Nikola Vucevic, born on October 24, 1990), was born in Morges, Switzerland and is a professional basketball player from Montenegro. In the 2011 NBA draft, he was selected by the 76ers with the 16th place in the first round and officially joined the NBA. He is currently playing for the Chicago Bulls as a power forward-center.
Location: C (No. 9)
Height: 2.11 meters / 6 feet 11
Weight: 118 kg/260 lbs
Team: Chicago Bulls
School: University of Southern California
Draft: the 16th pick in the first round of 2011
Salary this season: $26 million
Vucevic, whose father was a professional basketball player, was a survivor of the Bioče derailment in 2006, which killed at least 45 people. In 2007, the 17-year-old Vucevic was named the best young player in Montenegro. Vucevic started his career with the Philadelphia 76ers in 2011. On August 10, 2012, Vucevic was traded to the NBA in a four-team trade involving Dwight Howard, Andrew Bynum, Allen Afflalo, Andre Iguodala and others. Orlando Magic.
Vucevic has delicate hands, can protect the frame, protect the rebound, and can also assist in organizing or shooting from the outside. He is a versatile man, intuitively understood as a low-profile version of Jokic, but Vucevic is not good at athletic ability, his defensive area is limited, and he can only be a good center in a limited area. Hit his ceiling, but enough to be a good center.