By Eurohoops Team/ email@example.com
Nedovic, 29, was a free agent after completing his two-year run with AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan, his fifth Turkish Airlines EuroLeague side. He enters his 6th team with 104 appearances in Europe’s premier club competition.
The newcomer fits in the roster nicely following the recent departure of Nick Calathes plus Jimmer Fredette not being part of the 2020-21 plans for new head coach George Vovoras.
As for his 2019-20 run, Nedovic put up 7.9 points, 1.7 assists, and 1.2 rebounds per EuroLeague match, and 12.2 points per LBA Serie A contest. Both competitions were prematurely concluded due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Marcus Foster is expected to be the next addition to Panathinaikos.
Per Panathinaikos: “Nedovic is a Serbian Basketball Player who was born in 16 June 1991. Standing at 1.91 m, he can play at both the point guard and shooting guard positions. He also represented the senior Serbian national basketball team internationally.
He began to train in Italy with Ascoli basketball when he was 11 years of age. He lived there because his father was playing professional handball locally with the Ascoli Piceno Handball. In 2005, he moved to Crvena zvezda at the age of 15. He had success in the junior competition, as in 2008, when he became champion with the junior team of Crvena zvezda.
After that, he moved to the first team where he finally made a breakthrough professionally. In his first season with the team, he was scoring in double digits, forcing the team management to extend a contract with him for one more season.
In the summer of 2012, Nedovc signed a contract with the Lithuanian team Lietuvos rytas Vilnius. In his first EuroLeague season with Rytas he averaged 9.8 points, 2.5 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game.
He was labeled during the 2013 NBA draft as “The European Derrick Rose” by some ESPN analysts because of his athleticism, explosiveness, versatility, similar size, and ability to play both guard positions. After he was drafted by the Golden State Warriors, Mark Jackson, the team coach, has said that Nedović “is a very good athlete with highly deceptive speed.”
On 27 June 2013, Nedović was selected with the 30th overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft by the Phoenix Suns. He was later traded to the Golden State Warriors on draft night. He is also the last draft pick called by David Stern in his career as a commissioner of the NBA On 9 July 2013 he signed with the Warriors. During his rookie season, he had multiple assignments with the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA Development League.
In July 2014, Nedović joined the Warriors for the 2014 NBA Summer League where he averaged 9.4 points, 2.0 rebounds and 2.2 assists in five games. On 11 November 2014, he was waived by the Warriors.
On July 2, 2015, the same day when he parted ways with Valencia, he signed a one-year contract with Unicaja. On May 30, 2016, he signed a new two-year contract with the team. In April 2017, he won the EuroCup with Unicaja after beating Valencia BC in the Finals. On June 7, 2017, Nedović re-signed with Unicaja for the 2017–18 season. On June 27, 2018, Nedović officially left Unicaja after 3 years.
On June 27, 2018, Nedović signed a multi-year deal with the Italian club Olimpia Milano.”