During the 70's he played alongside Dražen Dalipagić, thus creating a spectacular duo as members of Partizan Belgrade. In international club competition, Kićanović won 2 consecutive Korać Cup championships with Partizan in 1978 and 1979, scoring 33 (behind Dalipagić's 50) respectively 41 points in the finals. Furthermore, he won a Cup Winner's Cup with Scavolini Pesaro in 1983, in which he again dominated the final with 31 points and 8 assists. With Partizan Belgrade Kićanović also won 3 Yugoslavian championships (1976, 1979 and 1981) and a Yugoslavian cup (1979).
Shortly after retiring from playing basketball, Kićanović was named vice-president at KK Partizan under the club presidency of Tomislav Jeremić. With the division of tasks it was Kićanović who ran the squad from player personnel decision to coaching acquisitions.