Žižić with Panathinaikos.
|Credito di Romagna Forli|
|Position||Power forward / Center|
|League||Serie A2 Gold Basket|
January 14, 1980 |
Split, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
|Listed height||6 ft 9.5 in (2.07 m)|
|Listed weight||265 lb (120 kg)|
|NBA draft||2002 / Undrafted|
|2008–2009||Galatasaray Cafe Crown|
|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.
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.
In June 2010 he signed with ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne in France. On February 28, 2011 he signed with KK Cedevita for the rest of the season. 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. In February 2014, he signed with Maccabi Tel Aviv for the rest of the 2013–14 season. 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.
Croatian national team
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.
- Galatasaray Cafe Crown lands Andrija Zizic.
- Zizic Galatasaray Cafe Crown'da (Zizic for Gala).
- ASVEL tabs veteran Andrija Zizic
- Andrija Zizic moves to KK Cedevita
- Andrija Zizic signs with BC Astana
- "Andrija Zizic Signs with Maccabi". maccabi.co.il. 12 February 2014. Retrieved 23 February 2014.
- "Andrija Zizic (ex Maccabi T-A) agreed terms with Forli". eurobasket.com. 23 September 2014. Retrieved 23 September 2014.
- Adriatic League Player Profile
- NBA.com 2002 NBA Draft Player Profile
- FIBAEurope.com Player Profile
- Eurobasket.com Player Profile
- Euroleague.net Player Profile
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