NBA Basketball

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Nemanja Bjelica
PPG RPG APG
5.5 2.5 0.6
Team: MinnesotaHeight: 6-10 Born: 5/9/1988
Position: PFWeight: 235 Birthplace: Belgrade, Serbia
College: NoneDraft: 2nd Round 5th pick by Wizards (2010)


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Jan. 16 6:29 PM PT7:29 PM MT8:29 PM CT9:29 PM ET2:29 GMT10:29 7:29 PM MST9:29 PM EST6:29 UAE (+1)03:2921:29 ET8:29 PM CTNaN:� - Nemanja Bjelica scored two points Tuesday on 1-of-1 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves lost to the Orlando Magic 108-102. Bjelica grabbed one rebound and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +2 in his 4:32 on the floor.
Analysis: Magic guard Arron Afflalo and Bjelica were ejected with 7:58 left in the second quarter when they got into a fight while the game was being played.
Jan. 14 8:13 PM PT9:13 PM MT10:13 PM CT11:13 PM ET4:13 GMT12:13 9:13 PM MST11:13 PM EST8:13 UAE05:1323:13 ET10:13 PM CTNaN:� - Nemanja Bjelica scored five points Sunday on 2-of-4 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves topped the Portland Trail Blazers 120-103. Bjelica pulled down five rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +8 in his 18:37 of playing time. Bjelica went 1 of 2 from behind the arc.
Jan. 12 7:20 PM PT8:20 PM MT9:20 PM CT10:20 PM ET3:20 GMT11:20 8:20 PM MST10:20 PM EST7:20 UAE (+1)04:2022:20 ET9:20 PM CTNaN:� - Nemanja Bjelica scored 10 points Friday on 4-of-4 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the New York Knicks 118-108. Bjelica did not grab a rebound nor have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +9 in his 11:19 of playing time. Bjelica went 2 of 2 from 3-point range.
Jan. 10 7:09 PM PT8:09 PM MT9:09 PM CT10:09 PM ET3:09 GMT11:09 8:09 PM MST10:09 PM EST7:09 UAE (+1)04:0922:09 ET9:09 PM CTNaN:� - Nemanja Bjelica scored three points Wednesday, going 1 of 3 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 104-88. Bjelica grabbed four rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -3 in his 8:32 on the floor. Bjelica went 1 of 3 from 3-point range.
Jan. 9 9:01 PM PT10:01 PM MT11:01 PM CT12:01 AM ET5:01 GMT13:01 10:01 PM MST12:01 AM EST9:01 UAE06:010:01 ET11:01 PM CTNaN:� - Nemanja Bjelica scored seven points Monday, going 3 of 6 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 127-99. Bjelica pulled down two rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -7 in his 17:16 of playing time. Bjelica went 1 of 3 from behind the arc.
Jan. 7 10:10 PM PT11:10 PM MT12:10 AM CT1:10 AM ET6:10 GMT14:10 11:10 PM MST1:10 AM EST10:10 UAE07:101:10 ET12:10 AM CTNaN:� - Nemanja Bjelica scored two points Saturday on 1-of-1 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves topped the New Orleans Pelicans 116-98. Bjelica pulled down one rebound and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +2 in his 12:03 of playing time.
Jan. 5 5:44 PM PT6:44 PM MT7:44 PM CT8:44 PM ET1:44 GMT9:44 6:44 PM MST8:44 PM EST5:44 UAE (+1)02:4420:44 ET7:44 PM CTNaN:� - Nemanja Bjelica scored two points Friday on 1-of-5 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves fell to the Boston Celtics 91-84. Bjelica grabbed two rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -2 in his 10:41 of playing time.
Jan. 1 7:41 PM PT8:41 PM MT9:41 PM CT10:41 PM ET3:41 GMT11:41 8:41 PM MST10:41 PM EST7:41 UAE (+1)04:4122:41 ET9:41 PM CTNaN:� - Nemanja Bjelica scored five points Monday on 2-of-4 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 114-96. Bjelica pulled down four rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -4 in his 14:37 of playing time. Bjelica went 1 of 3 from 3-point range.
