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Daniel Gadzuric (born February 2, 1978) is a Dutch former professional basketball player.

Dan Gadzuric
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Gadzuric with the Bucks
Personal information
Born (1978-02-02) February 2, 1978 (age 41)
The Hague, Netherlands
NationalityDutch
Listed height6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High schoolGovernor Dummer Academy
(Byfield, Massachusetts)
CollegeUCLA (19982002)
NBA draft2002 / Round: 2 / Pick: 34th overall
Selected by the Milwaukee Bucks
Playing career2002–2015
PositionCenter
Career history
20022010Milwaukee Bucks
2010–2011Golden State Warriors
2011New Jersey Nets
2011Jiangsu Dragons
2012Texas Legends
2012New York Knicks
2013Marinos de Anzoátegui
2014Petrochimi Bandar Imam

Gadzuric, a center, attended preparatory school at The Governor's Academy in Byfield, Massachusetts, before playing college basketball for the Bruins at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

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Professional careerEdit

Gadzuric was drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks during the 2002 NBA Draft.

On June 22, 2010, Gadzuric and Charlie Bell were traded to the Golden State Warriors for Corey Maggette[1] after spending eight years with the Bucks.

On February 23, 2011, Gadzuric was traded to the New Jersey Nets along with Brandan Wright in exchange for Troy Murphy and a second round pick.[2]

In October 2011, he signed with the Jiangsu Dragons in China.[3]

He was signed by the New York Knicks on April 20, 2012.[4]

On July 16, 2012, Gadzuric, Jared Jeffries, the rights to Giorgos Printezis and Kostas Papanikolaou and a 2016 second round pick were traded to the Portland Trail Blazers for Kurt Thomas and Raymond Felton.[5]

On July 19, 2012, Gadzuric was waived by the Portland Trail Blazers.[6] In September 2012, he joined the Philadelphia 76ers for their training camp.[7] However, he did not make their final roster.[8]

In February 2013, he joined the Marinos de Anzoátegui in Venezuela.[9]

On September 27, 2013, he signed with the Los Angeles Lakers.[10] However, he was waived on October 9.[11]

FamilyEdit

Gadzuric's mother is from Serbia, and his father is from St. Vincent and the Grenadines.[12]

AccomplishmentsEdit

Gadzuric was named to the McDonald's All-American Team.

NBA career statisticsEdit

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular seasonEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2002–03 Milwaukee 49 30 15.5 .483 .000 .518 4.0 .2 .4 1.1 3.4
2003–04 Milwaukee 75 0 16.8 .524 .000 .492 4.6 .4 .7 1.4 5.7
2004–05 Milwaukee 81 81 22.0 .539 .000 .538 8.3 .4 .6 1.3 7.3
2005–06 Milwaukee 74 0 12.0 .553 .000 .461 3.1 .3 .3 .6 5.2
2006–07 Milwaukee 54 8 15.6 .474 .000 .467 4.6 .5 .4 .6 4.8
2007–08 Milwaukee 51 4 10.5 .416 .000 .524 2.8 .2 .4 .5 3.2
2008–09 Milwaukee 67 26 14.0 .480 .000 .544 3.8 .6 .5 .6 4.0
2009–10 Milwaukee 32 6 9.8 .438 .000 .400 2.9 .4 .3 .4 2.8
2010–11 Golden State 28 4 10.6 .420 .000 .357 3.1 .4 .4 .6 2.8
2010–11 New Jersey 14 5 11.9 .415 .000 .385 3.5 .2 .2 .8 2.8
2011–12 New York 2 0 6.5 .000 .000 .000 2.5 .0 .5 .5 .0
Career 527 164 14.8 .500 .000 .498 4.4 .4 .5 .9 4.7

PlayoffsEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2004 Milwaukee 1 0 9.0 .500 .000 .000 1.0 2.0 1.0 .0 4.0
2006 Milwaukee 4 0 4.0 .889 .000 .500 1.0 .0 .0 .3 4.3
2010 Milwaukee 7 0 10.9 .529 .000 .250 3.4 .1 .1 .7 2.7
Career 12 0 8.3 .633 .000 .286 2.4 .3 .2 .5 3.3

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Warriors Acquire Charlie Bell And Dan Gadzuric From Milwaukee". NBA.com. 2010-06-22. Retrieved 2010-06-23.
  2. ^ "NETS Acquire F Wright and C Gadzuric from Golden State". NBA.com. 2011-02-23. Retrieved 2011-02-24.
  3. ^ Dan Gadzuric inks with Jiangsu
  4. ^ "Amare back, Gadzuric added". ESPN.com. 2012-04-20. Retrieved 2012-04-20.
  5. ^ "Trail Blazers Acquire Jared Jeffries From New York". iamatrailblazersfan.com. 2012-07-16. Archived from the original on 2012-07-19. Retrieved 2012-07-16.
  6. ^ Blazers Officially Waive C Dan Gadzuric
  7. ^ Sixers Announce 2012 Training Camp Roster
  8. ^ "Sixers waive center Dan Gadzuric". Archived from the original on 2012-10-20. Retrieved 2012-10-19.
  9. ^ Dan Gadzuric signs with Anzoátegui
  10. ^ "Lakers add Dan Gadzuric to training camp". Archived from the original on 2013-11-01. Retrieved 2013-09-28.
  11. ^ Lakers Waive Eric Boateng and Dan Gadzuric
  12. ^ Carolyn White. "Netherlands teen makes big move in basketball". USA Today. February 4, 1998. 7C.

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