Andrija Žižić

Andrija Žižić
Žižić with Panathinaikos BC.
No. 31 –
Position Power forward / Center
League A-1 Liga
Adriatic League
ULEB Eurocup
Personal information
Born (1980-01-14) January 14, 1980 (age 34)
Split, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Croatian
Listed height 6 ft 9.5 in (2.07 m)
Listed weight 265 lb (120 kg)
Career information
Pro playing career 1998–present
Career history
1998–2003 Split
2003–2004 Cibona Zagreb
2004–2005 FC Barcelona
2005–2007 Olympiacos
2007–2008 Panathinaikos
2008–2009 Galatasaray Cafe Crown
2009 CAI Zaragoza
2009–2010 Cedevita Zagreb
2010–2011 ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne
2011 Cedevita Zagreb
2011–present Cibona Zagreb
Career highlights and awards

Andrija Žižić (born January 14, 1980) is a Croatian professional basketball player. His height is 2.07 m (6 ft 9 ½ in) and he plays as a forward-center. He plays with the pro club Cibona Zagreb.

Pro career

His previous teams are: Omiš, Solin, KK Split, Cibona Zagreb, FC Barcelona, Olympiacos, and Panathinaikos. He has won two Croatian League championships (2003, 2004) and in the 2002-03 season he was the top rebounder in the Adriatic League (8.2 rebounds per game). He has won Greek championship and the Greek cup for the season 2007-08. In July 2008, Žižić signed a 2-year contract with the Turkish team Galatasaray Cafe Crown.[1][2]

In June 2010 he signed with ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne in France.[3] On February 28, 2011 he signed with KK Cedevita.[4]

Croatian national team

He is a member of the senior Croatian national basketball team. He has also won a silver medal at the 1998 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship and a bronze medal at the 1999 FIBA Under-19 World Championship, while playing with the Croatian national junior teams.

References

External links

  • Basketpedya.com Player Profile
  • Official Panathinaikos Profile
  • NBA.com 2002 NBA Draft Player Profile
  • FIBAEurope.com Player Profile
  • Eurobasket.com Player Profile
  • Euroleague.net Player Profile
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