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Vlade Divac

Vlade Divac (born February 3, 1968 in Prijepolje, Serbia, Yugoslavia) is a retired Yugoslav and Serbian professional basketball player who spent most of his career in the NBA.

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Vlade Divac says the Kings will not trade Demarcus Cousins, hope to re-sign in free agency
Completely starstruck by icons Vlade Divac & Peja Stojakovic walking in to where I was having lunch & sitting nearby. 😊
Kings GM insists that Cousins will not be traded
USS Gerald Ford launching trucks to test its jet catapult is the most American thing ever
For Vlade Divac is adamant the Kings aren't trading Demarcus Cousins, for better or worse.…
Vlade Divac has made two things clear. 1) He won't trade Cousins. 2) He'll never be a great GM.
Rumors and speculation have been swirling around the and Demarcus Cousins. Did Vlade Divac quiet them?
Dam Vlade Divac holding my boy boogie hostage
Link to the latest on Kings GM Vlade Divac insisting that All-Star center Demarcus Cousins is going nowhere -> htt…
Kings GM Vlade Divac confirms what has been reported in recent weeks: No plans to trade Demarcus Cousins. Story:…
Amid speculation, GM Vlade Divac says: "We're not trading DeMarcus. We hope he's here for a long time."
ESPN: Kings GM told Demarcus Cousins he won’t be traded
Story going online now: Kings GM Vlade Divac, weary of recent Demarcus Cousins trade speculation, tells "We're no…
"We're not trading Demarcus Cousins" - GM Vlade Divac tells Marc Stein Kings' All-Star center won't be moved ahead of trade deadline
Kings GM Vlade Divac says team will not trade Demarcus Cousins
Kings general manager Vlade Divac: "We're not trading DeMarcus, we hope he’s here for a long time.”
Kings GM Vlade Divac insists that Demarcus Cousins will not be traded
Matt Barnes and Boogie on the same team. What could possibly go wrong? - Vlade Divac
Trading Sage Steele for Michelle Beadle was like trading Vlade Divac for Kobe Bryant.
Sitting right next to Vlade Divac... he had to stand so I get through ! He's like 7ft tall!!!
Oh my, that was the best flop since Vlade Divac
My son flops like Vlade Divac every time I say no smh.
Marco Belinelli looks like a poor man's Vlade Divac
That is NOT Cousins' manager. Vlade Divac is the real manager. He's not in this picture.
Once Brothers is about Vlade Divac, Drazen Petrovic, and the Balkan Conflicts
Lebron looks alot like Vlade Divac these days
Vikings homie forgot he was in the NFL. Fool thought he was in the NBA and flopped just as good as Vlade Divac 😂.
Currently being outbid at $26 for a Vlade Divac jersey on Ebay w/ a little under two hours to go. How much should my final bid be?
um YES. Ask him what his best Vlade Divac story is.
Also related, I think I'm starting to resemble a poor man's Vlade Divac.
Vlade Divac is impressed with the elite level flopping Boston does
Vlade Divac and Nik Stauskas are embracing on the court reminiscing about the most lopsided/stupidest trade in NBA history.
Vlade Divac is like 3x the size of the owner
Vlade Divac giving DeMarcus some mopping tips. really do it all!
"vlade divac, 04', im on the block for The King" -Th3 Saga
Looks like Vlade Divac and Boogie Cousins are having a pretty serious conversation before
To recap: Sam Hinkie convinced Vlade Divac to give him a first-rounder and a 2014 lottery pick for a box full of air https:…
His flopping would make Vlade Divac proud
Not sure of the 5 but Grayson Allen, Aaron Craft, and Vlade Divac are locks.
jay, did you just talk about MSU flopping with Grayson "Vlade Divac" Allen playing for Duke?
Is it possible for anyone in the country to flop more than Grayson Allen? He looks like Vlade Divac out there!!
only real hope is that Vlade Divac is such a bad GM that he's immune to seeing a beneficial trade for his team.
In LA, is our Sweetness, our Primetime. is our Vlade Divac.
I am currently living in a post-"I met Vlade Divac" world and I'm not sure what to do next.
The Hornets trading the just drafted Kobe Bryant for Vlade Divac still stings.
I turn into Vlade Divac if I see we about to get a 10 hand ran on us
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I mean I'll call Vlade Divac and Greg Oden too
everyone on my Christmas list is getting these in Vlade Divac
"Vlade Divac, 04 I'm on the block for the King" 🔥🔥
Vlade Divac and here as the start a six game road trip.
If you see someone in a Vlade Divac jersey at Barclays tonight, it's probably me
Vlade Divac is giving that an enthusiastic thumbs up
indeed. Vlade Divac blushed at one.
thats some Vlade Divac level flopping right there...
Vontaze Burfict is out there flopping like Vlade Divac
Vlade Divac and Manu Ginobili would appreciate a flop like that.
Vlade Divac is very proud of Vontaze Burfict's flop against Steve Smith.
Vlade Divac woud have been proud of that flop
That flop by burfict would make shane battier n vlade divac proud.
