May 6, 1973 |
Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
|Listed height||6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)|
|Listed weight||252 lb (114 kg)|
|Pro playing career||1990–2009|
|1991–1995||Red Star Belgrade|
|Career highlights and awards|
Dejan Tomašević (Serbian: Дејан Томашевић; born 6 May 1973) is a retired Serbian professional basketball player. He is a 2.08 m tall center. He is currently vice-president of the Basketball Federation of Serbia.
Tomašević started his great career with Borac Čačak, and he made his first transfer in 1991, to Red Star Belgrade, where he stayed for 4 years, winning 2 Yugoslavian League Championship titles. His next teams were Partizan Belgrade (1995–99), where he won 2 Yugoslavian League Championships and one Yugoslavian Cup title, and Budućnost Podgorica (1999–01), where he won 2 more Yugoslavian League Championships and one Yugoslavian Cup trophy. The big transfer abroad for his career was realized when he signed with TAU Cerámica, where he played the 2001–02 season, winning the Spanish ACB League and the Spanish King's Cup in 2002. He then transferred to Pamesa Valencia, where he won the Eurocup in 2003, and finally on to Panathinaikos, where he won 3 Greek League Championships and 3 Greek Cups in 2006, 2007, 2008, and the Triple Crown in 2007. In September 2008, he signed a one year contract with PAOK.
He was voted the Euroleague MVP of the Euroleague 2000–01 regular season, and he made the All-Euroleague First Team that same year, as well as the All-Euroleague First Team of the Euroleague 2001–02 season. He was also the MVP of the Yugoslavian League in 1998. He was also named the Eurocup Finals MVP of the 2002–03 season.
Tomašević was a first team member of The FR Yugoslav and Serbian National Team, having won 3 first places at EuroBasket 1995, 1997, and 2001. He also won a third place at the EuroBasket 1999. He also won 2 first places at the World Basketball Championship, at the 1998 FIBA World Championship and the 2002 FIBA World Championship. He also won a silver medal at The 1996 Olympic Games, and he also participated at the 2000 and 2004 Olympics.
- Euroleague.net Profile
- Eurobasket.com Profile
- FIBAEurope.com Profile
- Dejan Tomašević Profile On Baloncestistas