Full Name:
Nenad Krstic
Position:
Forward/Center
College:
N/A
Team:
KK Partizan (Yugoslavia)
Height:
6-11 (2.11 m)
Birthdate:
July 25, 1983
Birthplace:
Kraljevo, Yugoslavia

NBA DRAFT 2002
Selected in the first round (24th overall) by the New Jersey Nets.

HIGHLIGHTS
An early entry candidate for the 2002 NBA Draft.
Played primarily at the junior level before this season, when he was elevated full-time to Partizan, the top team in Yugoslavia.
Partizan is the team that produced Sacramento Kings center Vlade Divac.
Two years ago, Partizan was sold to a group of famous Yugoslavian players headed by Divac and former NBA guard Sasha Danilovic, who recently retired from active play.
Today, Divac is President of the team and Danilovic is Vice-President.

As an 18-year-old playing his first full season at the top level in Yugoslavia, averaged 8.1 points and 5.7 rebounds per game while playing about 19 minutes per game.
Shot over 55 percent from the field and 78 percent from the line.

Prior to this past season, played for Partizan’s junior team in Yugoslavia.

According to Partizan’s official web site, he is a “very good medium range shooter,” with “tremendous jumping ability for his size.”
The site also lauds his excellent free throw shooting.

STATISTICS - Partizan (Yugoslavia)
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2000-01 15   0 0 .000 1 2 .500 1 0 1 0 1 0.1
2001-02 21   60 108 .555 50 64 .781 120 6 12   170 8.1
TOTALS 36   60 108 .555 51 66 .773 121 6 13 N/a 171 4.8
Three-point field goals: 2000-01, 0-for-1 (.000); 2001-02, 0-for-2 (.000). Totals: 0-for-3 (.000).