It's all about the fans!
Boban Marjanovic, the 7′ 3″ Serbian center that sports a 7′ 8″ wingspan and has hands that could swallow reporters whole, has quickly become a fan favorite in the Alamo City and beyond. Listen to this crowd in Philly cheer as Boban throws in an 18-footer over Jahlil Okafor, it’s unbelievable.
Some have called this phenomenon Boban-Mania. There was an autograph signing event where Wingstop had to issue a no-camping-out policy for fear that they would have a situation on their hands. It’s not often that a 12th-man who’s played less than 300 minutes gets an article written about them in the New York Times. One fan even shaved Boban’s likeness into his hair! That’s next-level fandom. One thing is for sure — Boban is loved in the Alamo City and beyond.
Like most rookies that play for Gregg Popovich, Boban hasn’t gotten to see the floor much in his first year. In his 42 appearances for the Silver and Black the big man is posting averages of 8 minutes, 5 points (60% from the floor) and 3.5 rebounds. But if you look at his advanced and per-minute stats……Read More