I sent him to the Vlade Divac school of flopping
Burfict doing his best Vlade Divac impersonation
Vontaze Burfict with a flop that Vlade Divac would be impressed by.
He may not have had the impact of Vlade Divac, Chris Webber, Peja Stojakavic, Mike Bibby, but he kept Kings afloat until DC
Kings need a new GM I love Vlade Divac but he drafted 3 first rounders and they all in the d league smfh
Is it true you are naming your child after Vlade Divac?
The Sacramento Kings will start selling this Vlade Divac holiday sweater tomorrow
Vlade Divac and Drazen Petrovic's ghost should watch Croatia vs Serbia.
I'm just looking at pictures of Vlade Divac, Drazen Petrovic and Toni Kukoc. Serbia. Croatia.
Vlade Divac: top pick Papagiannis the 'new Marc Gasol' (via
Andrew Bogut, grabbing boards. Growing beards. Is that Vlade Divac? It might be. Sacremento, down to 0 2016 first round draft picks.
Vlade Divac: Kings hired 'probably the best coach out there' in Dave Joerger
Coaches, execs starting to fill in. Brad Stevens, Larry Bird, Jason Kidd, Vlade Divac. Doc Rivers and Rod Thorn.
2001 NBA ASG (in which T-Mac started) had: Antonio Davis, Anthony Mason, Theo Ratliff, Vlade Divac, any today is watered dow…
Vlade Divac has created a good relationship with the team's star, made a great assistant GM hire, and great draft pick...I have faith.
Only other players to do it are Rodman (2x), Anderson Varejao, and Vlade Divac. Rodman had 0 points in one of them.
Vlade Divac, Dell Demps, Bryan Colangelo, Phil Jackson, Ernie Grunfeld, Doc Rivers... I think we have our 2016 Atrocious G…
Kings to extend Vlade Divac's contract as Vice President of Bask - Sactown Royalty
I discovered last night that I'm older than Vlade Divac was on the 2001-02 Kings. But he was so old.
Kings owners Vivek Ranadive and Vlade Divac in attendance to watch Buddy. A Buddy/Cousins combo would be quite something to watch
That wasn't a red card, the ref is cheating & America is flopping like Vlade Divac...
Kings star Demarcus Cousins says coach George Karl was really behind his suspension, not GM. Vlade Divac responds. http…
Vlade Divac on Boogie’s suspension quote: “I love Demarcus Cousins. That is my only comment”
Covered LeBron James NBA debut in 2003 when Vlade Divac said, "if he can handle these great expectations, he'll be great". He's been great
Proof that JFK was assassinated by lizard people that live in the Denver airport & are disguised as Vlade Divac
quick question, was Vlade Divac the preseason motivation this year?
RPW didn't live to see Vlade Divac play basketball, it seems
s/o to pronouncing "Fetty Wap" to rhyme with "slap" or "chap" followed immediately by a story about how to pronounce Vlade Divac.
☝ the story of the Yugoslav National Team after the fall of the USSR. Involves Vlade Divac, Tony Kukoc, Drazen Petrovic
Newscaster Kitty O'Neal of KFBK interviewed our 2016 Person of the Year, Vlade Divac today.
Andre Miller etc etc. Don't reserve it to just PGs. How about Pau Gasol, Vlade Divac, Chris Webber. Long list.
Vlade Divac is the Carmichael Chamber's Person of the Year
no body caught on when it was directed by Vlade Divac? 😂 ft. Jennifer Lawrence AND Morgan Freeman. . Simple google search people
1996 NBA Draft: Kobe Bryant was selected 13th overall by the Charlotte Hornets, only to by traded to the Lakers for Vlade Div…
Vlade Divac, though he had a high odor apparently
Just in, Vlade Divac has been advising the Dolphins and Titans.
I haven't seen it but I think it's vlade divac
" I been watching the Lakers since Cedric Ceballos and Vlade Divac " . Says the Laker fans born in 92 lmfao How sway
Scott Hastings just said Nikola Jokic is the best passing big man he's seen in 30 years besides Vlade Divac
Great set of articles by Vlade Divac
Any ideas on how to get rewards Dom Wilkins and Vlade Divac?:
You frogot that Kobe for Vlade Divac trade huh?
Kobe was originally drafted by The Charlotte Hornets in 1996 then traded with Vlade Divac which then he became a Los Angeles Laker.
In 1996, the Charlotte traded to the for Vlade Divac. I wonder if Charlotte regrets that decision.
interview cap expert Bobby Marks to join Vlade Divac in front office, per
Flops more than Vlade Divac... | Megyn Kelly confronts Donald Trump with brutal highlight reel of past statements
Kings started a lineup of . Mike Bibby. Doug Christie. Peja Stojakovic. Chris Webber. Vlade Divac. in last win in Dallas https…
Kings tidbit: as they eye front office talent to join Vlade Divac, I'm told former Nets exec interviewed at fa…
GM Vlade Divac tells ESPN's Marc Stein: "George is our coach and we're collectively working through our issues."
