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The following is a list of Serbian basketball players that play or have played in the National Basketball Association. Vlade Divac and Žarko Paspalj are the first Serbian players who have debuted in the NBA, during the 1989–90 season.

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Currently activeEdit

Note: This list is correct through the end of the 2018–19 season.

^ Denotes player who has been inducted to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
* Denotes player who has been selected for at least one All-Star Game and All-NBA Team
# Denotes player who is still active outside NBA
Draft Year (Pick) Entry Year Player Drafted by Current team Former teams Se. SGP ASP PGP Championships Ref.
2010 (35) 2015 Nemanja Bjelica Washington Sacramento Kings Minnesota 4 269 0 6 [1]
2014 (41) 2015 Nikola Jokić * Denver Denver Nuggets N/A 4 308 1 14 [2]
2010 (Undr.) 2015 Boban Marjanović N/A Philadelphia 76ers San Antonio, Detroit, L.A. Clippers 4 186 0 18 [3]
2014 (27) 2017 Bogdan Bogdanović Phoenix Sacramento Kings N/A 2 148 0 0 [4]

Former playersEdit

Draft Year (Pick) Years Player Drafted by Team(s) Se. SGP ASP PGP Championships Ref.
1989 (26) 19892005 Vlade Divac ^ Los Angeles Lakers Lakers, Hornets, Kings 16 1134 1 121 [5]
1988 (Undr.) 19891990 Žarko Paspalj N/A Spurs 1 28 0 0 [6]
1990 (50) 19901992 Miloš Babić Phoenix Suns Cavaliers, Heat 2 21 0 0 [7]
1987 (Undr.) 19921993 Radisav Ćurčić N/A Mavs 1 20 0 0 [8]
1992 (43) 19951997 Predrag Danilović Golden State Warriors Heat, Mavs 2 75 0 3 [9]
1992 (Undr.) 19951996 Rastko Cvetković N/A Nuggets 1 14 0 0 [10]
1989 (Undr.) 19961997 Aleksandar Đorđević N/A Blazers 1 8 0 0 [11]
1996 (14) 19982011 Predrag Stojaković * Sacramento Kings Kings, Pacers, Hornets, Raptors, Mavs 13 804 3 95 1 (2011) [12]
1995 (31) 20002001 Dragan Tarlać Chicago Bulls Bulls 1 43 0 0 [13]
2001 (12) 20012013 Vladimir Radmanović Seattle SuperSonics Sonics, Clippers, Lakers, Bobcats, Warriors, Hawks, Bulls 12 737 0 47 [14]
1994 (54) 20012007 Željko Rebrača Seattle SuperSonics Pistons, Hawks, Clippers 6 215 0 12 [15]
2000 (30) 20022009 Marko Jarić Los Angeles Clippers Clippers, Wolves, Grizzlies 7 447 0 0 [16]
2002 (Undr.) 20022003 Predrag Savović N/A Nuggets 1 27 0 0 [17]
2000 (51) 20022003 Igor Rakočević Minnesota Timberwolves Wolves 1 42 0 0 [18]
2003 (2) 20032013 Darko Miličić Detroit Pistons Pistons, Magic, Grizzlies, Knicks, Wolves, Celtics 10 468 0 21 1 (2004) [19]
2003 (19) 20032013 Aleksandar Pavlović Utah Jazz Jazz, Cavaliers, Wolves, Mavs, Hornets, Celtics, Blazers 10 567 0 52 [20]
2002 (43) 20042011 Nenad Krstić New Jersey Nets Nets, Thunder, Celtics 7 419 0 28 [21]
2005 (43) 20062007 Mile Ilić # New Jersey Nets Nets 1 5 0 0 [22]
2006 (38) 20072008 Kosta Perović Golden State Warriors Warriors 1 7 0 0 [23]
2013 (30) 20132014 Nemanja Nedović # Phoenix Suns Warriors 1 24 0 1 [24]
2010 (Undr.) 20132014; 20152016 Miroslav Raduljica # N/A Bucks, Wolves 2 53 0 0 [25]
2012 (52) 20132015 Ognjen Kuzmić # Golden State Warriors Warriors 2 37 0 3 1 (2015) [26]
2009 (Undr.) 20172019 Miloš Teodosić # N/A L.A. Clippers 2 60 0 0 [27]

Drafted but did not play in the NBAEdit

Draft Year (Pick) Player Drafted by Status
1995 (#51) Dejan Bodiroga Sacramento Kings Retired, played his entire career in Europe
2002 (#36) Miloš Vujanić New York Knicks, rights traded to Phoenix Suns Retired, played his entire career in Europe
2007 (#60) Milovan Raković Dallas Mavericks, rights traded to Portland Trail Blazers Currently free agent
2008 (#53) Tadija Dragićević Utah Jazz, rights traded to Houston Rockets Currently playing for Cafés Candelas Breogán, Spain
2011 (#54) Milan Mačvan Cleveland Cavaliers Currently playing for Bayern Munich, Germany
2014 (#52) Vasilije Micić Philadelphia 76ers Currently playing for Anadolu Efes, Turkey
2014 (#54) Nemanja Dangubić Philadelphia 76ers, rights traded to San Antonio Spurs Currently playing for Bayern Munich, Germany
2015 (#26) Nikola Milutinov San Antonio Spurs Currently playing for Olympiacos, Greece
2015 (#57) Nikola Radičević Denver Nuggets Currently playing for Herbalife Gran Canaria, Spain
2015 (#60) Luka Mitrović Philadelphia 76ers, rights traded to Sacramento Kings Currently playing for UCAM Murcia, Spain
2016 (#35) Rade Zagorac Boston Celtics, rights traded to Memphis Grizzlies Currently playing for Partizan, Serbia
2017 (#58) Ognjen Jaramaz New York Knicks Currently playing for Partizan, Serbia

Players with Serbian citizenship or parentageEdit

Note: This list is correct through the end of the 2018–19 season.

