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Serbia 3x3 Basketball Team

Serbia 3x3 Basketball Team

Basketball 3x3 is a non-Olympic sport which will be played at the 1st European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan. The Serbian national basketball team is one of the most famous teams in the world with their impressive results during the last 2 years and their aspiration is to get the gold at Baku 2015.

We are constantly at the top of our game-Marko Zdero

Marko Zdero

Serbian basketball 3x3 player, Marko Zdero, was a child when he started to take part in tournaments, which were held in Belgrade and Novi Sad. The greatest moment among his achievements is winning the first official World Championship in 2012.

Sport: Basketball 3x3
D.O.B: 14.03.1985
Height (cm) 190cm
Weight (kg) 98 kg
Country: Republic of Serbia

What are your aspirations for your sport?

We already have two years of excellent results and we are constantly at the top of our game. Our goal is to stay there as long as possible.

Are you excited to be competing in the first ever European Games?

Yes I’m excited to be a participant in something so great, especially because these are the 1st European Games ever.

Which living person do you most admire and why?

That is my grandmother. Talking to her I concluded that she went through life with very high energy that is still felt today even though she is 80 years old.

 

Marko Savic

Marko Savic has been involved in basketball 3x3 since 2012. For him it was the first year of playing basketball 3x3 with the team where they got very good results. His favourite game was in the finals of The World Championship in Athens against a very good French team. They were about to lose but won in the last few moments.

Sport: Basketball 3x3
D.O.B: 02.06.1987
Height (cm) 198cm
Weight (kg) 103 kg
Country: Republic of Serbia

Which living person do you most admire and why?

I most admire my parents because they had very big influence on me and they have always supported me through all the important things in my life.

If you were not a professional athlete, what would you be doing instead?

I would probably have a career in something do to with economics.

What is your favorite place in the world?

Novi Sad.

Which living person do you most admire and why?

I most admire my parents because they had a very big influence on me and they have always supported me through all the important things in my life.

 

Dejan Majstorovic

Another player of the Serbian basketball 3x3 team is 26 year old Dejan Majstorovic. His greatest accomplishment is winning the basketball 3x3 World Tour Championship in Sendai-Japan. And for Dejan the most memorable game was during the World Cup in Moscow when he scored five 3-pointers the semi-final against the Russian National Team.

Sport: Basketball 3x3
D.O.B: 22.08.1988
Height (cm) 200cm
Weight (kg) 100 kg
Country: Republic of Serbia

What other sports would you like to compete in if you were not playing yours?

Football or Volleyball.

What are your aspirations for your sport?

For it to be fun and competitive.

If you were not a professional athlete, what would you be doing instead?

If I was not a professional athlete, I believe that my career would have taken me in the direction of being an entrepreneur, like my parents.

 

Dusan Domovic Bulut

Dusan is a Serbian professional athlete in Basketball 3x3. He attended the World Championship in 2012 and 2014 and also got the highest rank in the world. In each training day he tries to spend some time off the court with his team too. Dusan says that they do all kind of things together and that helps the connection they have as a team.

Sport: Basketball 3x3
D.O.B: 23.10.1985
Height (cm) 191cm
Weight (kg) 93 kg
Country: Republic of Serbia

How did you first become involved in your sport?

Here where I grew up there is basketball court on every corner. All the children would come from their homes to play street ball. I was always spending time on the court trying to improve my skills.

What other sports would you like to compete in if you were not playing yours?

Something extreme for sure – skate boarding, snowboarding.

Do you have any pre-game or pre-competition rituals or superstitions?

Not really, I try to stay focused on the competition and do not allow anything to distract me, maybe you can call that a pre-competition ritual.

How did you first become involved in your sport?

Where I grew up there is a basketball court on every corner. All the children would come from their homes to play street ball. I was always spending time on the court trying to improve my skills.


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