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Mirza Teletovic

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Brooklyn Nets

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2013-14 SEASON:
Appeared in 72 games (seven starts) for the Brooklyn Nets in his sixth NBA season, averaged 8.6 points, 3.7 rebounds, 0.8 assists, 0.4 steals and 0.2 blocks in 19.4 minutes... Scored 20+ points for the fifth time this season, making 4-7 threes vs. ORL 4/13… Connected on 6-10 threes vs. DET 4/4… Notched a double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds vs. NOP 2/9… Finished with 20 points on 7-12 FG vs. PHI 2/3…Had the best game of his career scoring 34 points (24 in the second quarter) on 12-18 shooting vsDAL 1/24… Had eight points and 10 rebounds vs. GSW 1/8… Recorded 19 points vs. MIL 12/27… Drained a six three-pointers at PHI 12/20… In his first career start, scored 11 points on 4-8 shooting in 26 minutes vs. PHI 12/16… Scored 17 points in 24 minutes at DET 12/13… Had 18 points and also recorded a career-high 13 rebounds for his first-career double-double at HOU 11/29… Tied his career-high by knocking down three three-pointers for a season-high nine points vs. DET 11/24… Recorded a season-high seven rebounds at MIN 11/22… Did not play (coach’s decision) vs. MIA 11/1 and at CLE 10/30.

PRO CAREER:
2012-13: In 53 games, averaged 3.5 points and 1.8 rebounds in 9.3 minutes per game… Scored in double figures four times… Scored 14 points (tying a career-high) with five rebounds and two steals vs. WAS 4/15… Tailed nine points with six rebounds, one steal and one blocked shot at DET 3/18… Tallied five points with a career-high eight rebounds vs. WAS 3/8…Scored nine points and had three rebounds at CHI 3/2… Scored 12 points and grabbed five rebounds vs. HOU 2/22… Recorded 10 points with four rebounds and three assists vs. TOR 1/15… Had a career-high of 14 points along with six rebounds and two blocks vs. SAC 1/5… In his NBA debut, scored five points 11/5 vs. MIN… Has been inactive six times (1 – illness)… DNP – Coach’s Decision (24).

2011-12: In 53 games with Caja Laboral, averaged 17.0 points, 6.2 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 31.5 minutes… Shot .451 (335-743) from the field, .368 (112-304) from deep and .632 (117-185) from the line...

2010-11: In 38 games with Caja Laboral (Spain-ACB) averaged 14.8 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 1.2 assists per game… Shot .464 from the field, .436 from three-point range, and .746 from the line…

2009-10: Appeared in 43 games for Caja Laboral averaging 13.3 points and 3.9 rebounds per game… Shot .574 from the field, .377 from three-point range, and .803 from the line…

2008-09: Appeared in 38 games for Caja Laboral averaging 11.3 points and 3.4 rebounds per game… Shot .556 from the field, .404 from three-point range, and .786 from the line…

2007-08: Appeared in 34 games for Caja Laboral averaging 11.1 points and 4.3 rebound per game… Shot .564 from the field, .433 from three-point range, and .770 from the line…

2006-07: Appeared in 32 games for Caja Laboral averaging 4.8 points and 2.3 rebounds per game…

2005-06: Appeared in 35 games for Telindus BC Oostende (Belgium Division One) averaging 11.1 points and 4.8 rebounds per game… Shot .550 from the field, .330 from three-point range, and .550 from the line…

2004-05: Appeared in 34 games for Telindus BC Oostende averaging 9.8 points and 5.0 rebounds per game… Shot .590 from the field and .310 from three-point range…

2003-04: Averaged 29.0 points per game for KK Sloboda Dita Tuzla (Bosnian League)…

2002-03: Appeared in 22 games for KK Sloboda Dita Tuzla averaging 7.2 points per game.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
Signed as a free agent with the Brooklyn Nets on July 16, 2012.

PERSONAL:
Mirza is an only child... When he is not on the basketball court he enjoys fishing and spending time with his family, which is very important to him... The one super power Mirza would like to have would be the ability to cure cancer... His favorite movies are the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy... Mirza's favorite place to visit is Spain... If he were to have a career outside of playing basketball he would like to help the children in his native Bosnia... Mirza was named the 2009 Spanish Cup Finals MVP... He won the 2007-08 and 2009-10 Spanish National Championship with Baskonia Vitoria... Hosted 75 children for ‘Fit Camp’ at Joseph Miccio Community Center in Brooklyn featuring Boot Camp, Step Aerobics, and Capoeira as part of Brooklyn Nets Assist… Participated, with 50 youngsters, ages 8-14 in an introduction to volleyball clinic at the Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA in Brooklyn as part of Brooklyn Nets Assist.

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Height: 6'9''/ 2.06m
Weight: 242 lbs./ 109.8 kg
Born: September 17, 1985
From: Bosnia
Draft: Undrafted
NBA Debut: 2012
Years Pro: 2
Previous Teams:
  Brooklyn Nets 2012 - 2014
Prior to NBA/Country: Caja Laboral Vitoria (Spain)/Bosnia & Herzegovina

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