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Chicago Bulls Eastern Central
 
Nikola Vucevic • #9 • C
22.8 ppg, 48.5 FG% in last 5 gp
Status:On roster
Ht/Wt:7'0", 260 lbs.
Born:Oct 24, 1990 (30 yrs) in Morges, SUI
From:Southern California
Experience:9 years
Drafted:Drafted by Philadelphia in 2011 (1/16).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Orlando in 2021.
Movements & Injuries
2021
3/25/2021 Acquired from the Orlando Magic
2019
12/15/2019 Missed 11 games (sprained right ankle).
11/21/2019 Sprained right ankle, sidelined indefinitely.
7/06/2019 Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Orlando Magic to a four-year contract.
4/12/2019 Missed the last regular season game (stomach virus).
4/10/2019 Stomach virus, day-to-day.
2018
12/21/2018 Missed 1 game (personal reasons).
12/19/2018 Personal reasons, day-to-day.
4/08/2018 Missed 1 game (lower back tightness).
4/06/2018 Lower back tightness, day-to-day.
2/22/2018 Missed 23 games (fractured left hand).
2017
12/23/2017 Fractured left hand, sidelined indefinitely.
3/11/2017 Missed 4 games (sore right achilles).
3/05/2017 Sore right Achilles, day-to-day.
2016
12/16/2016 Missed 3 games (back injury).
12/10/2016 Back injury, day-to-day.
4/13/2016 Missed 1 game (right leg injury).
4/11/2016 Right leg injury, day-to-day.
3/31/2016 Missed 13 games (groin).
3/07/2016 Groin, day-to-day.
2015
11/11/2015 Missed 3 games (knee injury).
11/06/2015 Knee injury, day-to-day.
3/10/2015 Missed 2 games (sore left ankle).
3/06/2015 Sore left ankle, day-to-day.
2014
12/13/2014 Missed 6 games (back spasms).
12/02/2014 Back spasms, day-to-day.
10/21/2014 Signed by the Orlando Magic to a four-year contract extension.
4/16/2014 Missed the last 7 regular season games (achilles).
4/04/2014 Achilles, day-to-day.
1/29/2014 Missed 12 games (concussion).
1/08/2014 Concussion, sidelined indefinitely.
1/06/2014 Missed 2 games (sprained left ankle).
1/02/2014 Sprained left ankle, day-to-day.
2013
12/11/2013 Missed 4 games (sprained left ankle).
12/03/2013 Sprained left ankle, day-to-day.
10/26/2013 Orlando Magic exercised their contract option for the 2014-15 season.
3/30/2013 Missed 5 games (concussion).
3/20/2013 Concussion, day-to-day.
2012
10/27/2012 Orlando Magic exercised their contract option for the 2013-14 season.
8/09/2012 Acquired from the Philadelphia 76ers.
2/03/2012 Missed 6 games (left knee injury).
1/23/2012 Left knee injury, day-to-day.
1/06/2012 Missed 1 game (back injury).
1/04/2012 Back injury, day-to-day.
2011
12/09/2011 Signed by the Philadelphia 76ers.
8/22/2011 Signed with Buducnost (Montenegro).
Career Transactions
2021
3/25/2021 Orlando Magic traded Nikola Vucevic and Al-Farouq Aminu to the Chicago Bulls for Wendell Carter Jr., Otto Porter Jr., a protected 2021 first-round pick and a protected 2023 first-round pick.
2012
8/09/2012 Orlando Magic traded Dwight Howard, Chris Duhon and Earl Clark to the Los Angeles Lakers and Jason Richardson to the Philadelphia 76ers. Los Angeles traded Andrew Bynum to Philadelphia and Josh McRoberts, Christian Eyenga, a 2017 first-round pick and a 2015 second-round pick to Orlando. Philadelphia traded Andre Iguodala to the Denver Nuggets and Moe Harkless, Nikola Vucevic and a first-round pick to Orlando. Denver traded Arron Afflalo, Al Harrington, a 2013 second-round pick and a 2014 first-round pick to Orlando.
2011
6/23/2011 Drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1st round (16th overall) in 2011.
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