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Background/Bio

In the 2012 summer, Petra Kulichova won the Bronze Medal in the U18 European Championship and she was a major contributor with 9.5 points, 10.9 rebounds, 3.5 blocks and 2.4 blocks in 26 minutes per game with the Czech National Team.

At club level, Petra Kulichova played for Trutnov in the 2002/03 season and she averaged 9.2 points, 8.4 rebounds and 2.2 blocks in 27 minutes per game in the Eurocup.

After playing during the 2003 summer the U19 World Championship with Czech National Team, Petra continued playing for Trutnov and she averaged 8 points and 7.4 rebounds per game during the 2003/04 season.

In the 2004 summer, Petra Kulichova played the Olympic Games in Athens and she averaged 4 points and 3.7 rebonds per game. Petra also played the U20 Eurocpean Championship and she had a good performance with 7.3 points and 8.3 rebounds in 17 minutes per game.

Petra Kulichova extended her contract with Trutnov for the 2004/05 season and she averaged 14.8 points, 9.8 rebounds, 2.8 steals and 1.9 blocks per game in the Euroleague and 17.1 points and 9.7 rebounds per game in Czech League.

In the 2005 summer, Petra Kulichova won the Gold Medal with Czech Republic in the European Championship, averaging 4.6 points and 5 rebounds in 17 minutes per game and defeating France in the Final (72-70).

Petra Kulichova kept progressing in her game and during the 2005/06 season she won the Euroleague with Gambrinus Brno , averaging 8.5 points, 6.6 rebounds and 1.7 blocks in 27 minutes per game. Petra also won the Czech League with Brno and averaged 9.9 points and 5.4 rebounds per game.

In the 2006 summer, Petra Kulichova played the World Championship in Brazil and she averaged 8 points and 7.8 rebounds per game with the Czech National Team.

In the 2006/07 season, Petra Kulichova re-signed with Gambrinus Brno and she won again the Czech League, averaging 14.2 points and 6.2 rebounds per game. In the Euroleague, Petra reached the Quarter Finals and she averaged 7.1 points and 5.8 rebounds in 22 minutes per game.

In the 2007 summer, Petra Kulichova played the European Championship and she averaged 9.6 points and 7 rebounds per game, qualifying with the Czech National Team in 5th position.

Petra Kulichova continued with Brno during the 2007/08 season and she won the Czech League. Petra also played the Euroleague and she was very successful reaching the Competition Final and averaging 7.8 points and 6.2 rebounds per game.

In the 2008 summer, Petra Kulichova played the Olympic Games in Beijing and she averaged 3.5 points and 4.8 rebounds per game.

Petra Kulichova re-signed with Gambrinus Brno in the 2008/09 season and she averaged 10.4 points and 6.4 rebounds per game in Czech League and 7.6 points and 5.2 rebounds in 25 minutes per game in the Euroleague.

In the 2009 summer, Petra Kulichova played the European Championship in Latvia and with the Czech National Team she averaged 5.7 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game.

Petra extended her contract with Gambrinus Brno for the 2009/10 season and she won one more Czech League and averaged 10.6 points, 8.9 rebounds and 1.9 blocks per game. Petra also playd the Euroleague and she averaged 10.3 points and 5.4 rebounds per game, with excellent 68% from the field.

In the 2010 summer, Petra Kulichova won the Silver Medal in the World Championship played in Czech Republic and she averaged 5.3 points and 3.8 rebounds and was also the best shot blocker in the Championship with 1.8 blocks per game.

In the 2010/11 season, Petra Kulichova signed with USK Praha and she won the Czech League and averaged 5.9 points and 7.7 rebounds per game. Petra also played the Euroleague and she averaged 3.5 points and 6.1 rebounds per game.

In the 2011 summer, Petra Kulichova played the European Championship in Poland and she averaged 7.6 points and 5.7 rebounds in 23 minutes per game, qualifying in 4th position desite Petra´s good performance with 14 points and 6 rebounds against France in the Bronze Medal Game.

Petra Kulichova re-signed with USK Praha in the 2011/12 season and she won the Czech League and the Czech Cup, averaging 7.8 points and 7.2 rebounds per game. In the Euroleague, Petra averaged 3.4 points, 3.1 rebounds and 1.4 blocks in 15 minutes per game.

In the 2012 summer, Petra Kulichova played an exception Qualifying Round for the Olympic Games and with 14.3 points, 16 rebounds and 4.3 rebounds per game, she took Czech Republic to the Olympic Games, averaging 4.8 points and 6.5 rebounds pe game in London.

