Zalgiris tabs promising guard Vasilije Micic 6
Zalgiris Kaunas strengthened its backcourt by signing playmaker Vasilije Micic to a one-year deal with an option for an extra season.
Micic (1.96 meters, 24 years old) arrives from Tofas Bursa, where he averaged 13.3 points and 3.9 assists in 24 Turkish League games last season.
He started his career with FMP Belgrade and played for another Serbian club, Mega Vizura, before joining German powerhouse FC Bayern Munich in 2014. He has also played for Crvena Zvezda Belgrade, with whom he averaged 5.5 points and 2.3 assists in 17 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague games in the 2015-16 season. He helped Zvezda reach the EuroLeague playoffs and win the Adriatic League and the Serbian League trophies.
Micic has also been a member of the Serbian national team. He helped Serbia win silver medals at the 2011 U18 European Championships and the 2013 U19 World Championships.