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Goran Suton
PF/C - 6'10, 245lbs - 37 years old - 0 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2019 season
  • Birthdate: 08/11/1985
  • Drafted (NBA): 50th pick, 2009
  • Pre-draft team: Michigan State
  • Country: Bosnia/USA
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
Transactions
DateLeagueTransaction
1st September, 2009NBASigned an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Utah.
21st October, 2009NBAWaived by Utah.
3rd November, 2009RussiaSigned a three year contract with Spartak St. Petersburg.
13th June, 2010RussiaReleased by Spartak St. Petersburg.
23rd July, 2010ItalySigned a one year contract with Angelico Biella.
2nd July, 2011CroatiaSigned a one year contract with Cibona Zagreb.
8th August, 2012CroatiaSigned a two year contract with Cedevita Zagreb.
15th August, 2014SpainSigned a one year contract with Joventut Badalona.
5th August, 2015SpainSigned another one year contract with Joventut Badalona.
2nd August, 2016SpainSigned a one year contract with Estudiantes Madrid.
29th June, 2017SpainSigned a one year extension with Estudiantes.
Career Moves
2005 - 2009Michigan State (NCAA)
July 2009Utah Jazz (Summer League)
September 2009 - October 2009Utah Jazz (NBA)
November 2009 - June 2010Spartak St. Petersburg (Russia)
July 2010 - June 2011Angellico Biella (Italy)
July 2011 - June 2012Cibona Zagreb (Croatia)
August 2012 - June 2014Cedevita Zagreb (Croatia)
August 2014 - June 2016Joventut Badalona (Spain)
August 2016 - presentEstudiantes Madrid (Spain)
Articles about Goran Suton

June 19, 2010

Another ex-NBA draft pick to have signed in Italy is Milovan Rakovic, whose rights are owned by the Magic. Rakovic was one of the best players in the Russian Superleague last year, averaging 15.2 points and 6.4 rebounds in 25 minutes per game for Spartak St Petersburg. He's cashing in on that and moving to Italy to play for Italian powerhouse Montepaschi Siena. There's lots of upheaval in Russia at the moment; the Superleague teams have all signed a pact vowing to break away from the current governing body, with whom they are thoroughly disenfranchised, and to begin running operations on their own. Amidst this upheaval, many players have left; Spartak also released James White (14.8/3.7) and Goran Suton (played 94 minutes all season). Additionally, Unics Kazan have released veteran Lithuanian jumpshooter Saulius ├ů┬átombergas, and Lokomotiv Kuban have released their imports James Gist, Andre Owens and Gerald Green. It's probably fair to say that Green will not be returning to the Dallas Mavericks.

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June 14, 2010

Mehmut Okur is not the player he used to be. He has a had a strong career and is only 31 years old, but it's an old 31. Okur has declined for a couple of years, and his value has dropped off accordingly. It is probably not a coincidence that Utah drafted Goran Suton in the second round last season, a man who bears strong similarities to Okur at the same age, and that they have been drafting big men for a few years now (Kyrylo Fesenko, Kosta Koufos, Ante Tomic).

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April 29, 2010

- Goran Suton

Suton, one of only about 2 big men taken in the last draft, signed with the Jazz for training camp. But due to their finances, he did not make the team, so he took his Bosnian and Croatian passports and went to Russia to play for Spartak St. Petersburg's. He had a nothing season, though, appearing in only 5 games and 31 minutes of Russian Superleague play, totalling 5 points, 9 rebounds and 6 fouls. Suton has had meniscus surgery, which has factored, but he didn't play even when healthy.

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