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 Radivoje <I>Zucko</I> Korac

Radivoje Zucko Korac

Vojvodina, Serbia
Death 2 Jun 1969 (aged 30)
Sarajevo, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Burial Belgrade, City of Belgrade (Grad Beograd), Serbia
Plot Tree-lined path of Giants
Memorial ID 8034759 · View Source
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Basketball Player. Even today he is considered to be one of the best players in the history of the European basketball. Known as "Zucko," he was the best and most efficient player of the Yugoslav team in the 1960s. He won with the Yugoslav team six medals, five silver medals and one bronze. Playing for OKK Belgrade, versus Alvik Stockholm, in a match of European Champions' Cup in 1964 (OKK Belgrade won 155-57), "Zucko" scored an unheard of 99 points. He died as the result of a car accident in June of 1969. Shortly after the tragedy, a competition "Cup of Radivoj Korac" was established as a remembrance of this legendary player.

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  • Originally Created by: Jelena
  • Added: 27 Oct 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8034759
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Radivoje Zucko Korac (5 Nov 1938–2 Jun 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8034759, citing Novo Groblje, Belgrade, City of Belgrade (Grad Beograd), Serbia ; Maintained by Find A Grave .