BENDER, DRAGAN
Height: 2.11 Born: 17 November, 1997 Nationality: Croatia
EuroLeague 2020-21 STATISTICS
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
  G GS Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
Totals 34 16 650:11 225 52/86 29/84 34/45 27 102 129 25 15 37 18 10 80 42 227
Averages 34 16 19:07 6.6 60.5% 34.5% 75.6% 0.8 3 3.8 0.7 0.4 1.1 0.5 0.3 2.4 1.2 6.7
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Game Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
1 vs ALBA Berlin 2:44           1 1     1          
2 at CSKA Moscow 23:29 9 4/4 0/3 1/2 2 2 4 1 1   1   3 1 10
3 * vs FC Bayern Munich 11:45 3   1/2     3 3     5     2   -2
4 at Olympiacos Piraeus 8:19           2 2           2    
5 at Khimki Moscow Region 14:28 1 0/2 0/2 1/2   1 1 1   1 1   1 1 -2
6 * vs Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul 22:44 3 0/2 1/3   3 2 5 1 1 1     3   2
7 * at Anadolu Efes Istanbul 20:00 2 1/2 0/3     3 3 1 1 2 1     1 3
8 vs Zalgiris Kaunas 18:06 11   3/4 2/4   3 3     1     2 3 11
9 at Real Madrid 24:31 7 2/2 1/4     3 3 1         2 1 7
10 * at Valencia Basket 33:46 8 1/2 1/5 3/6   7 7   1       2 4 10
11 vs AX Armani Exchange Milan 19:01 8 2/3   4/5 1 7 8         1 1 3 15
12 vs Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade 15:24   0/1 0/1   2 5 7     5 1 1 4 1 -3
13 * at TD Systems Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz 11:13 2 1/5 0/1   2 2 4 1   1   2 3   -4
14 at LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne 23:48 11 2/2 2/4 1/1 1 1 2   1 1   1 3 1 8
15 * at FC Barcelona 20:31 15 7/10 0/1 1/2 1 1 2 1     1   5 3 12
16 * vs Panathinaikos OPAP Athens 28:03 9 3/4 1/4   1 5 6 1 1   3 1 2 1 14
17 vs Zenit St Petersburg 17:52   0/1       4 4     2     3 1 -1
18 at ALBA Berlin 22:14 13 2/3 2/4 3/4 1 4 5 2 1 4     4 2 11
19 vs Olympiacos Piraeus 8:52         1 1 2           4   -2
20 * vs TD Systems Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz 15:19 8 1/3 2/3     2 2     2 1 1 2   3
21 * vs Real Madrid 19:56 9 0/1 3/5     4 4   1       1   10
22 * at Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul 19:16 7 0/2 2/5 1/2 1 2 3 2         1 1 6
23 vs Anadolu Efes Istanbul 21:24 6 2/4 0/2 2/2 1 3 4 2   1 1   1 1 8
24 * vs Khimki Moscow Region 23:51 12 5/6 0/3 2/2   7 7 1 2 1 1 1 2 2 17
25 at AX Armani Exchange Milan 12:31 6 2/3 0/3 2/2   4 4           2 2 6
26 * at FC Bayern Munich 20:39 6   2/3   1 2 3     2     5 1 2
27 * vs CSKA Moscow 3:59 3   1/1                   3    
28 vs Valencia Basket 23:43 8 3/3   2/2 2 3 5   1 1 1   3 2 13
29 at Panathinaikos OPAP Athens 13:00   0/1 0/2   1 1 2 2 1       2 1 1
30 * vs LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne 34:25 15 3/8 2/5 3/3 4 4 8 2 2 1 2 2 2 5 21
31 at Zalgiris Kaunas 26:44 16 4/4 2/4 2/2 1   1 1   2     1 2 15
32 * vs FC Barcelona 30:38 16 4/5 2/3 2/2   6 6 4   1 4   4 1 24
33 at Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade 19:34 9 2/2 1/4 2/2   4 4 1 1       2 1 11
34 * at Zenit St Petersburg 18:22 2 1/1     1 3 4     2     3   1
34 Totals 650:11 225 52/86 29/84 34/45 27 102 129 25 15 37 18 10 80 42 227
Average 19:07 6.6 60.5% 34.5% 75.6% 0.8 3 3.8 0.7 0.4 1.1 0.5 0.3 2.4 1.2 6.7
EuroLeague 2020-21 individual rankings
Regular Season
  • #1 in Games Played (34)
  • #15 in Fouls Commited (80)
  • #17 in Blocks (18)
  • #24 in Defensive Rebounds (102)
Career Notes
  • Grew up with Nikola Vujcic Akademija (Croatia).
