Top 20 Basketball Player celebrities in Yugoslavia
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Basketball Player celebrities [Updated August 11, 2022].
Vlade Divac was born
on February 3, 1968
Center known for his passing ability, played in the NBA from 1989 to 2005 with the Los Angeles Lakers, Charlotte Hornets and Sacramento Kings; in 1996, he was traded from the Lakers to the Hornets in exchange for an 18-year-old Kobe Bryant.
He became well-known in the NBA for 'flopping,' the act of faking falling down so that referees would call fouls on opposing players.
Net Worth 2020: $45 Million
Nikola Jokic was born
on February 19, 1995
He was a member of the Serbian U-19 national basketball team that took home silver at the 2013 World Championships. He helped Serbia win silver at the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Net Worth 2020: $30 Million
Darko Milicic was born
on June 20, 1985
Journeyman center who was selected 2nd overall, behind LeBron James, in the 2003 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons and is regarded as one of the NBA's all-time biggest busts.
In 2004, while with the Pistons, he won an NBA championship.
Net Worth 2020: $25 Million
Marko Jaric was born
on October 12, 1978
NBA shooting guard who played for the Clippers and the Timberwolves. He garnered attention after marrying Brazilian model Adriana Lima.
Between NBA stints he played in the European leagues.
Net Worth 2020: $20 Million
Nikola Mirotic was born
on February 11, 1991
He won a gold medal at the FIBA Europe Under-20 Championships in 2011.
Salary 2020: 12.5 million USD (2018)
Nikola Pekovic was born
on January 3, 1986
He was drafted by the Timberwolves with the 31st overall pick in 2008, but fulfilled his contract with team in Athens, Greece before coming over to the NBA.
Salary 2020: 4.915 million USD (2013)
Bostjan Nachbar was born
on July 3, 1980
He represented Slovenia at the 2006 and 2010 FIBA World Championships.
Drazen Petrovic was born
on October 22, 1964
Players at the European Basketball Championship voted him as the Best European Basketballer in History in 2013.
Emir Preldzic was born
on September 6, 1987
He has played for both the Turkish and Slovenian national teams.
Vladimir Radmanovic was born
on November 19, 1980
He earned a gold medal at the 2002 FIBA World Championships with Yugoslavia.
Beno Udrih was born
on July 5, 1982
He became a member of the Slovenian National Team in 2000.
Mirza Teletovic was born
on September 17, 1985
It took him only a few months on the Nets before he became a key player on the team.
Branko Cvetkovic was born
on March 5, 1984
From 2008 to 2009 he played in the Greek Euroleague for Panionios.