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Chicago Bulls: Is Nikola Mirotic the Next Toni Kukoc?

One of the burning questions for the Chicago Bulls this season rests on new addition Nikola Mirotic.  Can he match the outstanding success of Toni Kukoc?  Well, that is a hard question to answer so below will be a comparison of the two based on stats when they entered the league.  Then a couple of videos will illustrate what Kukoc brought to the Bulls during his memorable run...
Via Sports Mockery
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Hilarious Story About Toni Kukoc’s First Dinner In America

Posted to Chicago BullsToni Kukoc was recently interviewed by SLAM Magazine and had a hilarious story to tell about his first dinner in the United States: “For my first real meal in the States, I read the menu and ordered pasta, salad and soup and thought they were smaller European-style portions. When they brought the food to the table I had enough food to feed eight people. So...
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June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Toni Kukoc had an interesting pregame meal

NBATV's Open Court has provided some nice little nuggets from life in the NBA. The show is a panel of former NBA players (in the Turner family) discussing NBA issues and telling stories from their playing days. It is an absolute treat for NBA fans. Why? Because you get stories like this one from Steve Kerr. Kerr talked about having a pregame meal with Toni Kukoc. The result...
Via Bloguin Best
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Toni Kukoc used to eat massive meals before games

Every player in the NBA has their own pregame ritual. But the pregame ritual that former Chicago Bulls great Toni Kukoc employed will blow your mind, and possibly your stomach. From NBA TV's Steve Kerr: But I'll tell you a quick story about Toni Kukoc, when he came over to the NBA. First game of the season, I asked him if he wanted to go grab a bite to eat. It&...
Via Bush League Chronicle
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr tells epic Toni Kukoc dinner story on NBA TV’s “Open Court”

In terms of epic Toni Kukoc stories, this one told by former teammate Steve Kerr on the NBA TV show “Open Court” has to rank among the very best. Open Court was doing a special fan edition that allowed Twitter users to submit their questions and this was Steve’s response to a topic about pregame meals: *** Toni Kukoc image courtesy of Getty Images
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr dishes on Toni Kukoc's huge pregame meal

On NBA TV's "Open Court" show, the panelists often give us a little glimpse into the lives and thoughts of what NBA players go through. The show connects the fans with the inside information of the game we typically didn't know. Or in this case, didn't want to find out. Former Chicago Bulls guard and five-time champion Steve Kerr has seen a lot of awesome...
Via The Other Paper
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan throws massive wedding bash

Michael Jordan took the walk down the aisle for the second time in his life. Yes, his Airness married model Yvette Prieto Saturday in a super private, super exclusive wedding in Palm Beach. Earlier Saturday, we told you the wedding was expected to have 2,000 guests. Shiny Sheet tweeted that guests included ex-NBA players Scottie Pippen and Patrick Ewing, as well as film maker Spike...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 27, 2013  |  178 Comments

Random Athlete of the Day- Toni Kukoc

The Chicago Bulls of the 90’s were not only the locale of Jordan, Pippen, and Rodman; they also featured some of the deepest benches in basketball. An integral piece in the Bulls’ second three-peat was the sixth man and versatile Croatian Toni Kukoc, a 6’11” Small Forward that fits the stereotype for what we’ve come to know about European players. Kukoc was drafted with...
Via Taking Bad Schotz
June 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Bucks Acquire Kukoc, Smith, First-Round Pick

Toni Kukoc picked up three rings in his run with the Bulls.
February 21, 2012  |  Discuss

North Korean Heir Is Basically That Guy You Knew In 1996 Who Always Wore A Toni Kukoc Jersey

Kim Jong Il is dead. In 2009, we met his youngest son and presumptive heir, Kim Jong Un—a basketball fan, it turns out. Originally published July 16, 2009. More »
Via Deadspin
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss
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