  • Signed for the 2012-13 season by KK Split.
  • Signed for the 2013-14 season by Ribola Kastela, A2.
  • Moved to Israel for the 2014-15 season, signed by Maccabi Tel Aviv, then loaned to Ironi Ramat Gan.
  • Back to Maccabi Tel Aviv, for the 2015-16 season.
  • Signed for the 2016-17 season by Phoenix Suns.
  • Played there till the 2018-19 championship.
  • Signed for the 2019-20 season by Milwaukee Bucks, also played with Wisconsin Herd, G-League.
  • In February’20, signed by Golden State Warriors.
  • Moved to Israel for the 2020-21 season, signed by Maccabi Tel Aviv.
Miscellaneous
  • Won the 2016 Israeli National Cup with Maccabi Tel Aviv.
  • Played the 2016 Israeli All Star Game.
  • Member of the Croatian National Team.
  • Played at the 2017 European Championship.
  • Has been member of the Croatian U-16, U-18 and U-19 National Team.
  • Won the bronze medal at the 2014 European U-18 Championship.
  • Played at the 2012 and 2013 European U-16 Championships.
Euroleague
Season Team G Pts Avg 2FG % 3FG % FT % Reb St As Bl
2015-16 Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv 7 15 2.1 4/10 40 2/8 25 1/2 50 10 2 4 3
2020-21 Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv 34 225 6.6 52/86 60.5 29/84 34.5 34/45 75.6 129 15 25 18
Totals 41 240 5.9 56/96 58.3 31/92 33.7 35/47 74.5 139 17 29 21
Averages 41 240 5.9 56/96 58.3 31/92 33.7 35/47 74.5 3.4 0.4 0.7 0.5
Eurocup
Season Team G Pts Avg 2FG % 3FG % FT % Reb St As Bl
2015-16 Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv 3 0 0 0/4 0 0/4 0 0/0 0 2 0 0 2
Totals 3 0 0 0/4 0 0/4 0 0/0 0 2 0 0 2
Averages 3 0 0 0/4 0 0/4 0 0/0 0 0.7 0 0 0.7
U18
Season Team G Pts Avg 2FG % 3FG % FT % Reb St As Bl
2012-13 IJT KK SPLIT 4 22 5.5 8/15 53.3 1/7 14.3 3/4 75 29 5 7 9
2013-14 IJT Cedevita Zagreb 5 33 6.6 11/20 55 3/14 21.4 2/5 40 31 6 15 7
2014-15 U18 Maccabi Teddy Tel Aviv 4 92 23 30/64 46.9 4/15 26.7 20/26 76.9 43 7 12 5
Totals 13 147 11.3 49/99 49.5 8/36 22.2 25/35 71.4 103 18 34 21
Averages 13 147 11.3 49/99 49.5 8/36 22.2 25/35 71.4 7.9 1.4 2.6 1.6
Career Stats
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Season Team G Pts Avg 2FG
M-A
% 3FG
M-A
% FT
M-A
% Reb St As Bl
2012/13  KK Split 2 2 1.0 1/1 100.0 0/1 0.0 1/2 0.0 1 0 0 0
2014/15  Ironi Ramat Gan 28 271 9.7 72/147 49.0 28/104 26.9 43/67 64.2 207 23 73 32
2015/16  Maccabi Tel Aviv 28 154 5.5 30/51 58.8 24/65 36.9 22/30 73.3 84 17 21 25
2016/17  Phoenix Suns 43 146 13.2 29/60 48.3 28/101 27.7 4/11 36.4 104 11 23 22
2017/18  Phoenix Suns 82 531 6.5 69/162 42.6 118/322 36.6 39/51 76.5 362 22 130 53
2018/19  Phoenix Suns 46 230 5.0 66/96 68.8 22/101 21.8 32/54 59.3 183 18 56 23
2019/20  Milwaukee Bucks 7 26 3.7 6/12 50.0 4/9 44.4 2/3 66.7 20 0 9 5

 Wisconsin Herd 13 266 20.5 68/117 58.1 28/73 38.4 27/34 79.4 116 8 29 22

 Golden State Warriors 9 81 9.0 20/37 54.1 11/34 32.4 8/11 72.7 20 4 19 4