Panathinaikos OPAP Athens bolstered its frontcourt by inking experienced Serbian playmaker Stefan Jovic for the remainder of the season, with an option to extend his contract until the end of the 2022-23 campaign.
Jovic (198 cm, 31 years old) last played with Khimki Moscow Region, where he appeared in eight EuroLeague games last season and posted 4.4 points, 3.8 assists, 2.0 rebounds, and 1.0 steal. He also had 6.3 points and 3.0 assists in three VTB United League appearances.
Stefan Jovic is a veteran of six EuroLeague seasons – the first three came with Crvena Zvezda Belgrade, one with FC Bayern Munich, and the last two with Khimki. He has appeared in 123 games in the competition and shares the EuroLeague’s single-game assists record with 19, which he set while playing for Zvezda against Bayern on November 12, 2015.