Credit: Gavriil Grigorov/TASS - Scanpix
Credit Gavriil Grigorov/TASS - Scanpix

Panathinaikos OPAP Athens have signed Stefan Jovic (31, 1.98 meters) until the end of the 2021-2022 season with an option to extend it for one more year. The Serbian point guard last played for Khimki Moscow Region.

In the youth category, Jovic was a member of the squad that won the silver medal at the 2013 Mediterranean Games and a bronze medal at the 2013 University Games. He was also a member of the Serbian national basketball team that won silver medals at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics.

Jovic also represented Serbia at the EuroBasket 2017 where they won the silver medal, after losing in the final game to Slovenia. Over 9 tournament games, he averaged 6.4 points, 2.4 rebounds, and 5.4 assists per game.

At the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup, the Serbian guard averaged 7 points, 3.9 rebounds, and 5.4 assists per game.

In 2014, Jovic signed a three-year deal with Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade. In the 2014–15 season, his first with the club, Crvena Zvezda won the ABA League championship, the Serbian League championship, and the Serbian Cup. He also appeared in 19 games in the EuroLeague, averaging 2.9 points, 2.8 assists, and 2.1 rebounds

On November 12, 2015, in a road game against FC Bayern Munich, he set the Euroleague record for the most assists in a single game – 19. In May 2016, he was named MVP of the 2015–16 ABA League Finals.

In 2017, Jovic signed a two-year deal with German team Bayern Munich. In EuroCup, he appeared in 15 games and averaged 5.3 points and 5.6 assists per game. In the 2018–19 season,  he averaged 8.3 points and 4.6 assists over 23 games played in the Euroleague.

Jovic last played for Khimki. During the 2019-2020 season with Khimki, Jovic averaged 7.6 points, 4.2 assists, and 1.3 steals per contest in a total of 23 EuroLeague games. In the following season, he averaged 4.4 points, 3.8 assists, and 2 rebounds per game in the Euroleague.

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