Andrija Žižić

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Andrija Žižić
Andrija Žižić.jpg
Žižić with Panathinaikos.
Credito di Romagna Forli
Position Power forward / Center
League Serie A2 Gold Basket
Personal information
Born (1980-01-14) January 14, 1980 (age 34)
Split, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Croatian
Listed height 6 ft 9.5 in (2.07 m)
Listed weight 265 lb (120 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2002 / Undrafted
Pro career 1998–present
Career history
1998–2003 Split
2003–2004 Cibona Zagreb
2004–2005 Barcelona
2005–2007 Olympiacos
2007–2008 Panathinaikos
2008–2009 Galatasaray Cafe Crown
2009 CAI Zaragoza
2009–2010 Cedevita
2010–2011 ASVEL Basket
2011 Cedevita
2011–2013 Cibona
2014 Astana
2014 Maccabi Tel Aviv
2014-present Credito di Romagna Forli
Career highlights and awards

Andrija Žižić (born January 14, 1980) is a Croatian professional basketball player playing for Credito di Romagna Forli of the Italian 2-tier basketball league Legadue. His height is 2.07 m (6 ft 9 ½ in) and he plays as a forward-center.

Professional career[edit]

His previous teams are: Omiš, Solin, KK Split, Cibona Zagreb, FC Barcelona, Olympiacos, and Panathinaikos. He has won two Croatian League championships (2003, 2004) and in the 2002-03 season he was the top rebounder in the Adriatic League (8.2 rebounds per game). He has won Greek championship and the Greek cup for the season 2007-08. In July 2008, Žižić signed a 2-year contract with the Turkish team Galatasaray Cafe Crown.[1][2]

In June 2010 he signed with ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne in France.[3] On February 28, 2011 he signed with KK Cedevita for the rest of the season.[4] In the summer of 2011 he returned to Cibona Zagreb. He played with them until December 2013. On January 3, 2014 he signed with BC Astana.[5] In February 2014, he signed with Maccabi Tel Aviv for the rest of the 2013–14 season.[6] With the third club he joined in the 2013/14 season he became the Euroleague champion playing the role of the third-choice Center position player.

In September 2014 he joined the Italian second division side Credito di Romagna Forli.[7]

Croatian national team[edit]

He is a member of the senior Croatian national basketball team. He has also won a silver medal at the 1998 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship and a bronze medal at the 1999 FIBA Under-19 World Championship, while playing with the Croatian national junior teams.


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