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November 18, 1966 |
Zenica, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, SFR Yugoslavia
|Listed height||2.08 m (6 ft 10 in)|
|Listed weight||116 kg (256 lb)|
|NBA draft||1988 / Undrafted|
|1989–1991||Jugoplastika / Pop 84|
|Career highlights and awards|
Savić made first career steps as a basketball player with Čelik in the First League of Yugoslavia. In 1990 and 1991, he played with Jugoplastika in Split, winning the Triple crown (both the Yugoslav league title, the Yugoslav Cup and the FIBA European Champions Cup (now known as the EuroLeague), in each of those two years. In 1991 he left Yugoslavia and Pop 84, he also signed with FC Barcelona, and he spent a couple of seasons with them playing in Spain's Liga ACB. In 1993 he reached with FC Barcelona in the semifinals of FIBA Korać Cup where they eliminated by Virtus Roma of Dino Rađa.
Savić then became a member of PAOK Bravo in Greece. With PAOK, he won the FIBA Korać Cup in 1994 against Stefanel Trieste, and the Greek Cup against Chipita Panionios in 1995. He then spent a year with the Spanish club Real Madrid, before settling in Italy with Kinder Bologna in 1997.
With Kinder Bologna, he won the Italian LBA League championship, as well as the EuroLeague, in 1998. He was awarded with the EuroLeague Final Four MVP award of the 1998 EuroLeague Final Four . In the summer of 1998, he moved to the Turkish club Efes Pilsen, of Istanbul, and with them he won the Turkish Supercup.
Internationally, Zoran Savić won gold medals with Yugoslavia at the 1990 edition of the FIBA World Cup, and during the 1991, 1995, and 1997 editions of the EuroBasket. He was also a part of Yugoslavia's silver medal team at the 1996 Summer Olympics, in Atlanta.
After retiring from playing at Fortitudo Bologna in 2002, Savić became part of the club's management. He spent three years as the team's general manager. From 2005 until 2008, he was the general manager of FC Barcelona Bàsquet. From 2008 to 2009, he managed Fortitudo.
He then became a sports agent, founding Invictus Sports Group.