Credit: Cedevita Olimpija
Credit Cedevita Olimpija

German center Maik Zirbes returns to Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade, the club announced today. Both sides have agreed to a one-year deal, with an option to extend the partnership for an additional season (1+1).

Maik Zirbes

Maik  Zirbes
Position: C
Age: 31
Height: 208 cm
Weight: 115 kg
Birth place: Germany

The 31-year-old spent last season in Dubai and represented Shabab Al Ahli. His last team in Europe was Cedevita Olimpija Ljubljana, which Zirbes was a member of in the 2019-20 campaign.

Zirbes played for Crvena Zvezda from 2014 to 2016. He was also a member of the Red Star in the 2018-19 season.

During his career, the 2.08 m center also represented FC Bayern Munich, Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv, Brose Bamberg, and Gladiators Trier.

Zirbes averaged 5.8 points, 3.1 rebounds, and 6.9 PIR over 13.9 minutes in his last season with Cedevita in the Adriatic League.

The center had his best year in the EuroLeague in the 2015-16 season, when he wore the Crvena Zvezda jersey. Zirbes accumulated 12.4 points, 6.1 rebounds, and 14.3 PIR over 25.2 minutes that year.

Current roster

Crvena Zvezda MTS Belgrade

Position Player Status
PG Nate Wolters (story) Signed until 2022
PG Aleksa Uskokovic Signed until 2024
PG Nikola Ivanovic Signed until 2022
SG Branko Lazic Signed until 2022
SG Ognjen Dobric (story) Signed until 2023
SG/SF Austin Hollins (story) Signed until 2022
SF Stefan Lazarevic (story) Signed until 2022
SF Marko Simonovic Signed until 2022
SF Dejan Davidovac Signed until 2022
SF Aleksa Radanov Signed until 2022
PF Aaron White (story) Signed until 2023
PF Luka Mitrovic Signed until 2023
PF Nikola Kalinic (story) Signed until 2022 +1
C Ognjen Kuzmic Signed until 2023
C Nik Popovic Signed until 2024
C Maik Zirbes (story) Signed until 2022 +1
Coach Dejan Radonjic
Expired contract Jordan Loyd (not coming back), Landry Nnoko (not coming back), Duop Reath, Marko Jagodic Kuridza
Rumored to leave  
Interested Stefan Jovic, Stefan Markovic, Greg Monroe

See all the EuroLeague transfer market news here.

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