Marko Milič

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Marko Milič
Al Kuwait
Power forward
Personal information
Born (1977-05-07) May 7, 1977 (age 37)
Kranj, SR Slovenia, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Slovenian
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 246 lb (112 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 1997 / Round: 2 / Pick: 33rd overall
Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers
Pro career 1991–present
Career history
1991–1994 Triglav Kranj (Slovenia)
1994–1997 Union Olimpija (Slovenia)
19971998 Phoenix Suns
1998 Fenerbahçe (Turkey)
1999 Phoenix Suns
1999–2000 Union Olimpija (Slovenia)
2000–2001 Real Madrid (Spain)
2001–2002 Skipper Bologna (Italy)
2002–2003 Euro Roseto (Italy)
2003–2005 Scavolini Pesaro (Italy)
2005–2006 VidiVici Bologna (Italy)
2006–2007 Real Madrid (Spain)
2007–2008 Union Olimpija (Slovenia)
2009 Entente Orléanaise (France)
2010–2012 Vanoli Cremona (Italy)
2012–2013 Mahram Tehran (Iran)
2013–present Al Kuwait (Kuwait)
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Marko Milič (born May 7, 1977) is a Slovenian professional basketball player, standing at 6'7", weighing 280 lbs., he is an athletic power forward.

Professional career[edit]

After being selected by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1997 NBA Draft (34th overall), Milič's rights were traded to the Phoenix Suns. After seeing limited NBA duty (44 career games) during his two seasons with the Suns,[1] he returned to Europe and played for Union Olimpija (where he started playing senior basketball, now serving his third stint), Real Madrid (two stints), Fortitudo Bologna (Italian League runner-up), Pesaro (2004 Italian Cup finalist) and Virtus Bologna. He also represented Fenerbahçe in the first part of the 1998-99 season, due to the NBA season's lockout, returning to Phoenix in January 1999.

Personal life[edit]

Milič's father, Vladimir Milić, a Serb from Croatia based in Belgrade, was a shotputting champion in former Yugoslavia. His mother, Metka Papler, was also a successful sportswoman in Yugoslavia. He also is known for having an evil twin, Darko Milicic, who was drafted by the Pistons 2nd overall in the 2003 NBA Draft.


  1. ^ Marko Milic.

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