Sabahudin "Dino" Bilalović (May 7, 1960 – July 29, 2003) was a Bosnian professional basketball player. He was born in Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Playing career [ edit ]
In 1979, as a player of
KK Bosna Sarajevo, in his early career years, he won the Euroleague at the time European Champions Cup. He played most of his career for KK Bosna Sarajevo, KK Vojvodina, Hapoel Naharya Israel, Dyc Lugo Spain, and in Germany and Switzerland.
National team [ edit ]
He appeared in the national team of
former Yugoslavia in the early nineties at the 1990 Goodwill Games, the second games which took place in Seattle, United States, along with Dražen Petrović, Toni Kukoč, Žarko Paspalj, Dino Radja other great stars of Yugoslavia basketball. [1 ]
Later, in the first appearance of
Bosnia and Herzegovina national basketball team, in EuroBasket 1993, he was the of the tournament averaging Top Scorer 25 (24.6) points per game:
vs. Latvia he scored 36 points,
vs. Estonia he scored 29 points,
vs. Croatia he scored 28 points,
vs. Sweden he scored 26 points.
Bilalovic has died July 2003 during his vacation in Croatian coastal town of Makarska from previously diagnosed heart condition. He died of a heart attack on the beach while swimming with his son.
References [ edit ]