Full Name:
Mladen Sekularac
Position:
Guard/Forward
College:
N/A
Height:
6-8 (2.03 m)
Team:
FMP Zeleznik (Yugoslavia)
Birthdate:
January 29, 1981
Birthplace:
Bar, Yugoslavia

Statistics

NBA DRAFT 2002
Selected in the second round (55th overall) by the Dallas Mavericks.

HIGHLIGHTS
An early entry candidate for the 2002 NBA Draft.
Originally an early entry candidate for the 2000 and 2001 Drafts before withdrawing his name from consideration each time.
Increased his contributions each season as his playing time has risen as a member of FMP Zeleznik.
Played in the Yugoslavian League All-Star Game the past four seasons.
Now a member of the Yugoslavian National Team.
Played in the Global Games in 2000 and the 1999 World University Games for Yugoslavia.
Helped the Junior Team to the championship at the 1997 European Junior Championships.

This season, averaged 17.4 points, 4.0 rebounds, 2.9 steals and 2.0 assists for FMP Zeleznik in 33 minutes per game.
Finished third in the league in steals and sixth in the league in scoring.
Was in the top 20 in minutes played and assists.
Scored in double figures in 18 of 21 games and scored at least 20 points in nine games.
Posted season-highs of 32 points and six assists vs. Kraljevo.
Scored 27 points on 10-of-18 shooting vs. Vrsac, and tallied 27 points on 8-of-14 shooting vs. Leskovac.
Hit season-high four three-point field goals in scoring 20 points and added season-high-tying six assists vs. Partizan.
Notched season-high five steals in both meetings with Partizan.
Shot over 80 percent from the free throw line for the first time in his career.

In 2000-01 season, averaged 16.9 points and 3.0 rebounds in 33.1 minutes per game.
Also recorded 2.25 steals per game.

According to the J&J European Basketball Register, he is most comfortable playing both guard positions despite his height.
Their report praises his athletic ability, running speed and quickness, and says he possesses leadership qualities.

Telebasket.com said he is quicker and faster than most players his size.
Their report indicates he is a good ballhandler and passer and praises his decision-making.
It also says he needs to work to increase his consistency from three-point range and to become a better overall defensive player.

STATISTICS
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
1997-98 25   12 23 .522 3 4 .750 9 7     39 1.6
1998-99 18   55 126 .437 51 70 .729 26 34     212 11.8
1999-00 21   95 172 .552 69 95 .726 56 42     304 14.5
2000-01 20   108 246 .439 95 131 .725 60 50 45   338 16.9
2001-02 21   98 181 .541 98 122 .803 83 43 61 3 366 17.4
TOTALS 105   368 748 .492 316 422 .749 234 176     1259 12.0
Three-point field goals: 1997-98, 4-for-8 (.500); 1998-99, 17-for-48 (.354); 1999-00, 15-for-54 (.278); 2000-01, 27-for-91 (.297); 2001-02, 24-for-77 (.312). Totals: 87-for-278 (.313).