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Great honor for Bayern leader Vladimir Lucic

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Vladimir Lucic, head and co-captain ofFC Bayern Basketball, has again received a valuable award: The Serbian small forward has been voted into the "All-EuroLeague Second Team 2021/2022" the second five of the premier league. All fans were able to participate in the voting, and the teams' captains and head coaches also voted. It is the second honor for the 32-year-old at this level, last season he was the first player ever of a German team to be elected to the Starting Five of the EuroLeague.

Vladimir "Luća" Lucic is already playing his sixth season for Bayern and extended his contract in February until 2025. A year ago, the fans of the five-time German champions had voted him "FCBB Player of the Decade." Lucic will play his 175th game in the Bundesliga on Friday night with the playoff opener against Chemnitz (20:30., Audi Dome).

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Vladimir Lucic is co-captain of FC Bayern Basketball (c) Pahnke

12.1 points in the top class

In the EuroLeague, the combative all-rounder wore the Bayern jersey 118 times (plus 25 times in the EuroCup). With an average of 12.1 points per game, 4.2 rebounds and his team's highest performance index rating (14.2), Lucic again played a key role in Bayern's playoff run in the EuroLeague this season. His all-time scoring average in Europe's top competition is 10.4 points.

The Munich-based crunch-time specialist is once again in notable company as a member of the Second Five: Alongside him this time are Vasilije Micic of defending champions Efes Istanbul, Shavon Shields (Milan), Kostas Sloukas (Olympiakos) and Georgios Papagiannis (Panathinaikos) on the All-EuroLeague Second Team. The All First Team was released by EuroLeague on Thursday: Mike James (Monaco), Shane Larkin (Efes), Nikola Mirotic (Barcelona), Walter Tavares (Real Madrid) and Sasha Vezenkov (Olympiakos).


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