Dec. 31 4:04 PM PT5:04 PM MT6:04 PM CT7:04 PM ET0:04 GMT8:04 5:04 PM MST7:04 PM EST4:04 UAE (+1)01:0419:04 ET6:04 PM CTNaN:� - Nemanja Bjelica scored four points Sunday, going 2 of 11 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Indiana Pacers 107-90. Bjelica pulled down two rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -15 in his 17:23 on the floor. He added two steals.
Dec. 27 8:14 PM PT9:14 PM MT10:14 PM CT11:14 PM ET4:14 GMT12:14 9:14 PM MST11:14 PM EST8:14 UAE05:1423:14 ET10:14 PM CTNaN:� - Nemanja Bjelica scored one point Wednesday, going 0 of 1 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves topped the Denver Nuggets 128-125 in overtime. Bjelica pulled down three rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of 0 in his 9:49 of playing time.
Nov. 24 3:27 PM PT4:27 PM MT5:27 PM CT6:27 PM ET23:27 GMT7:27 4:27 PM MST6:27 PM EST3:27 UAE (+1)00:2718:27 ET5:27 PM CTNaN:� - Bjelica (sprained left foot) returned Monday and scored one point on 0-of-1 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 121-104. Bjelica grabbed two rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -2 in his 5:45 on the floor.
Analysis: Bjelica, Minnesota's best 3-point shooter, played for the first time since Nov. 22. His minutes figure to remain low for a while as the Timberwolves continue to be cautious since he fractured a bone in the same foot back in March.
Nov. 23 9:23 PM PT10:23 PM MT11:23 PM CT12:23 AM ET5:23 GMT13:23 10:23 PM MST12:23 AM EST9:23 UAE06:230:23 ET11:23 PM CTNaN:� - Nemanja Bjelica went scoreless Wednesday on 0-of-3 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Orlando Magic 124-118. Bjelica did not grab a rebound nor have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -16 in his 7:51 on the floor. He added one steal.
Nov. 20 6:34 PM PT7:34 PM MT8:34 PM CT9:34 PM ET2:34 GMT10:34 7:34 PM MST9:34 PM EST6:34 UAE (+1)03:3421:34 ET8:34 PM CTNaN:� - Nemanja Bjelica scored seven points Monday on 3-of-4 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves fell to the Charlotte Hornets 118-102. Bjelica grabbed three rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -6 in his 15:32 of playing time. He added one block. Bjelica went 1 of 1 from behind the arc.
Nov. 19 7:30 PM PT8:30 PM MT9:30 PM CT10:30 PM ET3:30 GMT11:30 8:30 PM MST10:30 PM EST7:30 UAE (+1)04:3022:30 ET9:30 PM CTNaN:� - Nemanja Bjelica scored seven points Sunday on 3-of-4 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves lost to the Detroit Pistons 100-97. Bjelica grabbed two rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +4 in his 15:20 on the floor. Bjelica went 1 of 2 from behind the arc.
Nov. 18 11:12 AM PT12:12 PM MT1:12 PM CT2:12 PM ET19:12 GMT3:12 12:12 PM MST2:12 PM EST23:12 UAE20:1214:12 ET1:12 PM CTNaN:� - Nemanja Bjelica scored seven points Friday, going 3 of 4 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Dallas Mavericks 111-87. Bjelica pulled down three rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +7 in his 12:19 on the floor. Bjelica went 1 of 2 from 3-point range.
Nov. 16 7:19 AM PT8:19 AM MT9:19 AM CT10:19 AM ET15:19 GMT23:19 8:19 AM MST10:19 AM EST19:19 UAE16:1910:19 ET9:19 AM CTNaN:� - Nemanja Bjelica scored 11 points Wednesday, going 5 of 9 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the San Antonio Spurs 98-86. Bjelica grabbed four rebounds and dished out two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +15 in his 22:07 on the floor. He added one block and one steal. Bjelica went 1 of 2 from behind the arc.
