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Old 07-14-2007, 08:45 PM   #470
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Drazen Petrovic

Drazen Petrovic was the advent of one of the most far-reaching changes in the makeup of the NBA -- the international influence. During the late 1980s there was the arrival of significant numbers of talented European players, a migration accelerated by the fall of communist governments in Eastern Europe. But no arrival from the former Soviet bloc was more eagerly anticipated than that of Drazen Petrovic. In four short seasons in the NBA, he was a blazing comet of tireless enthusiasm -- with shooting skills to match -- who made an everlasting mark. He was posthumously enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2002. more...

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G FG% 3PFG% FT% Rebs RPG Asts APG Stls Blks Pts PPG
290 .506 .437 .841 669 2.3 701 2.4 265 27 4,461 15.4

Full Name: Drazen Petrovic
Born: 10/22/64 in Sibenik, Croatia
Died: 6/7/93
College: University of Zagreb(Yugoslavia)
Honors: Elected to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame (2002), All-NBA Third Team (1993) Height: 6-5
Weight: 200 lbs.
Drafted by: Portland Trail Blazers, 1986 (third round)
Transactions: Traded to New Jersey Nets (1/23/91)
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