DARKO MILICIC NEWS

Evan Turner among Wolves priorities in NBA free agency

Consider the Timberwolves recent history with second overall draft choices: Derrick Williams, Michael Beasley and Darko Milicic. It's not pretty. But if they get their way, they'll have one more recent No. 2. A source tells 1500espn.com that the Wolves are targeting former Sixers and Pacers shooting guard Evan Turner, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2010 Draft. He became...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Darko has found a second pro sport?

This picture symbolizes Darko Milicic’s career perfectly, unfortunately.Photo Credit: SBNation/AP You can make the argument that the Detroit Pistons selection of Darko Milicic in 2003 was the worst selection in NBA Draft history. It’s not only because Darko was a complete flop, but probably more so about the players that were taken after him, which were just some guys named Carmelo...
Via Pass The Pill
October 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Darko Milicic is a professional fisherman?

It's been a little over ten months since Darko Milicic left the Celtics to return to his native Serbia.  Back in June of this year he said that he would not seek an NBA contract this season.  Now that the former #2 overall pick from the 2003 draft appears to have given up on basketball for good, he's found a new focus: competitive carp fishing.  Darko is entered in the...
Via Celtics Life
October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Milicic has new calling: carp fishing

Darko Milicic's roller coaster 10-year NBA career came to a close last November when he was released by the Celtics after playing in just one preseason game. Milicic had requested a release to return to Europe to be with his ailing mother, and the man who was drafted No. 2 behind LeBron James hasn't seen the spotlight since his departure from the C's. However, the folks...
Via Fox Sports
October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Darko Milicic Is Now Carp Fishing In Central Italy

Before we get started, we have to say that “carp fishing in central Italy” sounds like a very real threat an NBA coach might direct towards an underachieving player trying to make a roster. As in, “Hey, Darko, if you don’t shape up, by this time next year you’ll be carp fishing in Italy!” Well, noted NBA draft bust Darko Milicic is doing exactly that. As we speak, Darko...
Via Next Impulse Sports
October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Darko Milicic Puts NBA in Rear View, Will Compete in World Carp Classic Fishing Tournament

Darko Milicic‘s roller coaster 10-year NBA career came to a close last November when he was released by the Celtics after playing in just one preseason game. Milicic had requested a release to return to Europe to be with his ailing mother, and the big man hadn’t really seen the spotlight after his departure from the C’s. The folks over at Yahoo! Sports’ Ball Don’t Lie have...
Via NESN.com
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

10 biggest NBA Draft busts of all-time

The days leading up to the 2013 NBA Draft certainly make fans think back on past draft experiences. While this year’s draft class has been deemed “weak” by many draft experts and analysts, it is still sure to produce a number of steady and, most likely, memorable players in the future. With that in mind, here’s a look at the top 10 busts in the history of the NBA Draft. ...
Via Rumors and Rants
June 25, 2013  |  1 Comment

Darko Milicic Won't Seek Another NBA Contract

Darko Milicic believes his NBA career is completely over. Milicic began the 12-13 season with the Boston Celtics and asked for his release so he can return to Europe to attend to his ill mother. Milicic finished the season with KK Red Star Belgrade. "No more chances," said Milicic to mvp.rs. "This is a done deal. Bygone. Hence I wear a lot of bad experiences. Guilt...
Via RealGM
June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Darko is Donezo: Milicic tells Serbian website his NBA career is over

With the NBA Draft just around the corner, one of the biggest busts in all of sports has called it a career in the Association. According to FSD Detroit who cites a Serbian website, Darko Milicic has announced that his NBA career is in deed over. The 7-foot Milicic, taken with the 2nd overall pick in 2003 by the Pistons was a complete flop from the beginning. With Detroit, the human...
Via The Majors Detroit
June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Pistons draft bust Darko Milicic done with NBA

Darko Milicic, one of the worst draft picks ever, confirmed to a Serbian website that his NBA career is over. Milicic, a 7-footer from Serbia, was selected with the No. 2 pick overall by Detroit Pistons president Joe Dumars in 2003. It's a mistake that Dumars will never live down. The next three picks were Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade. Milicic was a total flop...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 24, 2013  |  Discuss
DARKO FREED

Report: Milicic not returning to NBA

Darko Milicic, one of the biggest busts in draft history, announced that his NBA basketball career effectively is over, saying, "This is a done deal."