Vlade Divac is going to be key in trying to convince someone to come here. Building relationships is his greatest strength
Kobe Bryant said Vlade Divac gave him a no. 8 Charlotte Hornets jersey tonight.
Kobe says Vlade Divac gave him a No. 8 Hornets jersey as a retirement gift. KB was drafted by Charlotte but traded to the Lake…
Kobe said Vlade Divac game him a Charlotte Hornets jersey with No. 8 on it. "It was awesome," Kobe said.
have you heard the rumors that Vlade Divac's set is secretly a 2001-2002 Kings reunion? or is Mateen Cleaves still holding out?
Kings general manager Vlade Divac has spoken to referee Bill Kennedy and apologized for the organization, a source told…
unfortunately for Akeem Spence, the second guy got caught. Richburg also w/ a Vlade Divac-esque flop
It's so funny how Kings fans think Vlade Divac was a good hire. It's like the Giants hiring Andres Torres as GM.
Kings Player Development exec Peja Stojakovic had lunch with GM Vlade Divac. Peja said both ex-Kings were more nervous than playing days.
Mike Bibby, Doug Christie, Peja Stojakovic, Chris Webber, and Vlade Divac. One of my all time favorite starting lineups.
Brandon Armstrong is back, and this time he's impersonating one of the league's all-time flop masters, Vlade Divac:
Jwill, C webb, Peja, Vlade Divac, Doug Christie literally "the greatest show on the court"
I can't do NBA. I don't know enough about it.. The only 2 Current NBA players I know are Vlade Divac and Drazen Petrovic
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Michael Jordan. Tim Duncan. Vlade Divac (?). hits the court. WATCH: http…
My personal top 3 best passing big men of all time: . -Arvydas Sabonis. -Vlade Divac. -Chris Webber
Morpheus outta shape like Vlade divac
Better then the Vlade Divac 30 for 30 ??? Rate it
Why does Vlade Divac have a 30 for 30?
can you also let me know when there is more kings player appearances & autograph signings I want to see Vlade Divac too
Girl I got you feeling like Charlotte when they traded Kobe...ha now you just stuck with Vlade' Divac.. 😏
please bring Vlade Divac back as a voice option on the app. I've been lost without him. Thank you.
Dear really disappointed Vlade Divac and Leandro Barbosa are no longer telling me to "take it to the hoop!"
Vlade Divac says Shaquille O'Neal was really strong, not talented
I got a Vlade Divac for 500 coins. Is that good?
Vlade Divac says George Karl has to trust him to do his job
George Karl wants to hire his son Coby Karl as an assistant coach. Vlade Divac won't allow it. This is getting ridiculous.
aye bruh I was just on a plane wit vlade divac 🔥
An encore presentation of our extended talk with Vlade Divac from Tuesday on next.
Vlade Divac over Oscar Robertson? That only works if the category is "Best Juwanna Mann cameos."
Free agent guard Rajon Rondo had a good visit with Kings exec Vlade Divac in Sacramento, but has not accepted any offer…
Vlade Divac via yesterday! Rudy & Boogie are going to Israel to visit Omri who is hosting an event! Chemistry building! 👑🔥🏀
Every time I see Vlade Divac I think about that Kings/Lakers series in 2002
vlade divac and Vivek ranadive are committed to cousins. But the Kings won't get anything higher than 5th. Even if they tanked.
The Hornets traded the rights to which player for Vlade Divac in the summer of 1996?
I'm surprised that the USA dives so rarely, because back in the day Jurgen Klinsmann was absolutely the best at it. Vlade Divac of soccer.
Vlade Divac believes the Kings stole Rajon Rondo: The Sacramento Kings finally got a free agent that they want...
How did Vlade Divac and the Kings keep their cool when Lakers were stealing their championship
Vlade Divac doesn't feel like the Kings are taking a chance/gamble on Rajon Rondo. Known him a long time - says Kings stole…
"[Rondo] still one of the best point guards in the - Vlade Divac (w/
Omg its vlade divac aka the guy we traded for Kobe 😂
George Karl and Vlade Divac sitting next to each other.
president Vlade Divac said they're looking to sign a stretch PF and a 3rd PG behind PG Rajon Rondo and PG Darren Collison.
Levien was spotted chatting up Vlade Divac on Monday at Thomas & Mack
Jim Buss chatting up George Karl and Vlade Divac on sideline in Vegas.
Vlade Divac: Kings moving ahead with free agent visits:
Y'all are going to make Vlade Divac smoke 10 cartons of Pall Malls before Thursday
Vlade Divac giving Demarcus Cousins to the Lakers will be his greatest Laker assist since he tipped that rebound to Robert Horr…
I totally believe the Demarcus Cousins' rumors from LA. Send Nick Young, Jordan Clarkson, and No.2 and Vlade Divac thinks that's enough.
In an interview with David Aldridge, Vlade Divac answered: "Well, if it’s Michael Jordan there, I’ll think about it." [1/2]
It *** that I can have Vlade Divac as the voice of my GPS but not Detlef Schrempf.
Repeating history again? He hired George Karl before he hired Vlade Divac? Another coach hired before the head of basketball ops...
