An early entry candidate for the 2006 NBA Draft. Originally an early entry candidate for the 2004 and 2005 NBA Drafts before withdrawing his name from consideration each time.
Career Highlights: Began playing with KK Beopetrol Belgrade youth teams. Played for the Yugoslav Cadets National Team. Won the gold medal at the 2001 European Cadets Championship. Played for the Yugoslav Junior National Team. Member of the Serbia & Montenegro Under-20 National Team. Member of the Serbia & Montenegro National Team.
2005-06: Averaged 12.1 points and 6.1 rebounds in 23.3 minutes a contest for Partizan Belgrade in the Adriatic League. Contributed 10.3 points and 4.3 rebounds in 26.4 minutes a contest in 13 Euroleague games.
2004-05: Averaged 14.8 points and 5.4 rebounds for Partizan Belgrade in YUBA League action. Contributed 12.7 points and 4.6 rebounds in 24.6 minutes a contest in Adriatic League play. In 12 Euroleague games, averaged 9.0 points and 4.7 rebounds in 25.8 minutes a contest.
2003-04: Appeared in nine Euroleague games with Partizan Belgrade, averaging 6.8 points and 4.0 rebounds in 22.2 minutes a contest. Scored a season-high 16 points, to go with six rebounds and four blocks against Pau-Orthez. During the YUBA regular season, averaged 10.3 points and 4.9 rebounds.
2002-03: Signed for the 2002-03 season by BC Partizan Belgrade. Helped the team capture the 2002-03 Serbia & Montenegro National Championship. Averaged 3.5 points and 4.3 rebounds in the YUBA regular season. Also appeared in 12 Euroleague games, averaging 1.8 points and 1.8 rebounds in 10.4 minutes a contest.
Strengths: According to scouting reports, he has soft hands, quick feet and can score around the basket. His defense is said to be well ahead of his offense at this point.