Nationality Relation Player Draft Year (Pick) Drafted by Years Team(s) Se. SGP ASP PGP Ref.
  Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnian Serb Aleksandar Radojević 1999 (12) Toronto 1999–2000; 2004–2005 Toronto, Utah 2 15 0 0 [28]
  Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnian Serb;
Citizenship
Ratko Varda 2001 (Undr.) N/A 2001–2002 Detroit 1 1 0 0 [29]
  Montenegro Citizenship Nikola Peković 2008 (31) Minnesota 20102017 Minnesota 7 271 0 0 [30]
  Montenegro SR Serbia-born Žarko Čabarkapa 2003 (17) Phoenix 20032006 Phoenix, Golden State 3 150 0 0 [31]
  North Macedonia Citizenship Pero Antić 2004 (Undr.) N/A 20132015 Atlanta 2 113 0 22 [32]
  Slovenia Serbian father Luka Dončić* 2018 (3) Atlanta 2018–present Dallas 1 72 0 0 [33]
  Slovenia Serbian father Goran Dragić* 2008 (45) San Antonio 2008–present Phoenix, Houston, Miami 11 757 1 35 [34]
  Slovenia Serbian father Zoran Dragić 2011 (Undr.) N/A 2014–2015 Phoenix, Miami 1 16 0 0 [35]
  Slovenia Serbian father Marko Milič 1997 (33) Philadelphia 19971999 Phoenix 2 44 0 0 [36]
  Slovenia Serbian parents Radoslav Nesterović 1998 (17) Minnesota 19982010 Minnesota, San Antonio, Toronto, Indiana 12 811 0 64 [37]
  Slovenia Serbian father Sasha Vujačić 2004 (27) LA Lakers 20042011, 2014, 20152017 LA Lakers, New Jersey, LA Clippers, New York 10 581 0 65 [38]
  Turkey Serbian mother1 Cedi Osman* 2015 (31) Minnesota 2017–present Cleveland 2 137 0 14 [39]
  Turkey SR Serbia-born Mirsad Türkcan1 1998 (18) Houston 1999–2000 New York, Milwaukee 1 17 0 2 [40]
  Turkey Serbian parents1 Hedo Türkoğlu 2000 (16) Sacramento 20002015 Sacramento, San Antonio, Orlando, Toronto, Phoenix, LA Clippers 15 997 0 98 [41]
  United States Citizenship[42] Charles Jenkins2 2011 (44) Golden State 20112013 Golden State, Philadelphia 2 110 0 0 [43]
  United States Citizenship[44] DeMarcus Nelson2 2008 (Undr.) N/A 20082009 Golden State 1 13 0 0 [45]
  United States Citizenship[46] Marcus Paige2 2016 (55) Brooklyn 20172018 Charlotte 1 5 0 0 [47]

Notes

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Nikola Jokic Statistics". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 23 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Boban Marjanovic". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 23 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Bogdan Bogdanovic Statistics". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 23 July 2018.
  5. ^ "Vlade Divac Statistics". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved October 19, 2018.
  6. ^ "Zarko Paspalj Statistics". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved October 19, 2018.
  7. ^ "Milos Babic Statistics". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved October 19, 2018.
  8. ^ "Radisav Curcic Statistics". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved October 19, 2018.
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  15. ^ "Zeljko Rebraca Statistics". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved October 19, 2018.
  16. ^ "Marko Jaric Statistics". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved October 19, 2018.
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  18. ^ "Igor Rakocevic Statistics". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved October 19, 2018.
  19. ^ "Darko Milicic Statistics". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved October 19, 2018.
  20. ^ "Sasha Pavlovic Statistics". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved October 19, 2018.
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  35. ^ "Zoran Dragić Statistics". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved November 17, 2014.
  36. ^ "Marko Milič Statistics". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved October 17, 2010.
  37. ^ "Rasho Nesterovic Statistics". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved October 17, 2010.
  38. ^ "Sasha Vujacic Statistics". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved October 17, 2010.
  39. ^ "Cedi Osman Statistics". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  40. ^ "Mirsad Türkcan Statistics". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved October 14, 2010.
  41. ^ "Hedo Turkoglu Statistics". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  42. ^ "Čarls Dženkins dobio srpski pasoš!". mozzartsport.com. Retrieved 11 December 2018.
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  44. ^ "DeMarkus Nelson Srbin, ali kasno". b92.net. Retrieved 11 December 2018.
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  46. ^ "Markus Pejdž dobio srpski pasoš". novosti.rs. Retrieved 18 June 2019.
  47. ^ "Marcus Paige Statistics". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 18 June 2019.