Dejan Tomašević

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Dejan Tomašević
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Personal information
Born (1973-05-06) May 6, 1973 (age 43)
Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Serbian
Listed height 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in)
Listed weight 114 kg (251 lb)
Career information
NBA draft 1995 / Undrafted
Playing career 1990–2009
Position Center
Career history
1990–1991 Borac Čačak
1991–1995 Red Star Belgrade
1995–1999 Partizan Belgrade
1999–2001 Budućnost Podgorica
2001–2002 TAU Cerámica
2002–2005 Pamesa Valencia
2005–2008 Panathinaikos
2008–2009 PAOK
Career highlights and awards

Dejan Tomašević (Serbian: Дејан Томашевић; born 6 May 1973) is a retired Serbian professional basketball player who is vice-president of the Basketball Federation of Serbia.

He played with Borac Čačak, Red Star Belgrade, Partizan Belgrade, Budućnost Podgorica, TAU Cerámica and Pamesa Valencia, Panathinaikos and PAOK, which he joined in September 2008.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Tomašević started his 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 Regular Season MVP of the Euroleague 2000–01 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 Basketball Finals MVP of the 2002–03 season.

International career[edit]

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 FIBA World 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.[2]


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