After the transfer of national basketball player Sertaç Şanlı to Barcelona at the end of last season, Anadolu Efes filled Şanlı’s vacancy with Filip Petrusev. A 1-year contract was signed with the 2.11-foot Serbian center.
Anadolu Efes announced the signing of a 1-year contract with Serbian center/long forward Filip Petrusev.
Born in 2000, the player is 2.11 tall and works in the center position.
Petrusev, who graduated from Gonzaga University in 2020, started his professional career in 2020 with the Mega Soccerbet team of his country.
Filip Petrusev, who showed a very successful performance in the 2020 – 2021 season with the Mega Soccerbet jersey, finished the season in the ABA League with averages of 27.8 productivity points, 23.6 points, 7.6 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.1 blocks.
With these statistics, Petrusev, who completed the ABA League 2020 – 2021 season as the productivity scorer and scorer; He was also selected as the “Most Valuable Player in the League” (MVP) and “Best Young Talent” in the voting made by the coaches, members of the media and fans.
Petrusev, who is also in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games Basketball Qualifying Tournament squad of the Serbian National Team, was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers from the 50th place in the 2nd round in the 2021 NBA Draft.
Filip Petrusev also took part in the Serbian Under-18 National Team, which was the European champion in 2017 and 2018.