Its more than 17 seasons of existence have established the 7DAYS EuroCup as a consistently compelling competition in which to see players blossom over the arcs of their careers.
One of those players is Alen Omic, a young veteran of the competition at age 27. Joventut Badalona is his fifth EuroCup team and he has played six seasons in the competition after making his debut with Union Olimpija Ljubljana at age 19.
Here are some of the facts that make Omic a EuroCup all-timer already!
Alen Omic: did you know that...
Omic is a EuroCup champion? He won the competition with Unicaja Malaga in 2017.
Omic was chosen to the 2015-16 All-EuroCup First Team? He played for Herbalife Gran Canaria that season.
In the 2015-16 campaign, Omic earned MVP of the round honors twice? The first was in Last 32 Round 6 and the second in Quarterfinals Game 1.
Omic ranked sixth that season in both PIR (19.2) and fouls drawn (4.8 per game) as well as 4fourth each in rebounds (7.6 rpg.) and two-point shots made (112)?
Omic has made 88 career EuroCup appearances? He debuted in the EuroCup with Olimpija in 2013.
He has played in the EuroCup with five teams: Olimpija, Unicaja, Gran Canaria, Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem and Joventut?
Omic ranks ninth on the all-time charts in accumulated PIR with 1,255? He is the youngest player in the top 75 in this category.
Omic (14.3) has a higher PIR average than all-time leader Bojan Dubljevic (14.1)?
Omic ranks third all-time in rebounds (550), only trailing Dubljevic (648) and Vladimir Veremeenko (609)?
Omic is fifth all-time in defensive rebounds (347) and third in offensive boards (203)?
No player with more than 60 EuroCup appearances has a better rebounding average than Omic (6.3 rpg.)?
Omic ranks fifth all-time in two-point shots made (369) at a 58.4% conversion rate?
Omic is sixth all-time in fouls drawn (344)? He draws 3.9 fouls per game on average.
Omic is ranked eighth in total rebounds (6.5 rpg.) and sixth in two-point shots made (74) this season?