Vladimir Radmanović

Vladimir Radmanović (Serbian Cyrillic: Владимир Радмановић; born November 19, 1980) is a retired Serbian professional basketball player. In Serbia he played for Crvena zvezda and FMP, and in NBA he was a member of the Seattle SuperSonics, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, Charlotte Bobcats, Golden State Warriors, Atlanta Hawks and Chicago Bulls.

Radmanović has represented the Yugoslavian national basketball team and the Serbia and Montenegro national basketball team. He earned gold medal at the 2002 FIBA World Championships with Yugoslavia. He also participated at the 2004 Summer Olympics with Serbia and Montenegro.

Vladimir Radmanović
Vladimir Radmanovic
Radmanović with the Warriors in 2011
Personal information
BornNovember 19, 1980 (age 38)
Trebinje, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina
SFR Yugoslavia
NationalitySerbian
Listed height6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
NBA draft2001 / Round: 1 / Pick: 12th overall
Selected by the Seattle SuperSonics
Playing career1997–2013
PositionPower forward / Small forward
Number7, 77, 10
Career history
1997–2001Crvena zvezda
2001FMP
20012006Seattle SuperSonics
2006Los Angeles Clippers
20062009Los Angeles Lakers
2009Charlotte Bobcats
20092011Golden State Warriors
2011–2012Atlanta Hawks
2012–2013Chicago Bulls
Career highlights and awards
Career statistics
Points5,879 (8.0 ppg)
Rebounds2,784 (3.8 rpg)
Assists998 (1.4 apg)

Pre-NBA

Born into the Serbian family of a JNA officer hailing from the Dalmatian coastal town of Zadar in Croatia, Radmanović was born in Trebinje, in the Socialist Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, in the former Yugoslavia, where his father Stevan was stationed at the time. He grew up in various locales dictated by the requirements of his father's profession.

Radmanović played basketball for KK Crvena zvezda and KK FMP before entering into the National Basketball Association (NBA) in 2001.

NBA career

Seattle SuperSonics

Radmanović was selected by the Seattle SuperSonics as the 12th pick of 2001 NBA draft. Although consistent throughout his first two seasons, Radmanović became a candidate for the NBA Most Improved Player Award in the 2003–04 season, when he averaged 12 points and 5.3 rebounds per game mostly as a sixth man. He established himself as a deadly three-point shooter, making around 40% of his attempts.

He was integral to the Sonics' success in the 2004–05 season as a sixth man. He averaged 11.8 points per game and 4.6 rebounds, helping the Sonics win their first-round playoff matchup against the Sacramento Kings. On January 26, 2005, he made a career-high 8 three-point field goals against the Los Angeles Lakers.

After the 2004–05 season, Radmanović turned down a six-year, $42 million contract offer to re-sign with the Sonics, and instead decided to sign a one-year deal, making him an unrestricted free agent after next season.

He was nicknamed "Broadway Joe" by SuperSonics announcer Kevin Calabro, after his resemblance to NFL quarterback Joe Namath.

Los Angeles Clippers

After voicing his frustration for not being a starter, on February 14, 2006, Radmanović was traded from the SuperSonics to the Los Angeles Clippers for power forward Chris Wilcox.[1]

The change of venue greatly improved his performance. Radmanović averaged 10.7 ppg, a career-best averages of 5.7 rpg and 2.1 apg, while shooting 41.8% of his three-pointers.

Los Angeles Lakers

On July 13, 2006, Radmanović signed with the Los Angeles Lakers.[2] Although he was believed to be a lock to re-sign with the Los Angeles Clippers (he at first accepted their offer at an estimated $31M over five years), he changed his mind after being promised a starting job with the Los Angeles Lakers. Although the Lakers were offering the same amount of money as Clippers, Radmanović was persuaded to join the team by Kobe Bryant, Phil Jackson, Magic Johnson and his good friend, Vlade Divac, who were all convinced his shooting and playing opportunities would greatly increase in the Lakers' triangle offense. Jackson has also called Vladimir a "space cadet" and "my favorite Martian" in reference to his being out of position and taking wild three point shots.[3] He was also referred to as "Vlad Rad."[4] He started all 21 games in the 2007–08 Playoffs for the Lakers, and was high scorer for one game and high rebounder for several games.

Snowboarding injury

On February 18, 2007, Radmanović told the Lakers that he had separated his shoulder, when he fell on a patch of ice in Park City, Utah the day before, during the weekend of the 2007 NBA All-Star Game and would be out approximately eight weeks.[5]

But, on February 23, 2007, Radmanović revealed that he had actually hurt himself in a fall while snowboarding.[6] Radmanović's Lakers contract banned him from taking part in activities that involve significant risk of injury, including skiing and snowboarding.[6] An NBA league source said that voiding the contract would be extremely unlikely, with a suspension or fine more likely.[6] This proved to be true, as he was fined $500,000 for lying about the injury.