Sources: Sacramento Kings GM Pete D'Alessandro - who lost authority to Vlade Divac - will be a significant candidate for S…
In addition to Heat's Alonzo Mourning, among those on lottery stage Tuesday will be Larry Bird, Vlade Divac, Byron Scott, …
Ranadive added that he already appreciates Vlade Divac's leadership, believes front office is solid. Predicts an active summer, no DMC trade
Andrew Bogut = Vlade Divac. Sea of yellow at Oracle Arena tonight reminiscent of Laker days of past with Vlade doing his thing.
Pheonix Suns - when Mr. Vlade Divac took the Fools Gold line shot from 25 feet out and the basketball shot turned out to be
Vander Blue is wearing as he pays tribute to Laker greats like Vlade Divac, Shannon Brown, Mike Penberthy, Jannero Pargo, etc.
Can an NBA front office get fined for flopping? Vlade Divac running basketball operations for the Sacramento Kings
Can't be only person who thinks Vlade Divac looks like action movie villian Jean Reno
Lets get rid of the Pens and get an NBA team. I'd love to see Curry, Harden, Lebron, Vlade Divac, Tyron Lue, and Latrell Spreewell play loL
Vlade Divac named Kings VP of basketball and franchise operations
Kings name Vlade Divac vice president of basketball operations
all pick up team game line up would be: Tom Brady, MJ, DiCaprio, Will Smith, Kobe Bryant, Kyrie, Joel Ortiz, n Vlade Divac
Vlade Divac: "(It's) obviously very close with Magic (Johnson), and Chris Webber, Glen Rice and Peja Sto... | NBA
Nik Vucevic's dad chatting it up with Vlade Divac
Harry Potter, Babe Ruth, Vlade Divac, Fred Perry & Kate Winslet have all appeared in today's blog. Join me:
VIDEO: Former NBA player Vlade Divac hits a half-court shot to win $90K for charity
ICYMI: Vlade Divac nails a $90K half-court shot for charity and celebrates with Jack Nicholson. »
Vlade Divac is trending watch this commercial! Vlade, Mychal Thompson, AC .
.told me that he plans to bring NBA Commissioner Adam Silver to India for the 1st time this year- and invite Shaq & Vlade Divac too
Return to the Lakers as coach and player (1994, 1996) Johnson returned to the NBA as coach of the Lakers near the end of the 1993–94 NBA season, replacing Randy Pfund, and Bill Bertka, who served as an interim coach for two games.[103][104] Johnson, who took the job at the urging of owner Jerry Buss, admitted "I've always had the desire (to coach) in the back of my mind." He insisted that his health was not an issue, while downplaying questions about returning as a player, saying, "I'm retired. Let's leave it at that."[105] Amid speculation from general manager Jerry West that he may only coach until the end of the season,[105] Johnson took over a team that had a 28–38 record, and won his first game as head coach, a 110–101 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks.[106] He was coaching a team that had five of his former teammates on the roster: Vlade Divac, Elden Campbell, Tony Smith, Kurt Rambis, James Worthy, who would retire after the season, and Michael Cooper, who was brought in as an assistant.[105][1 ...
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do you listen to your own songs? I mean like another songs in your playlist.
Adrian gonzalez is the Vlade Divac of baseball.
Vlade Divac dressed like a professor for draft day. Future classes: Flopping 302 and High Post Passing 400
To brighten up Mondays everywhere, Vlade Divac on draft day
I can't remember what I was looking for now, because Vlade Divac draft photo.
Jay Cutler is the most athletic smoker ever after Vlade Divac.
he looks about as much like Vlade Divac as you look like Nick Kroll
nahh I just like how the kings played, White Chocolate, C.Webb, Peja, vlade divac. ball movement was crazy
Summer of 1996: trade the rights to Kobe Bryant for Vlade Divac and I'm convinced it gives us the inside play to win the Finals.
Kuechly gets a Vlade Divac award for that one.
"ICYMI: This Army LB took a page out of LeBron's book with this crazy flop. » Vlade Divac
Giving a mate stick about Alonso he replies with a pic of him and Vlade Divac. Got game.
Just found some really awesome photos of Vlade Divac and Larry Bird. Made my night.
Vlade divac got elected as athletes representative like a taste of bad governance! He is president of Serbian NOC!!
This is where Vlade Divac's aesthetic sensibilities hit an impasse.
I mean, how can you not wanna watch a game with Will Perdue guarding Vlade Divac?
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Sacramento Kings got robbed in '01-02. My dude Vlade Divac I hate it had to be him.
They mad cuz they picked up a Kobe and they stuck with Vlade Divac
Watched the 30 for 30 documentary about Vlade Divac and Drazan Petrovic, crying so much.
Food for thought: Prime Vlade Divac for the No. 13 pick in a draft actually would've been a steal for the Hornets. Except in 1996.
Vlade Divac is a Serbian God. But Djokovic might have trumped him. There are others Americans won't know.
