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PLAYER

World and European champion, Olympic runner-up

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PLAYING CAREER

Height: 188 cm.
Position: Playmaker
Clubs:
Red Star (1977),
Radnički (1978-1982),
Partisan (1982-1992),
Philips (1992-1994),
Filodoro, Teamsystem (1994-1996),
Portland (1996),
Barcelona (1997-1999),
Real Madrid (1999-2002),
Scavolini (2002-2005),
Armani Milano (2005).
Trophies:
Champions Cup 1992,
Radivoj Korać Cup 1989, 1993, 1999,
Yugoslav Basketball Championship 1987, 1992,
Basketball Championship of Spain 1997, 1999, 2000,
Yugoslav Basketball Cup 1989, 1992.

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NATIONAL TEAM

Games: 104
Wins: 89
Defeats: 15
Points: 937
Personal record: top scorer in the finals of the European Championship history (41 points in the finals Yugoslavia – Lithuania 96:90, 1995. in Athens), in the same game most triples ever in a finals of the European Championship (9 out of 12 attempt)
Medals:
Olympic Games – Silver in Atlanta 1996
World Championships – Gold in Athens 1998
European Championships – Gold in Rome 1991
Athens 1995 and Barcelona 1997
Bronze in Athens 1987
Best achievements in junior selections:
Gold at the World Youth Championship in Bormio 1987
Gold at the Junior European Championship in Gmunden 1986

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PERSONAL AWARDS

Best player of the European Championship in Barcelona 1997.
Two times best player in Europe (1994, 1995).
The Best Athlete of Yugoslavia in 1995.
Listed in the 50 most prominent Champions League players in the first half century (1958-2008).