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3 ARANITOVIĆ Aleksandar

Rank:3
Position
Shooting guard
Height
196cm/6’5’’
Weight
91kg/201lbs
Current Team
BC Partizan
Age
1
Season:

Aranitović is a 6’5 physical guard. Played for Red star and Mega Bemax in youth categories. He was a participant of Jordan Brand classic where he proved that he is certainly one of the best players in his generation. Has great physical tools and strong body. Great shooter who can score from all around the arc. Has good ball handling and ball control. Good decision maker, creator as well but for himself, not really a guy who passes a lot. Plays with great energy. Had problem with ACL injury last year. He is fully recovered, but still isn’t in the best possible shape. Not reached his full potential yet.

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Strengths

  • versatile shooting ability-mid range,off dribble,for 3-pt
  • smooth ball handler
  • good basketball IQ-finding the best possible solutions in P&R game and isolation
  • handles the pressure well

Weaknesses

  • doesn’t pass too much
  • good jumping ability, but because of small hands doesn’t dunk often
  • still trying to get back in top form,hasn’t reached his full potential since ACL injury

U20 European championship 2018 preview:

#3 ranked player in ’98 generation finally had a season without major injuries. Played as role player in ABA league and Eurocup for Partizan. One of the most experienced players in the team since this would be his sixth FIBA competition. Great scorer, relies mostly on his versatile shooting abilities. Was a top scorer in two games on Turgut Atakol tournament. Has great body strength which helps him playing in contact easily. Aleksandar is expected to be one of the key players for Serbia in coming EC

Statistics

SeasonTeamCompetitionPTSASTSTLBLKFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OFFDEFTOPFRPGAPGSPGBPGPPGEFF
2018BC PartizanABA League9822221224252.4123732.4182090123573831.41.40.16.1113
2018Serbian NTFIBA u20 EC601250225440522221114785164114.22.4101259