Vlade Divac rolling over in his grave if he saw all this flopping Tamika Catchings doing
Tiago Splitter is being more theatrical than Vlade Divac when taking a hit, is that even possible?
Didn't know the nearly traded James Worthy, Vlade Divac, and Byron Scott for Hakeem Olajuwon. Wow. No…
Jay-Z is Vlade Divac, Em is Matt Gieger, Weezy fits Kobe more than D Wade to me.
Is it Bourousis? That guy is for real. He could play on any NBA team. He's like Vlade Divac, but bigger.
The Hornets traded Kobe for Vlade Divac We traded Wiggins for Kevin Love kobe sounds like a *** lol
LEGENDS! Predrag Pedja Stojakovic and Vlade Divac, two of the greatest players basketball world has ever seen!!!
Actually if my phone got hacked they'd just wonder why I have so many pictures of Vlade Divac.
Photo: nbacooldudes: June 7, 1991: Michael Jordan hits the pull-up jumper over Vlade Divac to even the...
“What are some of the best player combos in sports? Past & Present?”. Chris Webber and Vlade Divac
Tomic passes like Vlade Divac, a shame he opted to stay in Europe instead of coming to the NBA.
Jawai channeling his inner Vlade Divac with his post passing.
Some of Vlade Divac's shoes and his water polo buddies.
shout out to Big Vlade Divac and Hedo Turkaglu
how dare you diss Vlade Divac like that.
Smacking anyone who calls me Kendall Marshall or Vlade Divac today.
SOURCE: The Charlotte Hornets have traded the rights to 13th overall pick Kobe Bryant to the Lakers for Vlade Divac. (…
We all get heavier as we get older because there’s a lot more information in our heads. Our heads weigh more.” -- Vlade Divac
Fun Fact: Kobe Was originally picked by the Hornets, who traded his rights to the for Vlade Divac
Kirk Penney against Vlade Divac, Michael Finley, Morris Peterson and watching Shareef Abdur-Rahim dunk in Sydney.
dat bball documentary about Serbia and Croatia basketball team. story of Vlade Divac and Drazen Petrovic. y'all should watch it too.
After drafting Kobe, the Hornets traded him for Vlade Divac. More bad NBA decisions
Wow! I just won this for free, Vlade Divac + Sarunas Marciulionis Rookie Cards **Gin Bonus**
I'd still follow you, for Vlade Divac.
I rate my basketball players on a scale from 1 to Vlade Divac.
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I'm really talking about when he said the Cavs are making a mistake by trading Wiggins for Love like the Hornets traded him for Vlade Divac
Vlade Divac wears chucks in his leisure! I can confirm
he look like an old Vlade Divac when he drive to the hole
Vlade divac and Drazen Petrovic were a problem in the late 80's/early 90's sheesh and that Yugoslavia mob
"The Hornets drafted Kobe Bryant in 1996 and traded him to the Lakers for Vlade Divac. legend,💣
Charlotte drafted @ pick 13 in 1996. They traded him for Vlade Divac. A trade that changed history. http…
Over 2 summers, the Hornets traded Alonzo Mourning, Kobe, and LJ for Vlade Divac, Anthony Mason, Glen Rice, Brad Lohaus, and Matt Geiger
A message to Cleveland : Remember when the Hornets traded Kobe Bryant for Vlade Divac...?
USA Please help my Serbia. Thank you! For all that do not know - this is Vlade Divac, famous LA Lakers & Sacramento Kings basketball player who's Serbian, too. He runs a cheritable foundation dedicated to helping poor and ones in need in our country.
that was a ripper Once Brothers Drazen Petrovic and Vlade Divac is great 4 days in October and Catching *** my favs
Very Emotional & Grt Doc! Drazen Petrovic & Vlade Divac were bound by basketball & torn apart by conditions out of their control.
Watched 30 for 30 special about Vlade Divac and Drazen Petrovic called "Once Brothers". Good film. Watch highlights of that team.
*** KD you almost drop the trophy. Was it too heavy for you to handle or what? Then he literally FLOPPED for real. That's worse than James Harden and Vlade Divac. Wow he went to the extreme amd Russell Westbrook gets granted that assist resulting in a triple double. Wow. They should have given KD an assist as well just because. OKC played well today. Outstanding!
.legends Peja Stojakovic & Vlade Divac accompany Special Olympic athletes for an on court presentation
more like the wrong guys to have traded... but who is to say the chemistry with that team would have worked...? History has shown us that in some trades, one of the two parties can be greatly benefited while the other party will be a big loser. We’ve seen several such deals in the history of the NBA. Let’s break down which are the Worst 10 trades in the history of the league. No.1: Charlotte Hornets trade Kobe Bryant to the Los Angeles Lakers Some trades are meant to change the entire history of a franchise. The Hornets received Vlade Divac, who was a solid starter at that time. But Kobe turned out to be the next big thing in the NBA. A definite loss for Charlotte. No.2: Milwaukee Bucks trade Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Yet another time the Los Angeles Lakers were the big winners of a trade. This time it was Kareem Abdul-Jabbar who came to LA to change the course of the franchise. The Lakers gave away Dave Meyers, Junior Bridgeman, Brian Winters and Elmore Smith but they never were able to meet the expectati ...