Nov. 14 8:57 AM PT9:57 AM MT10:57 AM CT11:57 AM ET16:57 GMT0:57 9:57 AM MST11:57 AM EST20:57 UAE17:5711:57 ET10:57 AM CTNaN:� - Nemanja Bjelica scored five points Monday, going 2 of 4 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Utah Jazz 109-98. Bjelica grabbed four rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +1 in his 13:01 of playing time. Bjelica went 1 of 2 from 3-point range.
Nov. 12 10:40 PM PT11:40 PM MT12:40 AM CT1:40 AM ET6:40 GMT14:40 11:40 PM MST1:40 AM EST10:40 UAE07:401:40 ET12:40 AM CTNaN:� - Nemanja Bjelica scored six points Saturday, going 3 of 7 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves lost to the Phoenix Suns 118-110. Bjelica grabbed seven rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +17 in his 19:32 of playing time. He tacked on one steal.
Nov. 9 10:27 PM PT11:27 PM MT12:27 AM CT1:27 AM ET6:27 GMT14:27 11:27 PM MST1:27 AM EST10:27 UAE07:271:27 ET12:27 AM CTNaN:� - Nemanja Bjelica scored three points Wednesday, going 1 of 4 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves lost to the Golden State Warriors 125-101. Bjelica pulled down one rebound and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -9 in his 14:13 on the floor. He added one steal. Bjelica went 1 of 3 from behind the arc.
Nov. 6 10:00 PM PT11:00 PM MT12:00 AM CT1:00 AM ET6:00 GMT14:00 11:00 PM MST1:00 AM EST10:00 UAE07:001:00 ET12:00 AM CTNaN:� - Nemanja Bjelica scored five points Sunday on 1-of-2 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves topped the Charlotte Hornets 112-94. Bjelica pulled down three rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +3 in his 19:01 on the floor. He added one steal.
Nov. 5 10:14 PM PT11:14 PM MT12:14 AM CT1:14 AM ET6:14 GMT14:14 11:14 PM MST1:14 AM EST10:14 UAE07:141:14 ET12:14 AM CTNaN:� - Nemanja Bjelica scored six points Saturday, going 2 of 2 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Dallas Mavericks 112-99. Bjelica grabbed four rebounds and had two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +2 in his 15:09 on the floor. He added one block. Bjelica went 2 of 2 from 3-point range.
Nov. 2 6:29 AM PT7:29 AM MT8:29 AM CT9:29 AM ET13:29 GMT21:29 6:29 AM MST8:29 AM EST17:29 UAE14:299:29 ET7:29 AM CTNaN:� - Nemanja Bjelica scored 12 points Wednesday, going 5 of 6 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 104-98. Bjelica grabbed four rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +5 in his 13:59 of playing time. He added two steals. Bjelica went 2 of 3 from 3-point range.
Oct. 30 8:26 PM PT9:26 PM MT10:26 PM CT11:26 PM ET3:26 GMT11:26 8:26 PM MST10:26 PM EST7:26 UAE (+1)04:2623:26 ET9:26 PM CTNaN:� - Nemanja Bjelica scored nine points Monday, going 3 of 4 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Miami Heat 125-122 in overtime. Bjelica pulled down two rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +1 in his 14:48 of playing time. He tacked on two steals. Bjelica went 1 of 2 from behind the arc.
Oct. 27 7:17 PM PT8:17 PM MT9:17 PM CT10:17 PM ET2:17 GMT10:17 7:17 PM MST9:17 PM EST6:17 UAE (+1)04:1722:17 ET9:17 PM CTNaN:� - Nemanja Bjelica scored three points Friday on 1-of-1 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 119-116. Bjelica pulled down one rebound and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -4 in his 7:58 on the floor. Bjelica went 1 of 1 from 3-point range.
