Partizan adds Stevanovic, Gavrilovic, promotes Tadic

Sep 07, 2017 by Eurocupbasketball.com Print
Partizan adds Stevanovic, Gavrilovic, promotes Tadic
Partizan NIS Belgrade announced the arrival of two new players, guard Andreja Stevanovic and forward Strahinja Gavrilovic, as well as re-signing top prospect Tadija Tadic until the end of the 2020-21 season. Stevanovic (1.89 meters, 22 years old) and Gavrilovic (2.06 meters, 24 years old) arrive from Dynamic BG Belgrade and already played for Partizan's current head coach Miroslav Nikolic last season. Stevanovic averaged 15.5 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.9 steals in 31 games last season. He has also played for Radnicki Kragujevac, Napredak Maksi KO Aleksinac and Borac Mozzart Cacak of Serbia before joining Dynamic last season. Gavrilovic averaged 9.7 points and four rebounds in 39 games last season. He has also played for KG 06 Radnicki of Serbia, as well as for La Jolla Prep High School and the University of Southern California of the United States. Gavrilovic has also been a member of the Serbian U18 and U20 national teams. Tadic (1.94 meters, 18 years old) has played for Partizan's youth teams throughout his promising career. He shined at the 2016-17 Euroleague Basketball ADIDAS NEXT GENERATION TOURNAMENT, averaging 13.5 points, five rebounds and 6.3 assists in the Qualifying Tournament Marko Ivkovic Belgrade. He also helped Serbia win a gold medal at the U18 European Championships this year.