Stimac returns to, Sofo leaves Crvena Zvezda

Oct 27, 2015 by Euroleague.net Print
Stimac returns to, Sofo leaves Crvena Zvezda

Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade signed center Vladimir Stimac for the remainder of the season. Stimac (2.11 meters, 28 years old) arrives from Movistar Estudiantes, where he averaged 11 points and 6.3 rebounds in three Spanish League games this season. He replaces center Sofoklis Schortsanitis, whose contract has been terminated by mutual consent. Stimac already played for Zvezda from 2008 through 2010 and helped the team reach the Serbian League finals in 2009. Stimac has also played for FC Bayern Munich of Germany, Unicaja Malaga of Spain, Banvit Bandirma and Olin Edirne of Turkey, CEZ Basketball Nymburk of the Czech Republic, Ventspils and Valmiera of Latvia, Zalgiris Kaunas and Zalgiris-Sabonio mokykla Kaunas of Lithuania and beovuk of his native Serbia. He helped the Serbian national team win a silver medal at the 2014 FIBA World Cup, as well as respective gold medals at the 2009 World University Games, the 2007 U20 European Championships and the 2005 U18 European Championships. He has accumulated 251 points and 167 rebounds in 35 Euroleague career games.