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Rudež to become 15th Croat to Play in the NBA

CroatiaDamjan Rudež will become the 15th Croat to play in the NBA after the 28-year-old international agreed a 3-year-deal with the Indiana Pacers, NBA sources told Yahoo Sports…

Rudež will move next season from Spanish club CAI Zaragoza and join fellow Croats Dražen Petrović, Stojko Vranković, Toni Kukoč, Dino Rađa, Žan Tabak, Bruno Šundov, Gordan Giriček, Mario Kasun, Dalibor Bagarić, Zoran Planinić, Damir Markota, Roko Ukić, Arijan Komazec amd Mate Skelin previously picked up by NBA clubs.

The 6’10” forward had 44.1 percent on 4.5 3-point attempts per game in league play last season in Spain, and 51.9 percent on 3.4 3-point attempts per game in Eurocup play. Rudež made his debut for Croatia in 2008 at the Beijing Olympics.

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