|Born||January 10, 1948|
Bruvno, Gračac, PR Croatia, FPR Yugoslavia
|Nationality||Croatian / Serbian|
|Listed height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Listed weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|Position||Point guard / Shooting guard|
|Career highlights and awards|
Nikola Plećaš (born January 10, 1948) is a former Yugoslavian professional basketball player from Croatia. At a height of 1.88 m (6'2") tall, and a weight of 86 kg (190 lbs.), he played at the point guard and shooting guard positions.
Plećaš began his playing career with the youth teams of Mladost Zagreb. He then played professionally with Lokomotiva Zagreb and Kvarner Rijeka. He was a member FIBA European Selection team, in 1970 and 1972. He won the European-wide 3rd-tier level FIBA Korać Cup championship, in 1972.
Yugoslavian national team
Plećaš was a member of the senior Yugoslavian national basketball team. With Yugoslavia's senior national team, he won the silver medal at the 1968 Summer Olympics, the gold medal at the 1970 FIBA World Championship, and the silver medal at the 1974 FIBA World Championship. He also played at the 1972 Summer Olympics.
- Nikola Plecas, Saint Nikola.
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- Nikola PLECAS (YUG).
- Nikola Plećaš - Scorer with no flaw
- "Nekada i sad: Nikola Plećaš, veliko ime jugoslovenske košarke - "Sveti Nikola"". Slobodna Dalmacija (in Croatian). 2000-05-29. Retrieved 2010-05-18.
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