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Laker Fans: So i've been a Laker fan since I could remember. I remember my dad stealing ONtv so we could watch Laker games or sneaking over to my brother Fran Duran friends' home to watch the Laker games at their place. I remember chasing down Laker girls with Kevin Michael at the Forum to get our picture with them. Magic Johnson rolling down his window at a stop light after a Laker game in Jim Smith car and saying hello to us. Sneaking into the Forum club and hanging with all the showtime Lakers and movie stars of the time. I was still a fan when it was the Lakers led by Nick Van Exel, Elden Campbell & Vlade Divac!!! I've got tickets today for when they play the Kings. I placed them on sale and no one wanted them. They are a few rows behind the Laker bench! So…i'm going to a Laker game today and I don't really want to go. Help me, why do i feel this way??? Your comments are appreciated, even from the Laker haters.
The Laker teams of Van Exel, Eddie Jones, Vlade Divac > Laker team currently
Joakim Noah had 14 assists in todays win having a Triple double. Yes that's a Center with 14 assists. He also leads the team in assists with 4.6 APG. Yes thats a Center leading the team in a category your PG usually does. He's the best passing Big Man since Vlade Divac and he's also pretty handy with the rock as well. Without Noah this year Bulls wouldn't be where they are now. When you look at what an MVP Noah is a prime example of it on and off the court. He kept the team together after the Lou Deng trade when the team could've easily collapsed. Deng was like a brother to Noah and it's not hard to see a lot of Deng in him. Noah is a bit different personality wise but that's what makes him so loved. He's a team leader, he's the ultimate hustle guy, he's versatile, and he's not only one of the top 3 Centers in the league but one of the top stars in this league. Yes He's better then Dwight Howard in more ways then 1 and most importantly in that is he doesn't get his coaches fired or team falls apart. Noah ...
A lot of people say the most talent ever to take a basketball court at one time was the 1987 NBA Finals. Bird, McHale, Parish, D. Johnson, Magic, Worthy and Abdul-Jabbar. But I say nay. Look to the 1993 MTV Rock ‘N Jock contest. Starting line-ups: Bricklayers – Ed Lover, Dan Cortese, Rick Mahorn, Mark Jackson and Dean Cain. For the Violators – Jeff Ament, Dan Majerle, Bill Bellamy, Vlade Divac and Flava Flav. Your announcers? Steve Albert and Jon Stewart. This is why history is taught in schools, so kids can know how great it once used to be.
Bleed purple & gold through the thick & the thin but I never thought I'd see myself thinking of the Vlade Divac & Nick Van Exel days as "better days"
The Bing search engine is RC Cola. It is a Yugo. It is Cleveland. Bing is a Little Debbie pastry, a Hydrox cookie, imitation ice milk, Krab. it is a timeshare presentation. It is Vlade Divac, Pauly Shore, Kenny G, the Chicago Cubs. It is the home page of "me too," the player-to-be-named later, a permanent digital art exhibit on the theme "others in attendence were..." It is too mediocre to hate, too hapless to use, and everytime I see a Bing commercial, I want to turn the sound off and sing something by Sammy Cahn. Rant concluded.
After the game in Cleveland I looked at who played for the Lakers, almost non of the players is a recognizable name. So I decided to look if I recognize anyone from 20 years ago & 10 years ago on the roster… 1993/94 Roster (only the names I recognized) Elden Campbell (PF) Doug Christie (SG) Vlade Divac (C) Anthony Peeler (SG) Kurt Rambis (PF) Nick Van Exel (PG) James Worthy (SF) 2003/04 Roster (only the names I recognized) Bryant (SG) O’Neal (C) Fisher (SG) Rick Fox (SF) Malone (PF) Gary Payton (PG) Horace Grant (PF) 2013/14 the Unknown Roster & the bizarre story of the win On Feb. 5 Lakers won @ Cleveland 119-108 Lakers center Robert Sacre played the final 3:32 after picking up his sixth foul, thanks to a rarely-applied NBA rule. Los Angeles began the evening with eight players in uniform, but lost shooting guard Nick Young (left knee bruise) and point guard Jordan Farmar (left leg cramps) during the game. Lakers center Chris Kaman fouled out earlier in the fourth quarter, allowing Sacre to remain on ...
LeBron James must have known it was the birthday of professional flop artist Vlade Divac yesterday, because to commemorate the special day LeBron broke out the very rare and elusive double flop! Just watch as the "King" tries the the subtle approach at first after being struck by the invisible elbow to the grill and then follows that up with the Academy award winning, eyes rolling to the back of the head while crashing down to the hardwood flop. Great work "King" gonna hate.
