|Born||1949 (age 69–70)|
|Education||University of Belgrade (MD)|
Marche Polytechnic University
University of Ljubljana
|Institutions||St. Luke's Hospital, Malta|
|Listed height||1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)|
|NBA draft||1971 / Undrafted|
|1984–1985||Bank of Valletta|
|Career highlights and awards|
Sarjanović earned his master's degree in medicine from the University of Belgrade in 1981. Also, he received degrees in medicine from the Marche Polytechnic University in Ancona, Italy and the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. As a physician, Sarjanović worked in Malta, Slovenia, Italy and the United States (Houston, TX).
Sarjanović spent most of his playing career with Crvena zvezda of the Yugoslav Basketball League, where he played from 1967 to 1976. At that time, his teammates were Zoran Slavnić, Dragan Kapičić, Ljubodrag Simonović, Dragiša Vučinić, Vladimir Cvetković and Goran Rakočević among others. With them he won two National Championships, three National Cups and the 1974 FIBA European Cup Winners' Cup.
After his compulsory military service in 1977, he signed for Jagodina and played four seasons there. His last game for Jagodina was against his former team Crvena zvezda at the 1981 Yugoslav Cup. Later, Sarjanović had a few stints with basketball teams located in cities where he worked as the physician.
National team careerEdit
Sarjanović was a member of the Yugoslavia national junior team that won silver medal at the 1968 European Championship for Junior Men in Vigo, Spain. Over five tournament games, he averaged 4.8 points per game.
Sarjanović married Ljudmila and they have two kids.
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