96 kg (212 lb)
2014 / Undrafted
2.07 m (6 ft 9 in)
| June 12, 1992 (age 23)
Belgrade, FR Yugoslavia (1992-06-12) |
KK Mega Basket (#7 / Power forward)
Aleksandar Marelja Wikipedia
Aleksandar Marelja (Serbian: Александар Мареља; born June 12, 1992) is a Serbian professional basketball player for Antwerp Giants of the Belgian League. Standing at 2.07 m (6 ft 9 1⁄2 in), he plays at the power forward position.
He began his career in the Zemun-based team Lasta where he played the whole 2009–10 season. He made his professional debut with Radnički KG 06 during the 2010–11 season. He then moved to Sloga Kraljevo in 2011 and played two good seasons with them. In May 2013, he signed a contract with the Spanish team Murcia until the end of season.
Over the summer he worked out with several teams, including Partizan, before finally signing a contract with the Macedonian team ABA Strumica in November 2013. In April 2014, he signed a contract with Borac Čačak until the end of season. Over 14 games in the Basketball League of Serbia, he averaged 13.1 points and 6.2 rebounds per game.
In the summer of 2014, he signed a contract with Mega Vizura. On December 30, 2014, he left Mega and signed with Belgian team Oostende. On March 27, 2016, he parted ways with Oostende.
In August 2016, Marelja signed with KK Vršac. On December 21, 2016, he left Vršac and returned to his former club Mega Leks. On March 4, 2017, he left Mega and signed with Spanish club Real Betis Energía Plus for the rest of the 2016–17 ACB season.
On September 5, 2017, Marelja signed with Belgian club Antwerp Giants.