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Full Name: Boyko Mladenov
Position: Center
Height/Weight: 7-0 (2.13 m)/ 250 (113 kg)
Birthdate: March 2, 1981 (Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria)
Team: Levski (Bulgaria)

Korac Cup
SeasonGGSFGMFGAPCTFTMFTAPCTREBASTSTLBLPTSAVG
2000-0181118.6111319.6841721384.8
Three-point field goals: 1-for-4 (.250).

FIBA Champions Cup
SeasonGGSFGMFGAPCTFTMFTAPCTREBASTSTLBLPTSAVG
2002-0393366.5001427.51949335899.9
Three-point field goals: 3-for-4 (.750).

Career Notes: Has been a member of the Bulgarian National Team. As a young player, he was with Partizan Belgrade of Serbia/Montenegro, one of the most powerful teams in Europe. Also spent some time in juniors with Efes Pilsen, one of Turkey’s most potent teams. Returned to Bulgaria in search of meaningful playing time. With Levski, won the 2001 Bulgarian National Championship.

(2002-03): Played with Levski in Bulgaria. In the FIBA Champions Cup, averaged 9.9 points and 5.4 rebounds in 22 minutes per game.

(2001-02): Played with Levski in Bulgaria (no stats available at press time).

(2000-01): Made the rounds, from being tested by Bologna in Italy, returning to Partizan, then being traded to CSKA Sophia and finally joining Levski. In Korac Cup, played 16 minutes per game as a top reserve, averaging 4.8 points and 2.1 rebounds while making 11 of 18 shots from the field (61.1%).

(1999-00): Joined Partizan of Serbia/Montenegro, but did not play with the top level team as an 18-year-old.

Strengths: According to telebasket.com, has surprising agility for a man his size. Their scouting report indicates he needs weight and strength, and that offensive game is mostly a series of agile moves around the basket. It praises his willingness to fight for rebounds, his aggressive defense and his ability to block shots.