Liekabelis, Gagic stay together

Jul 29, 2021 by Eurocupbasketball.com Print
Liekabelis, Gagic stay together

Lietkabelis Panevezys is keeping veteran center Djordje Gagic for a full season after he came late to the team in the last one. Gagic (2.10 meters, 30 years old) averaged 12.0 points and 5.0 rebounds in just two games after joining Lietkabelis late in the 2020-21 7DAYS EuroCup season, which the team did not survive. Gagic was reunited with head coach Nenad Canak, who had coached him during the 2017-18 and 2018-19 seasons at Partizan NIS Belgrade. Gagic has now played 36 games total over parts of four EuroCup seasons, averaging 8.4 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.5 assists in that time. He also played two seasons with Partizan in the EuroLeague, averaging 4.0 points and 3.4 rebounds between 2012 and 2014.

Gagic has also played for Crvena Zvezda Belgrade and Hemofarm Stada Vrsac in Serbia; Mornar Bar in Montenegro; Tenerife in Spain; Tsmoki Minsk in Belarus; Royal Hali Gaziantep, Yesilgiresun Belediye and Istanbul BB in Turkey; Aris Thessaloniki in Greece and Igokea in Bosnia and Herzegovina. He is a two-time Serbian League champion, won the Serbian Cup twice and the Adriatic League in 2013. Gagic has also been a member of the Serbian national team, with which he won a bronze medal at the 2013 World University Games.