Maccabi signs Macvan through 2015

Dec 19, 2010 by Yarone Arbel, Tel Aviv Print
Milan MacvanMaccabi Electra Tel Aviv made official the signing of power forward Milan Macvan, one of the top young big men in basketball, to a contract that last through the 2014-15 season. Maccabi adds Macvan (206, 21) to a roster that is already tied for the best record in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague so far this season. Macvan has played four seasons as a pro for Hemofarm Stada in his native Serbia. Macvan reached the Eurocup semifinals as a teenager in 2008-09, earning the Eurocup Rising Star Trophy award that season along the way. So far this season, Macvan averaged 17 points, 8 rebounds and a 23 index rating for Hemofarm through five Eurocup games. Macvan has also been also a featured member of a golden generation of Serbian youth national teams that won gold medals in European and World championships. He graduated to win a silver medal with the senior national team of Serbia at EuroBasket 2009 and to reach the semifinals of the FIBA World Championships last summer in Turkey.