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Miroslav Raičević

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Nationality  Serbian / Greek
Pro career  2000–2011
Height  2.08 m
NBA draft  2003 / Undrafted
Role  Basketball Player

Listed weight  250 lb (113 kg)
Name  Miroslav Raicevic
2000–2005  Aris Thessaloniki
Weight  113 kg
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Born  July 13, 1981 (age 34) Vrbas, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia (1981-07-13)
Position  Center, Power forward, Forward-center

Listed height  6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)

Miroslav Raičević (Serbian Cyrillic: Мирослав Раичевић; born July 13, 1981) is a Serbian professional basketball player and coach. Raičević is currently playing for Iraklis in the Greek A2 and he is also the assistant coach of the team. He also holds Greek citizenship, where he plays under the name of Miroslav Marinos-Raitsevits. He plays as both a power forward and center.


Professional career

Raičević began his career playing with the youth teams of the Budućnost Peć. In 1998, he moved to the Greek League club Aris Thessaloniki, and he began his professional career there in the year 2000.

In 2003, he won the FIBA Europe Cup championship with Aris, and he scored the final decisive shot in the very last seconds of the final game against Prokom Trefl Sopot. He also won the Greek Cup with Aris, in the year 2004.

He has also played with Red Star Belgrade of the Adriatic League during the 2005–06 season. He won the Serbian Cup with Red Star that season.

In the 2006–07 season, he played with the Russian Super League club Dynamo Moscow. During summer of 2007, he left Dynamo Moscow and joined the Italian League club Eldo Napoli. He then left Napoli and moved back to Red Star, in November 2007.

He joined the Greek EuroLeague club Panionios for the 2008–09 season. In September 2010, he signed with Enisey Krasnoyarsk in Russia, but he was released in January 2011.

After not playing professional basketball for 5 years, and having already started a career in coaching, Raičević resurrected his playing career, as he signed with the Greek A2 team Iraklis. He made his debut for Iraklis in an away win against Doukas.

Serbian national basketball team

Raičević was an international squad member of the Serbian national basketball team at the 2006 FIBA World Championship.

Coaching career

Raičević became an assistant coach with Iraklis, under the team's head coach, Vangelis Alexandris, in 2015.


Miroslav Raičević Wikipedia

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