Milovan Raković

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Milovan Raković
No. 50 – Türk Telekom
Position Center
League Turkish Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1985-02-19) 19 February 1985 (age 29)
Užice, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Serbian
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 280 lb (127 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2007 / Round: 2 / Pick: 60th overall
Selected by the Dallas Mavericks
Pro career 2003–present
Career history
2003–2004 Polet Keramika
2004–2006 Atlas Banka Novi Beograd
2006–2007 Mega Ishrana
2007–2010 Spartak Saint Petersburg
2010–2012 Montepaschi Siena
2011–2012 Žalgiris Kaunas
2012–2013 Bilbao Basket
2013–2014 Triumph Lyubertsy
2014–present Türk Telekom
Career highlights and awards

Milovan Raković (Serbian Cyrillic: Милован Раковић; born 19 February 1985) is a Serbian professional basketball player. He is a 2.08 m tall center who currently plays for Türk Telekom of the Turkish Basketball League (TBL).

Professional career[edit]

Raković was the last player picked in the 2007 NBA Draft; he was selected by the Dallas Mavericks and then traded along with cash to the Orlando Magic. After playing with the Russian Super League club Spartak Saint Petersburg for three seasons, he signed with the Italian League club Montepaschi Siena in 2010.[1] In July 2011 he was sent on a loan to BC Žalgiris in Lithuania for one year.[2]

On July 10, 2012, Raković signed two-year contract with the Spanish team Bilbao Basket.[3][4] After being released from Bilbao Basket, he signed a one-year deal with Triumph Lyubertsy on July 25, 2013.[5]

On July 14, 2014, Raković's rights were traded from the Orlando Magic to the Chicago Bulls.[6] On July 18, 2014, he signed a two-year deal with the Turkish team Türk Telekom.[7]

National Team[edit]

As a member of the FR Yugoslavia under-16 national team, he won a gold medal at the 2001 EuroBasket.

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