BENDER, DRAGAN
IJT KK SPLIT 9 Forward
Height: 2.11 Born: 17 November, 1997 Nationality: Croatia
2012-13 NIJT STATISTICS
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
  G GS Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
Totals 4 4 112:42 22 8/15 1/7 3/4 2 27 29 7 5 10 9 1 9 7 45
Averages 4 4 28:10 5.5 53.3% 14.3% 75% 0.5 6.8 7.3 1.8 1.3 2.5 2.3 0.3 2.3 1.8 11.3
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Game Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
4 * vs IJT CLUB JOVENTUT BADALONA 13:56           3 3     4 1   4   -4
5 * at IJT UNION OLIMPIJA LJUBLJANA 37:09 9 3/4 0/3 3/3   7 7 1 3 1 6   2 4 23
5 * at IJT CAJASOL SEVILLA 35:40 11 4/6 1/4     9 9 4 2 3 1 1 2 2 18
6 * at IJT CB L'HOSPITALET 25:57 2 1/5   0/1 2 8 10 2   2 1   1 1 8
4 Totals 112:42 22 8/15 1/7 3/4 2 27 29 7 5 10 9 1 9 7 45
Average 28:10 5.5 53.3% 14.3% 75% 0.5 6.8 7.3 1.8 1.3 2.5 2.29 0.3 2.29 1.8 11.3
2012-13 NIJT individual rankings
This player is not ranked among the Top 25 in any category.
Career Notes
  • Grew up with Nikola Vujcic Akademija (Croatia).
  • Signed for the 2012-13 season by KK Split.
  • Signed for the 2013-14 season by Ribola Kastela, A2.
  • Moved to Israel for the 2014-15 season, signed by Maccabi Tel Aviv, then loaned to Ironi Ramat Gan.
  • Back to Maccabi Tel Aviv, for the 2015-16 season.
  • Signed for the 2016-17 season by Phoenix Suns.
  • Played there till the 2018-19 championship.
  • Signed for the 2019-20 season by Milwaukee Bucks, also played with Wisconsin Herd, G-League.
  • In February’20, signed by Golden State Warriors.
  • Moved to Israel for the 2020-21 season, signed by Maccabi Tel Aviv.
Miscellaneous
  • Won the 2016 Israeli National Cup with Maccabi Tel Aviv.
  • Played the 2016 Israeli All Star Game.
  • Member of the Croatian National Team.
  • Played at the 2017 European Championship.
  • Has been member of the Croatian U-16, U-18 and U-19 National Team.
  • Won the bronze medal at the 2014 European U-18 Championship.
  • Played at the 2012 and 2013 European U-16 Championships.
Euroleague
Season Team G Pts Avg 2FG % 3FG % FT % Reb St As Bl
2015-16 Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv 7 15 2.1 4/10 40 2/8 25 1/2 50 10 2 4 3
2020-21 Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv 11 52 4.7 10/17 58.8 7/26 26.9 11/19 57.9 40 4 5 3
Totals 18 67 3.7 14/27 51.9 9/34 26.5 12/21 57.1 50 6 9 6
Averages 18 67 3.7 14/27 51.9 9/34 26.5 12/21 57.1 2.8 0.3 0.5 0.3
Eurocup
Season Team G Pts Avg 2FG % 3FG % FT % Reb St As Bl
2015-16 Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv 3 0 0 0/4 0 0/4 0 0/0 0 2 0 0 2
Totals 3 0 0 0/4 0 0/4 0 0/0 0 2 0 0 2
Averages 3 0 0 0/4 0 0/4 0 0/0 0 0.7 0 0 0.7
U18
Season Team G Pts Avg 2FG % 3FG % FT % Reb St As Bl
2012-13 IJT KK SPLIT 4 22 5.5 8/15 53.3 1/7 14.3 3/4 75 29 5 7 9
2013-14 IJT Cedevita Zagreb 5 33 6.6 11/20 55 3/14 21.4 2/5 40 31 6 15 7
2014-15 U18 Maccabi Teddy Tel Aviv 4 92 23 30/64 46.9 4/15 26.7 20/26 76.9 43 7 12 5
Totals 13 147 11.3 49/99 49.5 8/36 22.2 25/35 71.4 103 18 34 21
Averages 13 147 11.3 49/99 49.5 8/36 22.2 25/35 71.4 7.9 1.4 2.6 1.6
Career Stats
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Season Team G Pts Avg 2FG
M-A
% 3FG
M-A
% FT
M-A
% Reb St As Bl
2012/13  KK Split 2 2 1.0 1/1 100.0 0/1 0.0 1/2 0.0 1 0 0 0
2014/15  Ironi Ramat Gan 28 271 9.7 72/147 49.0 28/104 26.9 43/67 64.2 207 23 73 32
2015/16  Maccabi Tel Aviv 28 154 5.5 30/51 58.8 24/65 36.9 22/30 73.3 84 17 21 25
2016/17  Phoenix Suns 43 146 13.2 29/60 48.3 28/101 27.7 4/11 36.4 104 11 23 22
2017/18  Phoenix Suns 82 531 6.5 69/162 42.6 118/322 36.6 39/51 76.5 362 22 130 53
2018/19  Phoenix Suns 46 230 5.0 66/96 68.8 22/101 21.8 32/54 59.3 183 18 56 23
2019/20  Milwaukee Bucks 7 26 3.7 6/12 50.0 4/9 44.4 2/3 66.7 20 0 9 5

 Wisconsin Herd 13 266 20.5 68/117 58.1 28/73 38.4 27/34 79.4 116 8 29 22

 Golden State Warriors 9 81 9.0 20/37 54.1 11/34 32.4 8/11 72.7 20 4 19 4