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Nemanja Bjelica

28-Year-Old    PF,SF    Minnesota Timberwolves

2016-17 NBA Stats

PTS

6.1

REB

3.4

AST

1.0

STL

0.8

BLK

0.3

2016-17 NBA ROS Projections

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2016-17 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Though he was first selected in the 2010 NBA Draft, Bjelica didn't immediately transition into the NBA. Instead, he elected to remain in Serbia to hone his craft, and ended his Euroleague career as the 2015 MVP of the league. The 27-year-old finally made his NBA debut this s...

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HT: 6' 10"   WT: 240 lbs   DOB: 1/1/1988  College: Serbia   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd, #35 Overall in 2010   Show ContractHide Contract

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Nemanja Bjelica Contract Information:

Signed a three-year, $11.7 million contract with the Timberwolves in July of 2015.

November 29, 2016  –  Nemanja Bjelica News

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Bjelica scored eight points with six rebounds in 26 minutes in Monday's loss to Utah.

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Nemanja Bjelica NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2015-16 27 MIN 60 17.9 5.1 3.5 1.4 0.4 0.4 0.8 46.8 72.7 0.8 0.8 2.7 2.1 38.4 1.8 3.9 0.7 0.9
2016-17 28 MIN 18 16.9 6.1 3.4 1.0 0.8 0.3 1.1 37.4 77.3 1.1 0.5 2.9 3.3 32.2 2.1 5.5 0.9 1.2
Rest Of Season Projections 28 MIN 56 16.1 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 rest of season projections for Nemanja Bjelica
2016-17 Projections 28 MIN 64 16.9 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for Nemanja Bjelica

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Nemanja Bjelica NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 4 17.0 4.0 2.3 0.8 1.3 0.3 0.8 25.0 100.0 1.3 0.3 2.0 3.5 21.4 1.3 5.0 0.8 0.8
Last 14 Days 7 16.0 5.1 2.9 0.7 1.0 0.3 0.7 28.6 84.6 1.3 0.3 2.6 3.3 21.7 1.4 5.0 1.6 1.9
Last 30 Days 15 17.3 6.7 3.3 1.0 0.9 0.3 1.2 38.6 83.3 1.1 0.5 2.8 3.5 34.0 2.3 5.9 1.0 1.2
Last 5 Games 5 17.6 4.8 3.0 1.0 1.4 0.2 0.8 26.9 85.7 1.4 0.4 2.6 3.6 22.2 1.4 5.2 1.2 1.4
Last 10 Games 10 18.9 7.4 3.4 1.0 1.1 0.3 1.3 39.3 86.7 1.0 0.5 2.9 3.9 33.3 2.4 6.1 1.3 1.5

 

2016-17 NBA Game Log   Nemanja Bjelica
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Date Opp MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Nov 30 NYK 16 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 4 0 0 3
Nov 28 UTA 26 8 6 1 1 0 2 2 6 3 3 1 3 1 5 0
Nov 26 @GSW 13 5 1 0 1 0 3 2 5 0 0 1 3 0 1 0
Nov 25 @PHO 13 3 2 0 2 1 0 1 4 0 0 1 4 0 2 2
Nov 23 @NOP 20 8 6 2 2 0 2 2 6 3 4 1 4 1 5 3
Nov 21 BOS 10 10 1 0 0 0 1 3 5 3 4 1 2 0 1 1
Nov 19 @MEM 14 2 4 0 0 1 1 0 4 2 2 0 3 0 4 3
Nov 17 PHI 15 8 4 1 1 0 0 3 7 1 1 1 4 1 3 1
Nov 15 CHA 21 6 2 1 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 2 4 0 2 2
Nov 13 LAL 41 24 8 3 3 1 1 9 15 1 1 5 8 2 6 3
Nov 12 LAC 18 8 1 4 1 0 1 3 6 0 0 2 3 0 1 4
Nov 9 @ORL 7 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 3
Nov 8 @BKN 12 5 5 0 1 1 1 2 5 0 1 1 3 1 4 2
Nov 5 @OKC 11 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 3
Nov 3 DEN 22 14 8 1 0 0 4 5 13 2 2 2 5 2 6 2
Nov 1 MEM 18 5 8 2 1 0 1 2 4 0 0 1 2 1 7 3
Oct 29 @SAC 13 1 2 1 0 1 2 0 3 1 2 0 3 0 2 3
Oct 26 @MEM 15 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 4 1 2 0 1 0 1 3
Nemanja Bjelica Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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Date Opponent PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
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Nemanja Bjelica – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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#2 Power Forward
Also Listed As:  #4 Small Forward

1.  Gorgui Dieng

2.  Nemanja Bjelica

3.  Jordan Hill

4.  Karl-Anthony Towns

5.  Adreian Payne

Minnesota Timberwolves

True Shooting Percentage

50.6%

True Shooting % in 2016-17

In 2016-17, Nemanja Bjelica has a true shooting percentage of 50.6%.

