Mirza Begic (MER-zah Beg-ICH)
Full Name: Mirza Begic
Position: Center
Height/Weight: 7-1 / 235
Birthdate: September 7, 1985 (Bijeljina, Bosnia-Herzegovina)
High School:
Team: Geoplin Slovan Ljubljana
Country: Slovenia

Slovenia Al League
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2003-04 26 0 74 135 .548 35 67 .552 0 1 .000 129 9 12 44 183 7.00
2006-07 18 0 74 121 .612 55 79 .696 0 0 .000 119 5 11 29 203 11.3
Totals 44 0 148 256 .578 90 146 .616 0 1 .000 248 14 23 73 386 8.80
Huy Basket - Belgian League
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2004-05 26 0 68 137 .496 28 54 .519 1 2 .500 110 8 0 0 165 6.30
Geoplin Slovan Ljubljana - Adriatic League
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2006-07 14 0 47 95 .495 42 65 .646 0 3 .000 80 1 15 24 136 9.70

Career Highlights: Competed for Sloboda Dita Tuzla in 2001-02, Union Olimpija in 2002-03 and Triglav Kranj in 2003-04. Signed a multi-year contract with Italian club VidiVici Bologna in 2004 and was loaned to Huy Basket, a Belgian team, for the 2004-05 campaign. Released by Bologna in 2005-06. Joined Geoplin Slovan Ljubljana in 2006-07. Was member of the Slovenian Junior national team and a member of the Slovenian U-20 national team.

(2006-07): Averaged 9.7 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.7 blocks in 21.1 minutes per game in the Adriatic League for Geoplin Slovan Ljubljana. Had 20 points vs. Olimpija and 14 points and five blocks vs. Split. In Slovenian League play, posted 11.3 points, 6.6 rebounds and 1.6 blocks in 20.2 minutes per game.

(2005-06): Released by Bologna during the season.

(2004-05): Loaned by Bologna to Huy Basket, averaging 6.3 points and 4.2 rebounds in Belgium's first division. Also represented Slovenia at the Under-20 2005 European Championships. Averaged 14.5 points, 8.0 rebounds and 5.5 blocks in 31.5 minutes, and had 22 blocks over a three-game span vs. Russia, Belarus and Germany.

(2003-04): Averaged 7.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.7 blocks in 16.9 minutes for Triglav Kranj in the Slovenian League.

Strengths: Has great size. Some reports indicate he stands 7-3. Solid work ethic. Has skills as a shot-blocking defender.


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