Oct. 25 11:00 PM PT12:00 AM MT1:00 AM CT2:00 AM ET6:00 GMT14:00 11:00 PM MST1:00 AM EST10:00 UAE08:002:00 ET1:00 AM CTNaN:� - Nemanja Bjelica scored 18 points Tuesday on 6-of-10 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves lost to the Indiana Pacers 130-107. Bjelica grabbed one rebound and dished out two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -6 in his 25:55 of playing time. He added one block and one steal. Bjelica went 4 of 8 from behind the arc.
Oct. 25 7:23 PM PT8:23 PM MT9:23 PM CT10:23 PM ET2:23 GMT10:23 7:23 PM MST9:23 PM EST6:23 UAE (+1)04:2322:23 ET9:23 PM CTNaN:� - Nemanja Bjelica scored seven points Wednesday on 2-of-5 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves lost to the Detroit Pistons 122-101. Bjelica pulled down three rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -17 in his 23:39 on the floor. Bjelica went 1 of 3 from behind the arc.
Oct. 22 7:02 PM PT8:02 PM MT9:02 PM CT10:02 PM ET2:02 GMT10:02 7:02 PM MST9:02 PM EST6:02 UAE (+1)04:0222:02 ET9:02 PM CTNaN:� - Nemanja Bjelica scored three points Sunday, going 1 of 1 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 115-113. Bjelica grabbed one rebound and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -8 in his 8:51 of playing time. Bjelica went 1 of 1 from 3-point range.
Oct. 20 8:36 PM PT9:36 PM MT10:36 PM CT11:36 PM ET3:36 GMT11:36 8:36 PM MST10:36 PM EST7:36 UAE (+1)05:3623:36 ET10:36 PM CTNaN:� - Nemanja Bjelica scored 10 points Friday on 4-of-5 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Utah Jazz 100-97. Bjelica grabbed five rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +14 in his 13:22 of playing time. Bjelica went 2 of 2 from 3-point range.
Oct. 19 6:23 AM PT7:23 AM MT8:23 AM CT9:23 AM ET13:23 GMT21:23 6:23 AM MST8:23 AM EST17:23 UAE15:239:23 ET8:23 AM CTNaN:� - Nemanja Bjelica scored nine points Wednesday on 3-of-8 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves lost to the San Antonio Spurs 107-99. Bjelica pulled down three rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +15 in his 12:46 of playing time. Bjelica went 1 of 2 from 3-point range.
Sep. 26 5:49 PM PT6:49 PM MT7:49 PM CT8:49 PM ET0:49 GMT8:49 5:49 PM MST7:49 PM EST4:49 UAE (+1)02:4920:49 ET7:49 PM CTNaN:� - Bjelica (fractured left foot) appeared in both preseason games.
Analysis: Bjelica, who sustained the injury in March, has been a solid bench player during his two NBA seasons, but could be looking at a reduced role in 2017-18 with the addition of veteran Taj Gibson.

Regular Season Stats

Per Game
Year Team G MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG FG% 3P% FT%
15-16 Min 60 17.9 5.1 3.5 1.4 0.4 0.4 0.8 .468 .384 .727
16-17 Min 65 18.3 6.2 3.8 1.2 0.6 0.3 0.9 .424 .316 .738
17-18 Min 32 13.5 5.5 2.5 0.6 0.4 0.1 0.7 .520 .452 .833
Career 157 17.2 5.6 3.4 1.2 0.5 0.3 0.8 .455 .363 .746

Totals
Year Team G Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR TR A Stl Blk TO Pts
15-16 Min  60 1075 110 235 48 125 40 55 49 210 82 26 21 47 308
16-17 Min  65 1190 151 356 56 177 45 61 57 244 79 40 20 59 403
17-18 Min  32 433 66 127 28 62 15 18 15 79 20 13 4 21 175
Career 157 2698 327 718 132 364 100 134 121 533 181 79 45 127 886


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