78.  His wife is a fashion designer and sister of deceased Serbian criminal Marko Markuš. Serbia and Montenegro had decided to replace their aging superstars—who had led the team to a gold medal finish in the previous 2002 FIBA World Championship—with young blood. , As of December 2019, Miličić is the fourth youngest player to have played in the NBA. 2 Overall Pick Milicic", "Darko plans European return as he can't get off Knicks bench", "Wolves Acquire Darko Milicic from New York", "Darko Milicic Is Bread From God, And Other Crazy Things David Kahn Believes", "Kobe Bryant, Matt Barnes key Lakers' rout of Wolves", "Warriors end 7-game slide as Monta Ellis and Reggie Williams combine for 60", "Kevin Love's 3 gives Minnesota the win after Ricky Rubio's tying 3-pointer", "Darko Milicic's Release: Great Timing for the Boston Celtics", "Darko Milicic says he's done with the NBA", "NBA bust Darko Milicic retires to try a new sport", "Darko Miličić stavio tačku: zbogom NBA karijero, dobar dan kik-bokse! , Miličić works as a farmer in his native Serbia. Darko Miličić (Serbian Cyrillic: Дарко Миличић, Serbian pronunciation: [ˈdarko ˈmilit͡ʃit͡ɕ]; born June 20, 1985) is a Serbian former professional basketball player. , The Detroit Pistons chose Miličić with the second overall pick in the 2003 NBA draft. In Serbia and Montenegro's sixth and final game against Spain, Miličić matched up against NBA All-Star Pau Gasol and finished with 18 points, 15 rebounds, and three blocks. Miličić announced his retirement from the NBA in June 2013; he retired with career averages of 6.0 points and 4.2 rebounds per game. Question, Comment, Feedback, or Correction? , In June 2013, Miličić announced that he had retired from the NBA. Height. , On July 12, 2007, the first day of free agency, Miličić was signed by the Memphis Grizzlies to a three-year, $21 million contract. Darko Milicic FC #99. No fans at Los Angeles Lakers' home games until further notice. in Novi Sad, Serbia  He received a $13,770 fine from FIBA and his outburst was heavily criticized by Memphis Grizzlies general manager Chris Wallace and head coach Marc Iavaroni. June 20,  In the 96 games he played as a Piston, he only scored 152 points and averaged 1.6 points a game. He is the fourth youngest player and the youngest foreign player to have played in the NBA, and is the youngest player to have played in an NBA Finals game and the youngest player to win the NBA championship. , On May 23, 2009, Miličić married Zorana Markuš. ", "Report: Darko Milicic Retiring From Pro Basketball To Pursue Kickboxing", "WHERE ARE THEY NOW? 2 draft pick", "Hemofarm Vrsac says it has Piston through 2009", "Myth: Detroit Pistons picking Darko Milicic over Carmelo Anthony with the No. He referred to the referees with expletives and threatened to engage in various sex acts with their female relatives. Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. 7-0, 250lb (213cm, 113kg) Born: June 20, 1985in Novi Sad, Serbiars.