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|Born||January 11, 1968|
Zadar, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
|Listed height||6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)|
|NBA draft||1992 / Undrafted|
|Career highlights and awards|
Emilio Kovačić (born January 11, 1968 in Zadar) is a Croatian professional basketball scout and former player. At a height of 2.08 m (6'10) tall, he was a center with great rebounding skills and decent defensive abilities. He played for many years in the EuroLeague.
In his pro career, Kovačić played with Zadar, Zrinjevac, Fortitudo Bologna, Union Olimpija, and Cibona. He was named the MVP of the Krešimir Ćosić Cup (Croatian Cup) of the 1997–98 season, while a member of Zadar. In 2001, Kovačić has named the MVP of the Slovenian Cup finals.
National team career
Kovačić was a regular member of the senior men's Croatian national team. With Croatia, he won the bronze medal at the 1993 EuroBasket. He also played at the 1997 EuroBasket and at the 2001 EuroBasket.
- Eurobasket.lt[permanent dead link] Emilio Kovačić
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- Colorado 81, Wyoming 77-Shaun Vandiver scored 24 points... , Chicago Tribune, December 01, 1989
- College Hoops From A To Z, Skip Myslenski, Chicago Tribune, Jan 10, 1990
- NBACRO Podcast: S Emiliom Kovačićem otkrivali NBA tajne (in Croatian)
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