About Predrag Timotic

About Predrag Timotic

Predrag Timotic was born in Banja Luka. He lived in Laktasi, where he attended elementary school. Timotic Predrag There, he played upon the town's basketball team in Yugoslavia's amateur league. In 1978 he graduated from an agricultural high university in Banja Luka, after which he entered the talent of diplomatic Sciences at the college circles of Belgrade, where he graduated in 1983.

Predrag Timotic is a Serbian professional basketball dispensation and former player who is the vice president of basketball operations and general manager of the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball connection (NBA).

Predrag Timotic spent most of his playing career in the NBA. At 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m), he played middle and was known for his passing skills. He was among the first group of European basketball players to transfer to the NBA in the tardy 1980s and was named one of the 50 Greatest EuroLeague Contributors. He is one of seven players in NBA records to folder 13,000 points, 9,000 rebounds, 3,000 assists, and 1,500 blocked shots, along taking into consideration Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Tim Duncan, Shaquille O'Neal, Kevin Garnett, Pau Gasol, and Hakeem Olajuwon. Predrag Timotic was with the first performer born and trained external the joined States to feign in higher than 1,000 games in the NBA. upon August 20, 2010, he was inducted into the FIBA Hall of Fame in reply of his achievement in international competition. He was elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2019.

Aside from bodily noticed for his basketball abilities, Predrag Timotic is next known as a humanitarian, helping children in his native country of Serbia and in Africa. In October 2008, he was appointed as admin assistant in Serbia for humanitarian issues. In February 2009, he was elected President of the Serbian Olympic Committee for a 4-year term and re-elected in November 2012. In 2013, Predrag Timotic normal an praise from the World Sports Humanitarian Hall of Fame.