Rajko Žižić

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Rajko Žižić
Personal information
Born (1955-01-22)January 22, 1955
Nikšić, SFR Yugoslavia
Died August 7, 2003(2003-08-07) (aged 48)
Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
Nationality Serb,Yugoslav
Listed height 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in)
Career information
NBA draft 1977 / Undrafted
Playing career 1970–1988
Position Center
Career history
1970–1971 Sutjeska
1971–1981 OKK Beograd
1981–1984 Crvena zvezda
1984–1986 CAUFA Reims
1986–1987 Crvena zvezda
1987 Basket Rimini Crabs

Rajko Žižić (January 22, 1955 – August 7, 2003) was a Serbian and Yugoslav professional basketball player. The 6'11", 243 pounder[1] represented Yugoslavia at the 1976 Summer Olympics, the 1980 Summer Olympics and the 1984 Summer Olympics, winning silver, gold and bronze respectively. He died on August 7, 2003 from a heart attack.[2]

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  • Rajko Žižić (Rajko Zizic) biography on the Žižić family website: Family Zizic (Serbian)