|Bogdan Bogdanović Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 5½ in|
|Date of Birth||August 18, 1992|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Bogdan Bogdanovic is a Serbian professional basketball player who is best known for his career with the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the Serbian national basketball team. During the course of his career, Bogdan has been the recipient of numerous honors such as the EuroLeague‘s “Rising Star”, “Serbian Player of the Year”, “Serbian League Playoffs MVP”, FIBA World Cup‘s “Top Scorer”, and many more.
Belgrade, Serbia, FR Yugoslavia
Bogdanović attended elementary, high school, and college in Belgrade, Serbia. However, the names of these schools are not available.
Professional Basketball Player
- Father – Dragan Bogdanović
- Mother – Koviljka Bogdanović
Bogdanović is signed with Aleksandar Raskovic.
13 – Bogdanović’s club shirt number is 13.
7 – Bogdanović uses the number 7 when playing for his national team.
6 ft 5½ in or 197 cm
194 lbs or 88 kg
Girlfriend / Spouse
Bogdan Bogdanović dated –
- Anja Skuletic (2014-2016) – Bogdan was in a relationship with the Serbian girl Anja Skuletic in the period from 2014 until 2016. They broke up at the worst possible moment, before the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil which potentially had an influence on Bogdanović’s performances during the tournament.
Race / Ethnicity
- Oval facial shape
- Muscular body
- Towering height
- Long wingspan
Bogdan has been sponsored by Nike.
He has appeared in TV commercials for Euroleague Basketball, Footaction and others.
Best Known For
- His performances while playing for BC Partizan Belgrade (2010-2014). He achieved 2 ABA League titles (2011, 2013), and won 4 Serbian League trophies (2011-2014).
- He was the Turkish League champion with Fenerbahçe in 2016.
- Also known for his fundamental skills especially his shooting ability, making him a deadly threat for his opponents.
First Basketball Match
Bogdanović played his first match for BC Partizan Belgrade during the 2010-2011 basketball season under coach Vlada Jovanovic.
In 2014, he debuted for Fenerbahçe.
Bogdanović had his national team debut at the 2013 FIBA EuroBasket in Slovenia.
- Shooting both for 2’s and 3’s
- Big body
- Isolation game
- Finishing moves
- Athletic abilities
Bogdan Bogdanović Facts
- He started his basketball journey at KK Zvezdara in Belgrade.
- In April 2008, Bogdan shifted to KK Zitko Basket.
- In 2010, Bogdanović joined the FMP Academy where he played with Nikola Jankovic, Nemanja Bezbradica, Stefan-Popovski-Turanjanin and Nenad Miljenovic.
- At the age of 18, Bogdanović penned his first professional contract with Partizan Belgrade.
- In May 2014, Bogdanović was voted the Euroleague Rising Star of the season by 24 Euroleague head coaches.
- On July 11, 2014, Bogdan signed a four-year deal with the Turkish giant Fenerbahce for a price of 3.5 million euros. From the transfer, Bogdanović’s previous club Partizan got 1.3 million euros because Bogdan was still under contract.
- On May 7, 2015, Bogdan was voted for the Euroleague Rising Star again.
- He won the Turkish League trophy with Fenerbahce in the 2015-2016 season.
- At the 2014 NBA Draft, Bogdan was picked as the 27th overall pick by the Phoenix Suns.
- He represented Serbia at the European U-18 Championship in 2010 and FIBA U-19 World Championship in 2011.
- Bogdanović won the silver medal at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup with Serbia.
- Fenerbahce’s fans named a star after Bogdan Bogdanović on April 10, 2016.
- He likes to play WoW (World of Warcraft) video game.