Mladen Šekularac

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Mladen Šekularac
Personal information
Born (1981-01-29) January 29, 1981 (age 36)
Bar, SR Montenegro, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Montenegrin
Listed height 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in)
Listed weight 102 kg (225 lb)
Career information
NBA draft 2002 / Round: 2 / Pick: 55th overall
Selected by the Dallas Mavericks
Playing career 1997–2010, 2014-15
Position Small forward
Career history
As player:
1996–1997 Mornar Bar
1997–2002 FMP Železnik
2002–2003 Virtus Bologna
2003–2004 Budućnost Podgorica
2004–2005 Apollon Patras
2005–2008 Antwerp Giants
2008–2009 Spirou Charleroi
2009–2010 Jedinstvo Bijelo Polje
2010 Igokea
2014–2015 Zlatibor
As coach:
2015 Zlatibor
2015– Sloboda Užice
Career highlights and awards

Mladen Šekularac (Serbian Cyrillic: Младен Шекуларац, born January 29, 1981) is a Montenegrin basketball coach and former professional player.


At one point Šekularac was considered to be one of the biggest European talents and was projected as NBA Draft lottery pick candidate. His reputation was such that his club at the time, KK FMP, put a €1,300,000 price tag on his transfer. However, inconsistent form and unsteady overall progress made many uncertain about his potential.

He was an early entry candidate for the 2000 and 2001 NBA Draft before withdrawing each time. He has stayed, however, in the 2002 NBA Draft and ended up being taken in the 2nd round as 55th pick by the Dallas Mavericks. Mavs traded the rights to the Golden State Warriors in 2004.

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