Drazen Petrovic

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Birthday
22, 1964
Birthplace
Yugoslavia
Death Date
Jun 7, 1993 (28)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
22, 1964
Birthplace
Yugoslavia
Death Date
Jun 7, 1993 (28)

About

Former international and NBA shooting guard remembered as one of the greatest players in the history of European basketball. He was named Croatian Sportsman of the Year in consecutive years in 1985 and 1986.

Before Fame

He played youth basketball for KK Sibenik at age thirteen.

Trivia

Players at the European Basketball Championship voted him as the Best European Basketballer in History in 2013.

Family Life

His cousin is Serbian professional basketball player Dejan Bodiroga.

Associated With

His memory was honored by New Jersey Nets player Anthony Morrow, who wore Petrovic's jersey during the 2012 Three Point Shootout.