Frank Drmic

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Frank Drmic
Personal information
Born (1978-02-07) 7 February 1978 (age 39)
Melbourne, Victoria
Nationality Australian
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 209 lb (95 kg)
Career information
Playing career 1996–2007
Position Forward
Career history
1996–1998 South East Melbourne Magic
1998–2000 Victoria Titans
2000–2002 Sydney Kings
2002 Near East BC
2003 Spirou Charleroi
2004 TBB Trier
2005 EWE Baskets Oldenburg
2006–2007 South Dragons
Career highlights and awards
  • NBL champion (1996)

Frank Drmic (born 7 February 1978) is an Australian professional basketball player.

Playing career[edit]

Born in Melbourne, Victoria, Drmic held an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship 1994-1995.[1] His career began in the Australian National Basketball League – NBL in 1996, playing with the NBL South East Melbourne Magic. In his rookie season with the NBL South East Melbourne Magic, they won the National Basketball League Championship. Drmic and the NBL South East Melbourne Magic also competed in the 1997 National Basketball League Grand Final Series.

One of his greatest achievements was winning gold whilst representing Australia at the 1997 U23 World Championships. In 1997 he received the Junior Male Player of the Year Award from Basketball Australia. In 1998 he was selected to represent Australia at the FIBA World Championships in Greece and won silver at the Goodwill Games in New York City.

Seasons 1998–2000 he signed with the NBL Victoria Titans and played in the National Basketball League Grand Final Series for the 1998–1999, 1999–2000 championships. Drmic signed with the NBL Sydney Kings for the 2000–2002 seasons.

During 2002–2005 he played throughout Europe in the A1 Ethniki Greek Basketball League, Russian Basketball Super League, BLB Belgium Basketball League and BBL Basketball Bundesliga. In 2004 whilst playing in the BBL Basketball Bundesliga League he finished the season as the leading 3pt percentage shooter.

Drmic returned to the Australian National Basketball League in 2006 and signed with the NBL South Dragons.

His younger brother, Anthony Drmic, is a player for the Boise State University Broncos basketball team.[2]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Australian team representatives". Australian Institute of Sport Basketball Website. Retrieved 11 June 2012. 
  2. ^ FIBA U19 World Championship Preview: Australia. Europeanprospects.com. Retrieved on 2012-06-05.

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