He returned, once again, to Croatia, joining Cibona for the 2001–02 season. He improved his scoring average each of the next two seasons with the Roman club, averaging 20.3 and 21.7 points in the Italian League,[15] respectively. Sastav Hrvatske košarkaške reprezentacije. Pronunciation: \RAH-jah\ Dino Radja. Miro Jurić | Ipak, na taj poseban dan poželio je da svi njemu dragi ljudi budu uz njega. Tomić | Rađa spent two years in Athens, winning two Greek League championships, but in 1999, he returned to his native Croatia, to play for Zadar. He was a member of the Jugoplastika team of the late 1980s and early 1990s, which he helped to win two EuroLeague championships (1989 and 1990). Velimir Perasović | Rađa was named one of FIBA's 50 Greatest Players in 1991, and one of the 50 Greatest EuroLeague Contributors in 2008. Stojko Vranković | Europskom prvenstvu u košarci - Rim 1991. In early November 1994, at the start of his second season with the Celtics, Rađa was looking for a contract extension on his existing three-year deal, which was expiring in the summer of 1996. Ivica Marić | Dino Rađa Dino Rađa (Split, 24. travnja 1967. Vladan Alanović | Unconvinced about Rađa's physical condition, the Celtics gave up on trying to trade him, instead agreeing a buyout of the three years that remained on his contract. ), bivši hrvatski košarkaš, osvajač dvije olimpijske medalje, svjetski prvak, višestruki klupski prvak Europe te uspješan NBA … In 2005, Rađa talked about his exit from Boston: I went to Pitino and asked him if I fit into his plans. That same season, Jugoplastika again won the Yugoslav League, its third consecutive national domestic league title, as well as its second straight FIBA European Champions Cup. Rađa averaged 17.9 points in the Italian League[15] in his first season with Il Messaggero (Virtus Roma enjoyed sponsorship from that popular Roman newspaper at the time). Alan Gregov | Radović | Rađa finished his career in 2003, by winning the Croatian League championship with his first team, Split CO. Rađa was on the senior men's Yugoslavian national team that won the silver medal in the 1988 Summer Olympic Games in Seoul. In the NBA playoffs, where he only made a single appearance with four games played, he averaged 15.0 points and 7.0 rebounds per game. He was a member of the Jugoplastika team of the late 1980s and early 1990s, which he helped to two European Cup titles. trener Aleksandar Petrović, Kukoč | Following a hearing on 26 September 1989, Judge Douglas Woodlock ruled in their favor two days later thus preventing Rađa from playing for the Celtics. Predrag Danilović | In late June 1989, the 22-year-old center got drafted by the Boston Celtics in the second round as the 40th pick. Velimir Perasović | The team's head coach Božidar Maljković (Rađa's mentor from his Split days) had already been released during the previous failed season, while his interim replacement, Michalis Kokalis, was let go in the summer of 1997 to make way for new head coach Slobodan Subotić. Also coming in alongside Rađa and coach Subotić, was 36-year-old NBA veteran Byron Scott from the LA Lakers. He left Panathinaikos partly because of an encounter with the club president's son, Dimitrios Giannakopoulos, in the locker room after a game. Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 Perasović | Rođeni Splićanin trenirao je razne sportove pa se tako bavio vaterpolom, plivanjem i rukometom te kaže da kondiciju danas održava brojnim fizičkim aktivnostima kao što su trčanje, vožnja bicikla, igranje tenisa, plivanje, ronjenje i skijanje. At KK Split, Rađa starred alongside Toni Kukoč, while both were teenagers. [22] He left the club at the end of the season, after winning the Greek League finals against Olympiacos. Dino Rađa (Anglicized: Dino Radja, Croatian pronunciation: [ˌdǐːno ˈrâd͜ʑa]; born April 24, 1967) is a Croatian former professional basketball player of Italian descent. Jurij Zdovc, Dražen Petrović | Dino Rađa | [13], In 2005, commenting on his summer 1990 decision to stay in Europe, even after only a year prior seeming desperately intent on playing in the NBA, Rađa said: .mw-parser-output .templatequote{overflow:hidden;margin:1em 0;padding:0 40px}.mw-parser-output .templatequote .templatequotecite{line-height:1.5em;text-align:left;padding-left:1.6em;margin-top:0}, I was playing well. Ivica Žurić | Veljko Mršić | I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby publish it under the following licenses: Add a one-line explanation of what this file represents. Would you like Wikipedia to always look as professional and up-to-date? Vlade Divac | [10] The Boston Celtics did not insist on Rađa honouring his commitment to them, instead letting the twenty-three-year-old go to Virtus in return for an undisclosed amount,[11] but retaining his NBA rights. The Celtics finished the season dead-last in their division, with a 15–67 record, the worst in the eastern conference, forcing a coaching change at the end of the season, with Rick Pitino replacing M. L. Carr. The NBA was more physical because the players were bigger and stronger than in Europe. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International, 3.0 Unported, 2.5 Generic, 2.0 Generic and 1.0 Generic license. The following pages on the English Wikipedia use this file (pages on other projects are not listed): (294 × 414 pixels, file size: 46 KB, MIME type: Commons is a freely licensed media file repository. I was making a great salary in Europe. Alan Gregov | Playing alongside Dee Brown, 40-year-old veteran Robert Parish, and Rick Fox, twenty-six-year-old Rađa averaged 15.1 points and 7.2 rebounds in his debut season during which he made $1.5 million in salary. ✪ Dino Radja | Hall of Fame Career Retrospective, ✪ Hakeem Olajuwon (26p/14r) vs Dino Radja (31p/11r) - Highlights Rockets@Celtics 11/11/1994, ✪ Top 10 Croatian NBA Players of All Time, ✪ Dino Radja Reacts To Being Accepted Into Hall of Fame, Rađa celebrates winning Split's second consecutive continental title with teammate. Dvostruki je dobitnik Državne nagrade za šport "Franjo Bučar", 1992. kao član reprezentacije i 2003. godine osobno. Tijekom cijele karijere je nosio broj 14, osim u Boston Celticsima gdje je imao broj 40. Danko Cvjetičanin | Rađa | Ivanović | U NBA ligi igrao je 4 sezone u Boston Celticsima, uz prosjek 16,7 koševa i 8,4 skoka po utakmici. [4] However, seeing the situation as a clear case of contract poaching by Boston and its general manager Jan Volk (who claimed Rađa's contract with Jugoplastika was amateur and thus non-binding), the Split club would not give up the legal fight, taking the case to the United States district court for the District of Massachusetts and seeking an injunction to prevent Rađa from playing for the Celtics on the grounds that he had a valid and legally binding contract with them. Dino Rađa Iz Wikipedije, proste enciklopedije (Preusmerjeno s strani Dino Radja) Dino Rađa, hrvaški košarkar, * 24. april 1967, Split. ", 1997 McDonald's Championship Runners-up against the Chicago Bulls, Pavlos and Thanasis Giannakopoulos Indoor Hall, Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски, Career statistics and player information from. In the wake of his failed physical in Philadelphia and Rick Pitino's unwillingness to keep him on the Celtics' roster, Rađa returned to Europe in July 1997, joining Panathinaikos, a rich and ambitious club bankrolled by the Giannakopoulos brothers (Pavlos and Thanasis) who made their money in the pharmaceutical industry. With Olympiacos, on 16 October 2000, he scored his first points in the EuroLeague competition, under its new format in which it was run by Euroleague Basketball, in a match against Real Madrid.[23]. DinoRadjaPanathinaikos.jpg ‎(294 × 414 pixels, file size: 46 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg), https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0