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Full Name: Aleksandar Pavlovic
Position: Forward
Height/Weight: 6-7 (2.00 m)/ 210 (95.3 kg)
Birthdate: November 15, 1983 (Bar, Serbia & Montenegro)
Team: Buducnost (Serbia & Montenegro)

Selected in the first round (19th overall) by the Utah Jazz

YUBA League
Three-point field goals: 2000-01, 2-for-9 (.222); 2001-02, 3-for-4 (.750); 2002-03, 15-for-54 (.278). Totals: 20-for-67 (.299).

Three-point field goals: 2001-02, 0-for-1 (.000); 2002-03, 10-for-34 (.294). Totals: 10-for-35 (.286).

An early entry candidate for the 2003 NBA Draft.

Career Notes: Has emerged rapidly as one of the most promising young players in Serbia & Montenegro. Although he was with Buducnost since 2000, he saw very little playing time in either the YUBA League or Euroleague until this season. Has been a member of the Serbia & Montenegro Under-20 National Team. Played at the 2002 European Under-20 Championship.

(2002-03): Was a major offensive factor for Buducnost in Euroleague play, playing 19.4 minutes per game and averaging 9.6 points while making 54 percent of his two-point field goal attempts. Scored 21 points vs. Tau Ceramica of Spain, hitting six of seven shots from two-point range and three of six from three-point range. Nailed season-high 22 points against Zalgiris Kaunas of Lithuania. Scored in double figures in seven of 13 Euroleague games. In YUBA League, scored season-high 19 points vs. Spartak. Top shooting game came in 16-point effort vs. Beograd where he made seven of eight attempts. Also scored 16 points vs. Vojvodina and vs. Crvena Zvezda (Red Star). Tallied 15 points vs. FMP Zeleznik.

(2001-02): Shot the ball well in his three YUBA League appearances, where he got legitimate playing time. In 45 total minutes over three games, averaged 6.7 points, making 4-of-6 from two-point range and 3-of-4 from three-point range.

(2000-01): Although he played in 14 YUBA League games, he played only 68 total minutes (4.9 mpg). Averaged 1.3 points in his brief appearances.

Strengths: A streak shooter who can get blazing hot and score points in bunches. He is a high-energy player who needs only to harness his offensive abilities to become a major scoring threat.