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NBA, Video, We Reminisce / Jun 7, 2011 / 5:15 pm

We Reminisce: Drazen Petrovic

June 7, 1993 ended in tragedy for Drazen Petrovic. Coming off a season that saw him make the All-NBA 3rd Team by averaging over 22 points a night on 52% from the field, Petrovic was killed in a car accident in Germany. He was 28 years old.

What do you remember about Petrovic?

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  • Juan

    You know what I remember?

    Him winning European championship, and after scoring in the finals 60+ points, and being biggest star in Europe, he woke up next morning at 6 o clock and ran 13 miles.

    He was probably hardest worker ever to play this game, at worst in top 3. There are tons of stories like this.

  • Promoman

    Drazen was a monster. I remember when he broke a backboard dunking and dropped 100-105 points in a Euro game. He was only getting better too. Gone too soon.

  • McSimon

    Props to Dime for this
    I’m from Sibenik

  • Ian

    monster

  • Ian

    if the nets woulda given him (plus more time on earth) a good team thru the 90s he woulda given jordan some awesome series in the playoffs. btw lol at the smirk at the end hes sayin “yeah im that good” with it.

  • Kingboy D

    One of my favorite ballers of all time. The TRUE best Euro player ever (sorry Dirk). Man, he woulda been phenomenal if he’d been around a little longer. Sad loss.