Former BYU Great Eric Mika Signs With Partizan BC In Serbia

Aug 24, 2020, 10:02 AM
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SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 01: Eric Mika #42 of the Sacramento Kings goes up for a slam dunk against the Los Angeles Lakers during the first half of an NBA basketball game at Golden 1 Center on February 01, 2020 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
(Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former BYU basketball great Eric Mika has signed a new contract with KK Partizan located in Belgrade, Serbia.

Partizan was the top team in the EuroCup during the shortened 2019-20 season. This past season, Mika had a brief stint in the NBA with the Sacramento Kings where he played in one game.

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Mika primarily spent the 2019-20 season in the G League with the Kings affiliate, Stockton Kings. In the G-League, Mika posted averages of 18.7 points, 11.9 rebounds, and 1.8 assists per game.

Previous stops for Eric Mika during his pro career

The fourth-year pro has prior experience with the EuroCup when he played for Basket Brescia Leonessa in Italy during the 2018-19 season.

Partizan will be the sixth franchise Mika has played for during his well-traveled pro career. During his two-year career at BYU, Mika posted averages of 16.1 points and 7.8 rebounds per game. Including a sophomore season in 2016-17 that saw the former Lone Peak High big man average nearly a double-double with 20.3 points and 9.2 rebounds.

Partizan begins its 2020-21 EuroCup on September 30th when they take on Divina Seguros Joventut in Spain.

Mitch Harper is a BYU Insider for and host of the Cougar Tracks Podcast (SUBSCRIBE) and Cougar Sports Saturday (Saturday from 12-3 pm) on KSL Newsradio. Follow him on Twitter: @Mitch_Harper.

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