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Nemanja Bjelica NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2015-16 27 MIN 60 36.0 10.3 7.0 2.7 0.9 0.7 1.6 46.8 72.7 1.6 1.6 5.4 4.2 38.4 3.7 7.9 1.3 1.8
2016-17 28 MIN 18 36.0 13.0 7.2 2.1 1.7 0.7 2.2 37.4 77.3 2.4 1.1 6.1 7.0 32.2 4.4 11.7 2.0 2.6
Rest Of Season Projections 28 MIN 56 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 rest of season projections for Nemanja Bjelica
2016-17 Projections 28 MIN 64 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for Nemanja Bjelica

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Nemanja Bjelica NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2015-16 27 MIN 60 1075 308 210 82 26 21 48 46.8 72.7 47 49 161 125 38.4 110 235 40 55
2016-17 28 MIN 18 305 110 61 18 14 6 19 37.4 77.3 20 9 52 59 32.2 37 99 17 22
Rest Of Season Projections 28 MIN 56 902 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 rest of season projections for Nemanja Bjelica
2016-17 Projections 28 MIN 64 1083 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for Nemanja Bjelica

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Nemanja Bjelica NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2015-16 27 MIN 60 17.9 59.4 57.0 21.1 12.1 1.7 7.7
2016-17 28 MIN 18 16.9 50.6 47.0 12.3 13.6 0.9 6.8
Rest Of Season Projections 28 MIN 56 16.1 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 rest of season projections for Nemanja Bjelica
2016-17 Projections 28 MIN 64 16.9 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for Nemanja Bjelica

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Nemanja Bjelica: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Bjelica scored 10 points with one rebound in ten minutes in Monday's loss to Boston.

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Bjelica scored six points (2-4 FG, 2-4 3Pt) to go with two rebounds and an assist across 21 minutes in Tuesday's 115-108 loss to the Hornets.

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Bjelica will return to the bench for Tuesday's game against the Hornets.

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Bjelica scored 24 points (9-15 FG, 5-8 3Pt, 1-1 FT) while adding eight rebounds, three assists, three steals and a block in 41 minutes during Sunday's 125-99 win over the Lakers.

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Bjelica will start at small forward Sunday against the Lakers.

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Bjelica didn't score (0-1 FG, 0-1 3Pt) and had just two rebounds in seven minutes during Wednesday's 123-107 win over the Magic.

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Bjelica provided a season-high 14 points (5-13 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 2-2 FT) to go with eight rebounds and one assist across 22 minutes in Thursday's 102-99 loss to the Nuggets.

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Bjelica scored three points (1-4 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 1-2 FT) and added one block and a rebound across 14 minutes in Wednesday's 102-98 loss to the Grizzlies.

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Bjelica posted 14 points (6-11 FG, 2-5 3Pt), four rebounds, two assists, two blocks and one steal across 26 minutes in Friday's 109-74 preseason loss to the Hornets.

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Bjelica scored 11 points (4-10 FG, 3-5 3Pt) and added four rebounds, two assists, one steal and one block across 23 minutes in Wednesday's 105-88 preseason win over the Nuggets.

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Bjelica scored 12 points (5-9 FG, 2-5 3Pt) to go with five rebounds, two steals, one block and one assist across 26 minutes in Saturday's preseason 109-100 win over the Heat.

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Bjelica is nursing a leg injury and won't suit up for Serbia in the 2016 Summer Olympics, Yugobasket reports.

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2016-17

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2015-16

Bjelica is entering his first season in the NBA after being brought over from Turkey this offseason. As a 6-10 small forward, Bjelica has intriguing size for his position and should challenge for spot minutes at both forward slots for Minnesota in 2015-16. Bjelica's averages for 2014-15 were 12.1 points, 8.5 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 1.3 steals, and 0.8 blocks in 28 minutes per game. He shot 35 percent on three-pointers for his European club last season, while making 0.9 three-pointers per game, so a stretch-four role is not out of the question for the first-year-player, should he earn one. Bjelica also has the reputation as a point-forward in Europe, despite only 1.9 assists last season in Turkey, so it's possible he has some playmaking upside as well. There will be an adjustment to professional ball in the United States, but it will be worth watching Bjelica in training camp, as his skill set could make him an interesting prospect should he carve out a role with the Timberwolves.