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Detroit Bad Boys Sep 24, 2014
Remembering the insane hyperbole about Darko Milicic before he was drafted

Remembering the insane hyperbole about Darko Milicic before he was drafted

Rip Hamilton appeared on Highly Questionable with Dan LeBatard and Bomani Jones, and if you skip ahead to the 5:21 mark in the video above, he gave a pretty hilarious impression of his reaction when he found out the Pistons were drafting Darko Milicic instead of Carmelo Anthony. Spoiler alert: he basically made this face for about a minute straight: "When you got Carmelo Anthony out there, it was hard to pass up on him. I had the same reaction everybody else had." Hindsight is hilarious: Darko was 17 years old when he was drafted and then bombed with the veteran-laden,...
Grand Rapids Press Sep 24, 2014
Ex-Detroit Pistons center Darko Milicic retiring from basketball to become pro kick boxer

Ex-Detroit Pistons center Darko Milicic retiring from basketball to become pro kick boxer

Milicic, who the Pistons selected No. 2 overall behind LeBron James in the 2003 NBA draft, will reportedly sign a contract today with the World Kickboxing Association.
Detroit Bad Boys Sep 22, 2014
Darko Milicic is a professional kickboxer now

Darko Milicic is a professional kickboxer now

Because, of course. Darko Milicic was not a good NBA player. That's not entirely his fault. He didn't force the Detroit Pistons to draft him No. 2 overall in 2003. And while he's not the first second-overall pick to be an NBA bust (hello, Hasheem), he did have the misfortune of busting out in the same draft class as LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and several other really good players. Milicic hasn't played since being released by the Boston Celtics in 2012. Since then he has competed in the World Carp Classic, but that apparently hasn't sated his appetite for...
New York Post Sep 22, 2014

NBA bust Darko Milicic retires to try a new sport

Let’s hope his second attempt at a career in professional sports goes better than his first. According to NBASerbia.com, former NBA center Darko Milicic — who was the No. 2...
Rotoworld Sep 22, 2014

Report: Darko Milicic to become a kickboxer - Darko Milicic (F/C) Boston Celtics

Darko Milicic is reportedly giving up basketball to become a professional kickboxer.

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