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Miro Bilan - C, 6'11, 220
Free agent - Last played with Cedevita Zagreb (Croatia, 2017)
       Date of birth: 07/21/1989
       Country: Croatia
     Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2011
     Out of: KK Zadar (Croatia)
  NBA Experience: 0 years
  Hand: Right




Date
League
Transaction
4th January, 2010 Croatia Signed for the remainder of the season and through 2013 with KK Zadar. Included player option for 2012/13.
11th April, 2011 Croatia Left KK Zadar.
20th September, 2011 Croatia Signed a three year contract with Cedevita Zagreb.
19th July, 2014 Croatia Re-signed by Cedevita Zagreb to a one year contract.
5th May, 2015 Croatia Signed a two year extension with Cedevita Zagreb.
When: Where:
2005 - December 2009 Sibenik (Croatia)
January 2010 - April 2011 KK Zadar (Croatia)
September 2011 - June 2014 Cedevita Zagreb (Croatia)
July 2014 Houston Rockets (Summer League)
July 2014 - June 2017 Cedevita Zagreb (Croatia)
From blog:


   2014 Summer League rosters - Houston
2014-07-02

Miro Bilan - The 6'11 Bilan turns 25 later this month, yet this is his first foray into the NBA. He has long been on the radar of clubs around the world, appearing in European championships at various age levels, and finally cracking the Croatian national team this past season. Bilan has never really broken out, however, merely making steady improvements to his game year on year. A brief spell in the Euroleague in 2012/13 coupled with a longer spell in the Eurocup last season to allow him to take on the best European centres at his position, and he held his own on the offensive end at least, where his post and pick-and-roll play helped him to 8.8 points in 18.4 minutes on 58% shooting, alongside 13.3 points in 22 minutes per game of Croatian league play. Bilan is a prototypical European big man - big enough and offensively skilled, but unathletic, and a defensive factor only by the virtue of giving a good hard foul. He can make shots around the basket and from mid-range, but neither his physical tools nor style of play are ideally suited for the NBA and he is probably best where he is. Greg Smith admittedly played a bit like this while being slightly smaller, but Greg Smith was faster and had hands like mattresses. Or like Tim Howard.

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