Via The Victory Formation
June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Pistons fans really wanted Darko Milicic on the team

ESPN uploaded this video of two Detroit Pistons fans getting excited over the thought of the Detroit Pistons drafting Darko Milicic. These two should have listened to the guy in the back. However, the two Pistons fans were somewhat right, as Detroit would win the NBA Championship in Milicic’s first season. [Reddit]
Via Diehardsport
June 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Darko Milicic leaves the NBA

The Boston Celtics announced they have waived Darko Milicic, likely ending one of the oddest and most disappointing careers in the NBA's history. Milicic started his career as the second pick in the celebrated 2003 Draft. The expectations that came from being that pick in that draft. He could never live up to Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade. Even Kirk Hinrich. ...
Via Bloguin Best
November 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Darko Milicic leaves the NBA

The Boston Celtics announced they have waived Darko Milicic, likely ending one of the oddest and most disappointing careers in the NBA's history. Milicic started his career as the second pick in the celebrated 2003 Draft. The expectations that came from being that pick in that draft. He could never live up to Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade. Even Kirk Hinrich...
Via Crossover Chronicles
November 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Kenyon Martin Talk May Be Premature As Celtics Are In No Hurry to Fill Darko Milicici’s Roster Spot

When Darko Milicic took his leave from the Celtics this week, many fans immediately recognized what that meant. Their team now had an open roster spot, and there was a name on the list of free agents who most of them recognized. Kenyon Martin has become the name du jour for Celtics fans, much like Austin Rivers was the guy everybody wanted to know about in the run-up to the draft...
Via NESN.com
November 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Celtics Waive Darko

The Celtics have officially waived Darko Milicic. He has been contemplating leaving the team to return to Serbia to be with his ill mother and the move was made official today. Here is Danny's statement on his release, "Darko has asked us to release him so he could deal with a personal matter. The whole Celtics family wishes Darko and his family well." Doc had...
Via Celtics Green ...a boston celtics blog.
November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

The Best Plays You’ve Never Seen Before: Special Darko Milicic Edition

Good evening, basketball fans, and welcome to yet another volume of The Best Plays You’ve Never Seen Before! In this special edition post you will find five of the best highlights produced by Darko Milicic, the notorious Serbian center selected second overall by the Detroit Pistons in 2003.  Over the course of his unsuccessful nine-year NBA career, which very possibly ended today...
Via NBA 24/7 365
November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics Officially Waive Center Darko Milicic

Per the official Twitter of the Boston Celtics, the C’s have waived center Darko Milicic. The Boston Celtics announced today that they have waived center Darko Milicic: on.nba.com/UXhVaB — Boston Celtics (@celtics) November 21, 2012 There has been talk recently that center Darko Milicic was contemplating leaving the Celtics to be with his ill mother [...]
Via CLNS Radio
November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Darko Milicic Waived By Celtics After He Asked for His Release to Tend to Sick Mother

Darko Milicic‘s Celtics career is over before it really ever began. The Celtics announced on Wednesday that they have waived Milicic, per his request. The center only played one regular season game with the team. Milicic is returning to Europe to be with his sick mother. Doc Rivers confirmed that Milicic left the team earlier in the week to return to Europe and did not expect him...
Via NESN.com
November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Celtics waive Darko Milicic

The team announced today that they have waived Darko Milicic.  Darko’s mother is ill, and he has decided to go home to spend time with her and his family. “Darko has asked us to release him so he could deal with a personal matter,” said Celtics President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge. “The whole Celtics family wishes Darko and his family well.” Doc has said that...
Via Red's Army
November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Celtics Waive Darko Milicic

Darko Milicic asked for his release to return to Europe to attend to his ill mother.
Via RealGM
November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

It's Official: The Darko Era is over

The Boston Celtics announced today that they have waived center Darko Milicic: on.nba.com/UXhVaB — Boston Celtics (@celtics) November 21, 2012 And so, the Darko Milicic era ends in Boston. “Darko has asked us to release him so he could deal with a personal matter,” said Celtics President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge. “The whole Celtics family wishes Darko and his...
Via Celtics Life
November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Darko Milicic, Done

This is a sad story. Boston fans were eager to see what was left from the poster child of bust, Darko Milicic but that time won’t come. Back home, Darko’s mother is very very sick and he has decided to return home in her time of need and stay there. When asked if Darko’s time was done with the C’s, Coach Doc Rivers said this: “Most likely, yes…” And he clarified that...
Via Menudo Bol
November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Celtics and Darko Milicic Set To Part Ways?

Celtics Nation is awash in indifference as word filters out that Darko Milicic’s career with the Celtics is likely over.  Milicic did not travel with the team to Detroit for Sunday’s game and returned to Serbia to be with his ailing mother.  Various sources are indicating that Darko is not expected to return and the [...]
Via CLNS Radio
November 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Milicic may be leaving NBA for good

Doc Rivers saw a change in Darko Milicic a few weeks ago, almost as soon as the veteran center found out that his mother was ill. It was one thing for Milicic to deal with some professional setbacks with the Celtics, having played a grand total of five minutes all season. Adding personal angst made it even tougher. "His mom's sick, he's not playing, the homesickness...
Via Fox Sports
November 20, 2012  |  Discuss
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