Nicević with Beşiktaş.
|No. 10 – Orlandina Basket|
June 16, 1976 |
Pula, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
|Listed height||6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)|
|Listed weight||235 lb (107 kg)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Nicević started playing basketball at his hometown club Gradine Pula. Soon he attracted interest of Croatian powerhouse Cibona Zagreb. After two seasons at Cibona's feeder teams Franck and Benston, Nicević joined Cibona's first squad and become crucial team member. In 2001 Nicević left Cibona starting his tour all around Europe, playing in Slovenia (Olimpija), France (Le Mans), Greece (AEK), Spain (Málaga), Turkey (Beşiktaş) and Italy (Treviso and Montegranaro).
After initially retiring in 2012, Nicević reactivated his career to help his former clubs. First in January 2013 he played one promotion game for Treviso, his former club that went to lower Italian league after main sponsor Benetton family withdrew from it. In February 2013 it was revealed that Nicević signed for Cibona, his former club facing financial troubles. In his first game with Cibona he scored a buzzer beater in Croatian Cup final against Cedevita.
Croatian national team
- "Sandro Nicević se vratio u Italiju, Mario Stojić u Njemačku". Sportnet. Retrieved 16 July 2013.