Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade continued investing in its future on Monday by signing forward Ranko Simovic to his first professional contract. Simovic (2.03 meters, 18 years old) and Zvezda agreed on a four-year contract. The teenage forward comes from Zvezda's junior team, with whom he won the Euroleague Basketball ADIDAS NEXT GENERATION TOURNAMENT Belgrade this past February. He played in the spring at the ANGT Final in Istanbul, averaging 7 points and 7.4 rebounds in those games. Simovic has also been a member of the Serbian junior national teams.