Later NBA career

On February 7, 2009, Radmanović was traded to the Charlotte Bobcats in exchange for forward Adam Morrison and guard Shannon Brown.[7] Bobcats general manager Rod Higgins said Radmanovic would likely play both small and power forward.[8]

On November 16, 2009, Radmanović was traded to the Golden State Warriors along with Raja Bell in exchange for Stephen Jackson and Acie Law.[9]

On December 9, 2011, Radmanović was signed by the Atlanta Hawks.[10] In the Hawks' first game of the season on December 26, 2011, Radmanovic scored 17 points with four steals and five assists in 27 minutes.[11]

On July 19, 2012, Radmanović signed a one-year deal with the Chicago Bulls.[12]

In October 2013, Radmanović announced his retirement. After 12 seasons in the NBA as a stretch 4, he shot 37.8 percent from 3 and averaged 8.0 points.[13]

NBA career statistics

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2001–02 Seattle 61 16 20.2 .412 .420 .681 3.8 1.3 .9 .4 6.7
2002–03 Seattle 72 16 26.5 .410 .355 .706 4.5 1.3 .9 .3 10.1
2003–04 Seattle 77 38 30.1 .425 .371 .748 5.3 1.8 1.04 .5 12.0
2004–05 Seattle 63 0 29.5 .409 .389 .786 4.6 1.4 .9 .5 11.8
2005–06 Seattle 47 16 23.2 .401 .367 .887 4.0 1.5 .7 .3 9.3
2005–06 L.A. Clippers 30 11 29.5 .417 .418 .731 5.7 2.1 .97 .5 10.7
2006–07 L.A. Lakers 55 15 17.9 .424 .339 .726 3.3 1.2 .5 .3 6.6
2007–08 L.A. Lakers 65 41 22.8 .453 .406 .800 3.3 1.9 .7 .2 8.4
2008–09 L.A. Lakers 46 28 16.8 .444 .441 .852 2.5 .8 .6 .2 5.9
2008–09 Charlotte 32 3 21.1 .401 .357 .645 3.3 1.3 .6 .3 8.3
2009–10 Charlotte 8 0 16.6 .333 .318 .667 3.6 .9 .4 .1 4.9
2009–10 Golden State 33 20 23.0 .385 .267 .762 4.5 1.2 .8 .2 6.6
2010–11 Golden State 74 6 15.8 .431 .405 .882 2.9 1.1 .6 .6 5.1
2011–12 Atlanta 49 3 15.4 .376 .370 .759 2.9 1.1 .4 .3 4.5
2012–13 Chicago 25 0 5.8 .302 .185 .667 1.1 .3 .3 .2 1.3
Career 737 213 21.9 .415 .378 .758 3.8 1.4 .7 .4 8.0

Playoffs

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2002 Seattle 5 2 22.6 .438 .538 1.000 3.6 1.0 .2 .2 7.6
2005 Seattle 6 0 20.3 .371 .238 .500 3.0 .5 .7 .5 5.3
2006 L.A. Clippers 12 2 20.5 .470 .463 .696 4.0 1.1 .6 .5 8.1
2008 L.A. Lakers 21 21 22.9 .444 .372 .833 3.8 1.5 .6 .0 8.0
2012 Atlanta 2 0 7.5 .000 .000 .000 .5 .5 .0 .0 .0
2013 Chicago 1 0 10.0 1.000 1.000 .000 .0 1.0 2.0 .0 9.0
Career 47 25 21.0 .440 .396 .735 3.5 1.1 .6 .2 7.3

See also

References

  1. ^ "Clippers Acquire Radmanovic". NBA.com. February 14, 2006. Archived from the original on August 30, 2006. Retrieved August 15, 2009.
  2. ^ Lakers Sign Vladimir Radmanovic
  3. ^ More Kind Words from Phil | NBA Blog - The FanHouse
  4. ^ Kobe Now on Bynum's Team | Sports | Basketball | PE.com | Southern California News | News for Inland Southern California
  5. ^ "LAKERS FORWARD VLADIMIR RADMANOVIC SUFFERS SEPARATED SHOULDER". Lakers.com. February 18, 2007. Archived from the original on February 22, 2007. Retrieved February 23, 2007.
  6. ^ a b c Bresnahan, Mike (February 23, 2007). "Radmanovic lied to Lakers about injury". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on June 23, 2008. Retrieved February 23, 2007.
  7. ^ "Bobcats Acquire Vladimir Radmanovic from Los Angeles Lakers". NBA.com. February 7, 2009. Archived from the original on February 10, 2009. Retrieved February 7, 2009.
  8. ^ Lakers swap Radmanovic for Morrison
  9. ^ Warriors trade Jackson to Bobcats
  10. ^ HAWKS SIGN VLADIMIR RADMANOVIC
  11. ^ http://www.nba.com/playerfile/vladimir_radmanovic/
  12. ^ "Bulls sign free agent forward Vladimir Radmanovic". NBA.com. July 19, 2012. Retrieved July 20, 2009.
  13. ^ Report: Vladimir Radmanovic is retiring

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In 2011, the club started cooperating with KK Crvena zvezda and competed under their name until 2015. In 2015, the club disbanded its senior team and changed the name to KK ILR. In 2013, KK Radnički Basket adopted the name and the logo of KK FMP, and renamed to KK FMP.

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Radmanović (Serbian: Радмановић) is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

Davor Radmanović (born 1957), Croatian footballer and manager

Nebojša Radmanović (born 1949), Bosnia and Herzegovina politician

Staniša Radmanović (born 1940), Yugoslav sprint canoeist

Vladimir Radmanović (born 1980), Serbian basketball player

Ratko Radovanović

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Serbia men's national under-20 basketball team

The Serbia men's national under-20 basketball team (Serbian Cyrillic: Кошаркашка репрезентација Србије до 20 година) is the men's basketball team, administered by Basketball Federation of Serbia, that represents Serbia in international under-20 (under age 20) men's basketball competitions, consisting mainly of the FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship. The event was originally referred to as the European Championship for Men '22 and Under' and the 2000 European Championship for Young Men.

The national team competed as FR Yugoslavia up to 2002, and as Serbia and Montenegro from 2004 to 2006.

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