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Drazen Petrovic (Croatia)
Born on October 22, 1964, in Šibenic, Croatia.
Passed away on June 07, 1993, at the age of 28.
196cm (6'5")
Shooting Guard

Enshrined as a player in the FIBA Hall of Fame on March 01, 2007.


  • Sibenka Šibenik: 1972-1984
  • Cibona Zagreb: 1984-1988
  • Real Madrid: 1988-1989
  • Portland Trail Blazers: 1989-1990 and 1990-1991 (first half of the season)
  • New Jersey Nets: 1990-1991 (second part of the season) and 1991-1993

Club Highlights

  • 2 times Champion of the European Cup for Men's Champion Clubs (current Euroleague): 1985 and 1986
  • 2 times Champion of the European Cup Winner's Cup: 1987 and 1989
  • Champion of the 1985 Yugoslavian League
  • 3times Champion of the Yugoslavian Cup: 1985,1986 and 1988
  • Champion of the 1989 Spanish Cup

National Team

  • World Champion in Argentina 1990 (with Yugoslavia)
  • Silver medalist in the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games (with Yugoslavia)
  • Silver medalist in the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games (with Croatia)
  • Bronze medalist in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games (with Yugoslavia)
  • Bronze medalist in the 1986 World Championship in Spain (with Yugoslavia)
  • European Champion in Zagreb 1989 (with Yugoslavia)
  • Bronze medalist in the 1987 European Championship in Athens (with Yugoslavia)

Individual Highlights

  • MVP of the 1986 World Championship in Spain
  • MVP of the 1989 European Championship in Zagreb
  • Top Scorer of the Spanish ACB League in 1989 (28.5 points per game)
  • All-NBA Third Team in 1993
  • The New Jersey Nets retired his #3 jersey in his honor in 1993
  • The Dražen Petrovic Trophy was awarded to the MVP of the McDonald's Championship
  • Honorary Citizen of Šibenik since 1994…Cibona Zagreb's arena is named after him (Basketball Center Dražen Petrovic)…The Croatian Post edited a commemorative stamp of the Republic of Croatia in his honor…as did the Croatian Olympic Committee issuing gold coins with his image... In Lausanne,outside the IOC's Olympic Museum,there is a monument featuring his image… Dražen Petrovic is also known as the 'Genius from Šibenik', the 'Mozart of Basketball' or simply as 'Amadeus'…