Petra Kulichova signed in Slovakia with Good Angels Kosice for the 2012/13 seaso and she won the Slovakian League and Cup and also the MEl, where she averaged 8.8 points and 6 rebounds. Petra was also very successful in the Euroleague, reaching the Semifinals and averaging 7.1 points and 6.7 rebounds in 25 minutes per game.

In the 2013 summer, Petra Kulichova played the European Championship in France and averaged 7.2 points and 6.7 rebounds in 26 minutes per game.

In the 2013/14 season, Petra Kulichova signed in Turkey with Besiktas and she averaged 8.8 points, 6.9 rebounds and 1.3 blocks in 27 minutes per game, shining against Tarsus (20 points 10 rebounds +26 efficiency) and Istanbul Universiti (20 points 11 rebounds +25 efficiency).

In the 2014 summer, Petra Kulichova played the World Championship in Turkey and she was the best player in the Czech National Team with 11.7 points and 7 rebounds per game, having her best performance against Japan with 19 points and 9 rebounds.

Petra Kulichova re-signed with Besitkas in the 2014/15 season and she averaged 8.8 points, 6.6 rebounds and +11 efficiency in 23 minutes per game with 69% from the field. Petra finished the Turkish League in sixth position and she also reached Eurocup Quarterfinals, averaging 10.1 points, 8.5 rebounds, 1.7 blocks and +16.5 efficiency in 26 minutes per game with 63% from the field.

In the 2015/16 season, Petra Kulichova signed with Galatasaray and she averaged 6.1 points, 5.2 rebounds, 1 blocks and +7.6 efficiency in 19 minutes per game in Turkish League, with 69% from the field, and she excelled against Adana Aski (20 points +21 efficiency), Yakin Dogu (15 points +19 efficiency), Istanbul Universiti (16 points +17 efficiency). In Euroleague, Petra Kulichova was great against Dynamo Kursk with 11 points, 17 rebounds and +26 efficiency.

Petra Kulichova signed with Botas in the 2016/17 season and she averaged 9.2 points, 6.1 rebounds and 1.4 blocks per game with 61% from the field, shining against Adana with a triple double (19 points 11 rebounds 10 assists +33 efficiency), Galatasaray (18 points +22 efficiency) and Yakin Dogu (16 points).

In the 2017/18 season, Petra Kulichova signed with Ormanspor.

Scouting Report

Petra Kulichova is a 1.98cm Czech center born in 1984 who has an impressive professional basketball career that includes achievements like winning the Euroleague with Brno in 2006 (and also being Euroleague Finalist in 2008), winning the Gold Medal in the 2005 European Championship, winning the Silver Medal in the 2010 World Championship and playing in 3 Olympic Games.

Petra Kulichova is a very experienced post player who is a great rebounder and has always been one of the best shot blockers in the different competitions that she has played.

Career Stats

Season Team League PPG RPG APG MIN 2FGP 3FGP FT ST BL
2017/18 ORMANSPOR TURKEY-D1 5.7 7.3 1.7 28 50% - 25% 0.9 1.8
2016/17 BOTAS TURKEY-D1 9.2 6.1 1.5 28 61% 100% 27% 0.8 1.4
2015/16 GALATASARAY TURKEY-D1 6.1 5.2 0.5 19 70% - 40% 0.6 1.0
2015/16 GALATASARAY EUROLEAGUE 2.6 4.4 0.3 15 43% - 38% 0.7 0.8
2014/15 BESIKTAS TURKEY-D1 8.8 6.6 1.4 23 69% - 45% 0.6 1.0
2014/15 BESIKTAS EUROCUP 10.1 8.5 1.4 26 63% - 25% 1.4 1.7
2013/14 BESIKTAS TURKEY-D1 8.8 6.9 0.9 27 58% - 52% 0.9 1.3
2013/14 CZECH WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 11.7 7.0 1.3 24 64% - 27% 0.7 0.3
2012/13 GOOD ANGELS KOSICE SLOVAKIA-D1 8.8 6.0 1.3 22 67% - 44% 1.5 1.6
2012/13 GOOD ANGELS KOSICE EUROLEAGUE 7.1 6.7 1.0 25 53% - 43% 0.6 0.9

Achievements/Awards

  • Turkish Cup Finalist 2015/16
  • Euroleague Quarterfinalist 2015/16
  • Eurocup Quarterfinalist 2014/15
  • Second Best in Blocked Shots | European Championship 2013
  • MEL Champion 2012/13
  • Slovakian League & Cup Champion 2012/13
  • Czech League Champion 2005/06, 2006/07, 2007/08, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011,/12
  • Second Best in Blocked Shots | World Championship 2010
  • Euroleague Finalist 2007/08
  • Euroleague Champion 2005/06
  • Bronze Medal | U18 European Championships 2002