Rajko Žižić

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Rajko Žižić
Personal information
Born (1955-01-22)January 22, 1955
Miloševići, PR Montenegro, FPR Yugoslavia
Died August 7, 2003(2003-08-07) (aged 48)
Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
Nationality Montenegrin
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 Montenegrin 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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sports Reference
  2. ^ "Preminuo bivši košarkaški reprezentativac Jugoslavije Rajko Žižić" [Former Yugoslavia National Basketball Player Rajko Žižić Passes Away]. Index.hr (in Croatian). Online (based in Zagreb). 7 August 2003. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 

External links[edit]

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