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Radivoj Korac (Serbia)
Born on November Saturday, 1938, in in Sombor, Serbia.
Height:
196cm (6'5")
Position:
Power Forward
Nationality:
Serbia

Enshrined as a player in the FIBA Hall of Fame on March Thursday, 2007.

Clubs

  • OKK Belgrade: 1954-1967
  • Standard Liege: 1967-1968
  • Padova: 1968-1969

Club Highlights

  • 4 times Champion of the Yugoslavian League: 1958, 1960, 1963 and 1964
  • 2 times Champion of the Yugoslavian Cup: 1960 and 1961
  • Champion of the 1968 Belgian League

National Team

  • 157 appearances with the Yugoslavian National Team
  • Olympic Silver medalist in Mexico 1968
  • 2 times Silver medalist in World Championships: Rio de Janeiro 1963 and Montevideo 1967
  • 2 times Silver medalist in European Championships: Belgrade 1961 and Moscow 1965
  • Bronze medalist in the 1963 European Championship in Wroclaw

Individual Highlights

  • Top Scorer of the 1960 Rome Olympic Games
  • 3 times Top Scorer of the European Championships: Belgrade 1961, Wroclaw 1963 and Moscow 1965
  • 7 times (all-time record) Top Scorer of the Yugoslavian League: 1957, 1958, 1960 and 1962-1965
  • In 1965, with OKK Belgrade, he scored 99 points in a OKK Belgrade 155-57 win against Alvik Stockholm
  • In 1972, FIBA established the European Cup Radivoj Korac in his remembrance
  • In 2003, the Basketball Federation of Serbia and Montenegro renamed its national Cup as Radivoj Korac Cup
  • There are four clubs in Europe bearing the name of Korac: in Belgrade and Rumenka (Serbia), in Banja Luka (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and in Zurich (Switzerland)