Marko Todorović (basketball)

Montenegrin professional basketball player

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Marko Todorović
Marko Todorović (basketball) 19 BC Khimki EuroLeague 20180321 (3).jpg
Todorović with Khimki, 2019
No. 19 – Tianjin Pioneers
PositionPower forward / Center
LeagueChinese Basketball Association
Personal information
Born (1992-04-19) April 19, 1992 (age 29)
Podgorica, SR Montenegro,
SFR Yugoslavia
NationalityMontenegrin
Listed height6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight247 lb (112 kg)
Career information
NBA draft2013 / Round: 2 / Pick: 45th overall
Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers
Playing career2010–present
Career history
2010–2012Joventut
2010–2012Prat
2012–2015Barcelona
2014–2015Bilbao
2015–2018Khimki
2016→Bilbao
2018–2019Joventut
2019–presentTianjin Pioneers
Career highlights and awards
Stats Edit this at Wikidata at Basketball-Reference.com

Marko Todorović (Serbian Cyrillic: Марко Тодоровић; born April 19, 1992) is a Montenegrin professional basketball player for Tianjin Pioneers of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA). He is a 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) tall power forward-center.

Professional career

Europe

Todorović played basketball at the junior level with the youth teams of KK Joker in Montenegro and Joventut Badalona in Spain. He played with Joventut Badalona's second team, Prat Joventut, in the Spanish 3rd Division, from 2010 to 2012. He also played with the senior men's team of Joventut Badalona, in the Spanish ACB League, from 2011 to 2012.

Todorović joined Barcelona Bàsquet before the start of the 2012–13 season.[1]

For the 2014–15 ACB season, Todorović was loaned from FC Barcelona to Bilbao Basket.[2] He was named ACB Player of the Month on March 31, 2015.[3]

On July 14, 2015, Todorović signed a three-year contract with the Russian club Khimki.[4] On April 1, 2016, he was, again, loaned to Bilbao Basket for the rest of the 2015–16 season.[5]

On September 28, 2018, Todorović returned to Divina Seguros Joventut for a second stint, signing a one-year deal.[6]

On August 17, 2019, Todorović was reported to have signed with Tianjin Pioneers.[7]

NBA draft rights

On June 27, 2013, Todorović was drafted 45th overall by the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association.[8] On July 10, 2013, the Trail Blazers traded his rights to the Houston Rockets as part of a trade for Thomas Robinson.[9] It was reported on July 31, 2019, the Houston Rockets renounced their draft rights to Todorović.[10]

Montenegrin national team

Todorović was a member of the junior national teams of Montenegro. He played at the 2011 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship. With the senior Montenegrin national basketball team, Todorović played at the 2017 EuroBasket.

References

  1. ^ "FC Barcelona Regal gets young prospect Todorovic". Euroleague.net. 8 August 2012. Retrieved 12 July 2015.
  2. ^ "FC Barcelona loans Marko Todorovic to Bilbao Basket". Sportando.com. 30 August 2014. Retrieved 12 July 2015.
  3. ^ "Marko Todorovic, MVP del mes de marzo". acb.com (in Spanish). 31 March 2015. Retrieved 12 July 2015.
  4. ^ "Khimki inks center Todorovic". Euroleague.net. 14 July 2015. Retrieved 14 July 2015.
  5. ^ "MARKO TODOROVIC REGRESA AL DOMINION BILBAO BASKET". BilbaoBasket.biz (in Spanish). 1 April 2016. Archived from the original on 11 April 2016. Retrieved 1 April 2016.
  6. ^ "Joventut Badalona signs Marko Todorovic". Sportando.basketball. September 28, 2018. Retrieved September 28, 2018.
  7. ^ "Marko Todorovic (ex Joventut) is a newcomer at Gold Lions". asia-basket.com. August 17, 2019. Retrieved August 17, 2019.
  8. ^ "Trail Blazers Acquire C.J. McCollum, Jeff Withey, Marko Todorovic And Draft Rights To Allen Crabbe In 2013 NBA Draft". NBA.com. 27 June 2013. Retrieved 12 July 2015.
  9. ^ "Rockets Acquire Papanikolaou, Todorovic and Two Future 2nd Round Picks". NBA.com. July 10, 2013. Retrieved April 15, 2014.
  10. ^ Smith, Keith (July 31, 2019). "The Houston Rockets have renounced the NBA Draft Rights for Marko Todorovic. Todorovic is now an unrestricted free agent". Twitter. Retrieved August 6, 2019.

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