Full Name:
Goran Cakic
Position:
Forward
College:
N/A
Height:
6-9
Weight:
225
High School:
N/A
Birthdate:
May 21, 1980
Birthplace:
Belgrade, Yugoslavia

Statistics

HIGHLIGHTS
Originally an early entry candidate for the 2000 and 2001 NBA Drafts before withdrawing his name from consideration each time.
Now draft eligible as a player playing outside the United States in the year of his 22nd birthday.
Caught attention of scouts with his performance at the 2000 Nike Hoop Summit.
Made six of seven shots and scored 14 points in just 21 minutes of play as International Select Team lost a narrow 98-97 decision to USA Basketball Select Team.
Participated in the 1999 World University Games and 2000 Global Games.
Was named the 1998 Australian Junior Male Player of the Year.
Played for Beobanka in the Korac Cup in 1998-99 and then joined the team full-time for the 1999-2000 season.

Switched to Radnicki of Belgrade for the 2000-01 season and began the 2001-02 season there before switching to Buducnost Podgorica in December of 2001.
According to scouting reports, he possesses excellent athleticism and has many small forward skills.
Moves well without the ball and plays with intelligence.
According to telebasket.com, runs the court well and can fill the lane on the fastbreak and finish with a dunk.
Has reliable three-point range at international distance.
Since joining Buducnost Podgorica in midseason, played 25 minutes per game in eight games and averaged 9.6 points and four rebounds.
Improved his three-point shooting this season, making nine three-pointers in eight games and shooting 43 percent from that range.
Improved his free throw shooting to 74 percent this year.

In first full season for Radnicki in 2000-01, averaged 9.3 points and 3.8 rebounds in 24 minutes per game.
In the Global Games in 2000, averaged 14.5 points and 5.0 rebounds.

Playing for Beobanka in 1999-2000 season, averaged 5.7 points in about 14 minutes.

In Korac Cup competition during 1998-99 season, averaged 6.8 points and 2.2 rebounds in 13 minutes per game.

STATISTICS - Beobanka (Yugoslavia) Korac Cup
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
1998-99 5 13 21 .619 2 5 .400 11 1 4 34 6.8
Three-point field goals: Totals: 2-for-5 (.400)

STATISTICS - Beobanka (Yugoslavia)
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
1999-00 17 36 63 .571 20 37 .541 32 2 5 97 5.7
Three-point field goals: Totals: 5-for-13 (.385)

STATISTICS - Radnicki (Yugoslavia)
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2000-01 21 41 64 .641 27 38 .711 79 13 9 2 196 9.3
Three-point field goals: Totals: 29-for-92 (.315)

STATISTICS - Buducnost Podgorica (Yugoslavia)
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2001-02 8 14 29 .483 20 27 .741 32 5 5 1 77 9.6
Three-point field goals: Totals: 9-for-21 (.429)