Rebounding ace Vladimir Stimac joins Turk Telekom". eurocupbasketball.com. July 12, 2018. Retrieved July 12, 2018.
- "Rio Olympics 2016: USA beat Serbia in men's basketball to win last gold of Games". BBC Sport. 21 August 2016. Retrieved 18 September 2017.
- "Slovenia overcome injuries to claim historic title in Dragic's swansong". FIBA.basketball. 17 September 2017. Retrieved 17 September 2017.