February 3, Monday-On this day in history: In 1690, The Colony of Massachusetts issued the first paper money in America: In 1834, Wake Forest , a private co-ed University in Winston-Salem North Carolina, was established: In 1913, The Sixteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified, authorizing the Federal Government to impose and collect an income tax: In 1943, Dennis Edwards, singer ( The Temptations), was born in Fairfield, Alabama: In 1943, Vlade Divac, basketball player (NBA 1989-2005- inducted into the FIBA Hall of Fame), was born in Prijepolje,SR Serbia: In 1944, World War II, During the Marshall-Gilbert Islands Campaign, the United States Army and Marine forces seized Kwajalein Atoll from the defending Japanese Garrison: In 1959, A plane crash near Clearlake, Iowa killed Buddy Holley (age 22), Richie Valens (age17), The Big Bopper ( J.P. Richardson-age 28), and pilot Roger Peterson (age 21) in an incident that became known as 'The Day the Music Died.': In 1995, Astronaut Eileen . ...
1992-93: Not A Very Pfund Year For The Lakers Prior to the 1992-93 season Mike Dunleavy departed the Lakers to become head coach and vice president of basketball operations for the Milwaukee Bucks. Los Angeles promoted longtime assistant Randy Pfund to the head coaching role. The Lakers had a difficult season, struggling to mesh young talent such as Vlade Divac, Elden Campbell, and Anthony Peeler with veterans such as James Worthy, A. C. Green, and Byron Scott. Veteran Sedale Threatt, whom Los Angeles had acquired from Seattle prior to the 1991-92 campaign, assumed Johnson's vacated point guard role for the second consecutive year. Threatt led the team in both scoring (15.1 ppg) and assists (6.9 apg), but something was still missing. At midseason the Lakers sent Sam Perkins to Seattle for Benoit Benjamin and the rights to unsigned rookie Doug Christie, an athletic swingman who seemed to have star potential. The move was a signal that the Lakers intended to rebuild with youth, a philosophy that would hit h ...
Steve Kerr said Kendall Marshall look like Vlade Divac ...Lol say he just might be right
steve Kerr said Kendall Marshall looks like Vlade Divac lmao funniest thing by far he has ever said and ever will say
The Colts traded a 2014 first round pick for Trent Richardson The Pats traded a 7th rounder and Jeff Demps (!!!) for LeGarret Blount. The way he is playing, that Blount trade is looking like the Kobe for Vlade Divac deal LOL
I know the LA Lakers will get Andrew Wiggins, they have had the most luck wit trades for most of the franchises history!! So to review, over the years and not including Wilt, the Lakers have been involved in deals that included losing Gail Goodrich, Elmore Smith, Brian Winters, Junior Bridgeman, David Meyers, someone named Essie Hollis, Jack Givens and Vlade Divac. In return, they received Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Magic Johnson, James Worthy, Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant. Wiggins will be a Laker and take the rains from Kobe!!
Can you believe this crap? We got rid of Bynum to pick him back up again for Pau? Are you joking? Why don't we get back Cedric Ceballos or the Gangsta himself Nick Van Exel? Bring back the big flopper and chain smoker 3 packs a day Vlade Divac! What a waste, one and done for the next five years!
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Star-less in Boston It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that the NBA is a league that heavily depends on the star power of its players. For instance, before the emergence of Kobe Bryant, the Los Angeles Lakers was just a lowly team struggling to find the shadow of Magic Johnson in Nick Van Exel and the ghost of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in Vlade Divac. Same with the Miami Heat, a team which haven't had any serious post-season run prior to the drafting of Dwayne Wade in 2003, and the Los Angeles Clippers, which was a mere punchline before Chris Paul and Blake Griffin decided to don its red and blue jersey. That's the problem right now in Boston. Despite the Celtics' proud championship tradition and solid brotherhood, they have been reduced from one of the league's elite teams into the most mediocre squad. Call it tanking, rebuilding or whatever sugar-coated labels Danny Ainge could put, only one thing is sure: This is not the same old Celtics team that once sowed fear into the Eastern Conference. Th ...
Greivis Vasquez is out there looking like Vlade Divac's kid playing for the
“Vlade Divac.?? “Your a REAL Nba fan if u know who this is… Nick Van Exel?
We thank coach Rajko Toroman! And we thought we Filipinos were basketball junkies. Rajko Toroman’s day goes some thing like this. In the morning he watches the NBA games. Everything that is shown on local television he watches. Even on delay. What he misses he catches on the replay. In the afternoon, he catches the UAAP, the NCAA, the D-League in the different venues around the metropolis. In between, he surfs different websites for recaps, stories, gossip, and information about hoops. When he gets home at night, he watches the PBA. Think his day is done? His nightcap is the Euroleagues. “I am a basketball coach. It is all I know,” he proclaims. A man of three countries Toroman is a renowned figure in international basketball. But he is commonly associated with three countries. The first is his homeland of Serbia and being an assistant coach on the last united Yugoslavia team before civil war wracked the Balkan country. That mighty team featured such stalwarts as Drazen Petrovic, Vlade Divac, Toni K ...
“Been a lakers fan since Nick Van Exel & Eddie Jones was on the squad .” Vlade Divac
Vlade Divac, Peja Stojakovic, Mike Bibby, Doug Christie, and Chris Webber. I wish that was still the Kings' starting line-up.
