May 7, 1977 |
Kranj, SR Slovenia, SFR Yugoslavia
|Listed height||1.99 m (6 ft 6 in)|
|Listed weight||112 kg (247 lb)|
|NBA draft||1997 / Round: 2 / Pick: 33rd overall|
|Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Marko Milič (born May 7, 1977) is a Slovenian former professional basketball player. He represented the Slovenian national basketball team.
After being selected by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1997 NBA draft (34th pick overall), Milič's rights were traded to the Phoenix Suns. After seeing limited NBA duty (44 career games) during his two seasons with the Suns, he returned to Europe and played for Union Olimpija (where he started playing senior basketball), Real Madrid (two stints), Fortitudo Bologna (Italian League runner-up), Pesaro (2004 Italian Cup finalist) and Virtus Bologna. He also represented Fenerbahçe in the first part of the 1998–99 season, due to the NBA season's lockout, returning to Phoenix in January 1999.
Milič won four Slovenian Leagues and four Slovenian Cups with Union Olimpija and led the team to its only EuroLeague Final Four appearance so far, in 1997. With Real Madrid he had his biggest success as a player with the ULEB Cup title of 2007 paired with a Spanish League title that same year. He also won the Kuwait League in 2014.
National team career
Milič played for the senior national basketball team of Slovenia from 1995 till 2006. He has played at the EuroBasket 1995, EuroBasket 1997, EuroBasket 1999, EuroBasket 2001, EuroBasket 2003, EuroBasket 2005 and 2006 FIBA World Championship.
Club career statistics
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Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.
- Marko Milic. nba.com
- Perko, Drago (14 October 2015). "KZS "upokojil" Milića, ga bo zdaj še zaposlil?". kosarka.si (in Slovenian). Retrieved 14 October 2015.
- "Union Olimpija Ljubljana retires Marko Milic's jersey". Eurocupbasketball.com. 29 October 2015. Retrieved 12 November 2017.
- Marko MILIC (SLO) participated in 14 FIBA / FIBA Zones events
- "Marko Milić: Jednom legenda, uvek legenda". kosmagazin.com (in Serbian). 20 October 2015. Retrieved 12 November 2017.