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Zoran Planinic - SG/SF, 6'7, 200
Retired - Retired after 2015 season
       Date of birth: 09/12/1982
       Country: Croatia/Bosnia & H
     Drafted (NBA): 22nd pick, 2003
     Out of: Cibona Zagreb (Croatia)
  NBA Experience: 3 years
  Hand: Right

Date
League
Transaction
2003 NBA Draft NBA Drafted 22nd overall by New Jersey.
11th July, 2003 NBA Signed four year, $5,015,656 rookie scale contract with New Jersey. Included team option for 2006/07.
31st October, 2005 NBA New Jersey exercised 2006/07 team option.
11th August, 2006 NBA Waived by New Jersey.
11th August, 2006 Spain Signed a three year contract with Tau Vitoria.
25th June, 2008 Spain Left Tau Vitoria.
25th June, 2008 Russia Signed a two year contract with CSKA Moscow.
17th June, 2010 Russia Signed a three year contract with Khimki. Included team option for 2012/13.
1st June, 2012 Russia Khimki exercised 2012/13 team option.
27th July, 2013 Turkey Signed a two year contract with Anadolu Efes.
When: Where:
1998 - June 2003 Cibona Zagreb (Croatia)
June 2003 - August 2006 New Jersey Nets (NBA)
August 2006 - June 2008 Tau Vitoria (Spain)
June 2008 - June 2010 CSKA Moscow (Russia)
June 2010 - June 2013 Khimki (Russia)
July 2013 - June 2015 Anadolu Efes (Turkey)
From blog:


   2010 Summer Signings, Part 4
2010-06-19

Not everyone is suffering, though. Khimki have taken advantage of the situation by signing ex-Blazers forward Sergei Monia from cash strapped rivals Dynamo Moscow, and have also signed ex-Nets guard Zoran Planinic from the other Moscow team, CSKA. CSKA can probably afford to spare Planinic; they have made 8 consecutive Euroleague Final Fours, and danced their way to a Russian Superleague title, going unbeaten throughout the postseason (beating Khimky in the final). It is not immediately official who the two replace in Khimky, but one of the team's Spanish national team point guards (Raul Lopez and Carlos Cabezas) figures to go, and it will probably be Cabezas.

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   Where Are They Now, 2010; Part 51
2010-04-13

- Zoran Planinic

After leaving the Nets, Planinic spent two seasons with Tau Ceramica in Spain, but has since been with CSKA Moscow. He gets to play point guard there, and Zoran Planinic with the ball in his hands is of much more use than Zoran Planinic without it. On the season Planinic has averaged 21 minutes, 7.9 points, 2.2 assists and 2.7 rebounds per game in the Euroleague, 24.1/8.8/3.5/2.6 in the Russian Superleague, and 23.6/11.8/3.1/3.8 in the VTB United League. He recently had his own segment on Eurosport news, which means he's now officially made it.

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