Real Madrid welcomes young star Vladimir Dasic

Aug 26, 2009 by Print
Vladimir Dasic - BuducnostOne of the most promising young forwards in world basketball will make his Euroleague debut during the 2009-10 season after Real Madrid announced the signing of Vladimir Dasic to a five-year contract on Wednesday. Dasic (208, 21) has played all four seasons of his career so far at Buducnost of Podgorica, Montenegro, his hometown. Last season in the Eurocup, Dasic led Buducnost with team-high averages of 12.3 points, 8.3 rebounds, 2.2 steals and 0.5 blocks in 32 minutes per game. The previous season, as a teen, Dasic scored 8.1 points, pulled 4.4 rebounds and made 2.4 steals over 10 ULEB Cup games. Dasic had made his debut with Buducnost as a 16-year old in the 2004-05 season, when he averaged 2.9 points in ULEB Cup play and 8.9 points in domestic competition. Dasic was also a champion water polo player before choosing basketball.