Who is one of the best & one of the greatest L.A. Lakers legends of all time: George Mikan, Wilt Chamberlain, Jerry West, Gail Goodrich, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, James Worthy, Kurt Rambis, Vlade Divac, Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Shaquille O'Neal or Kobe Bryant?
Mario Chalmers flops more then Vlade Divac...smh
"He is amazing. He is somebody that can be in the same category as Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird." -Vlade Divac on Kevin Durant
NBA legend Vlade Divac says bound Kevin Durant can match Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird-
Why is Vlade Divac making a surprise visit to the Sacramento Kings practice facility? Ailene Voisin writes about it.
Just spotted Vlade Divac at the Orlando airport. Do you remember him more as a King or Laker?
Chris Kaman to the Lakers? Seriously?? Why not sign Stanley Roberts? Or Michael Olowokandi? Bring poor old Vlade Divac out of retirement? SMH
My pitch to free agent Dwight Howard: "Dwight, our history shows that we will win with you or without you. If you want to win and be remembered as an all time great like Shaquille O'neal, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Bill Russell then sign the dotted line. But if you want to settle for early round exits in the playoffs year in and year out and be remembered with Patrick Ewing, Rik Smits, and Vlade Divac then by all means. don't let the door hit'cha where the good Lord split'cha!
Now, I'm an Atlanta Hawks fan, so I don't know ANYTHING about NBA basketball, but: Kobe played on teams with Shaquille O'Neal (most dominant force in the league at that time), Elden Campbell, Derek Fisher, Eddie Jones, Robert Horry, Byron Scott, Nick Van Exel, Jon Barry, Rick Fox, J. R. Reid, Glenn Rice, Dennis Rodman, A. C. Green, Ron Harper, Brian Shaw, John Salley, Horace Grant, Mitch Richmond, Karl Malone, Bryon Russell, Vlade Divac, Luke Walton, Chucky Atkins, Caron Butler, Lamar Odum, Gary Payton. . . . . . . . . . . .and many others. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .and y'all are mad at Lebron for trying to put a team together to win championships? just asking... .. .
Chucky Atkins, Tony Bobbitt, Tierre Brown, Andrew Bynum, Caron Butler, Brian Cook, Vlade Divac, Maurice Evans, Jordan Farmar, Devean George, Brian Grant, Jim Jackson, Jumaine Jones, Aaron McKie, Stanislav Medvedenko, Chris Mihm, Lamar Odom, Smush Parker, Laron Profit, Vladimir Radmanovic, Kareem Rush, Ronny Turiaf, Sasha Vujacic, Luke Walton and Shammond Williams. In case you failed to see the common denominator, those were the names of the players that shared the court with Kobe Bryant at one point or another from the 2004-05 season to the 2006-07 one. Needless to say, these players were selected to a combined 0 All-NBA teams.
Chris Bosh puts in an impressive 0pt performance. When you gonna get a real big man, like Vlade Divac or Arvydas Sabonis?
All you whiners about flopping SH, You obviously never saw Starks, Reggie Miller or Vlade Divac play.and the BIGGEST career flopper is Manu Ginobli and that's a FACT
LBJ is underrated. He will never exceed or even meet the lofty expectations - he' s been saddled with burden of being the King since day 1- more than any pro athlete as far as i recall. I luv MJ but MJ had Dean Smith , Zen Master . Don't even mention Kobe- he was an apprentice for a while- heck he was acquired for Vlade Divac - nuff said. LBJ is hated now but when it's all said and done, he will be the greatest ever.
What do Mitt Romney, John Kerry, Vlade Divac and Lebron James have in Common? They're Pancakes they're Flip Floppity...
Larry Bird in Sac? Is he worth 5 mil per year? Gawd, I used to love this guy back when a Celtics-Lakers game was the epitome of great basketball, when he was a member of the Dream Team, and the fact that he is the only person in NBA history to be named Most Valuable Player, Coach of the Year, and Executive of the Year. I loved the Chris Webber, Jason Williams, Vlade Divac and Peja Stojakovic (and other players I can't remember off hand) days. If we can get something like that again, Larry Bird is well worth 5 mil per year. Maybe more.
Vlade Divac has elected Shane Battier into the Flopping Hall of Fame lol love this video
My team starting five right now: penny hardaway, Dominique Wilkins, lebron James, Tom Sanders, Vlade Divac
Sooo lemme get this straight...Yall are REALLY comparing Lebron to MJ and this guy is LITERALLY out here floppin more then Vlade Divac? (if you dont know him youtube him) I mean *** this gettin a lil old and played out yo...
Well the Sacremento Kings finally added the straw that broke the camels back with the firing of Geoff Petrie! I have hung on during the reign of Goofy Maloof and the two stooges, the firing of hall of fame caoch Rick Adelman and the contiuned hiring of pitiful, second class coaches. This is it. i have supported the Kings back to the time Joe Benevenuti looked for my support when he first though of bring a NBA franchis here. I watched a young Georr Petrie and his teammate bring a NBA championship to Portland.regon. Geoff was the rookie of the year their! I have watched him build a pitiful, inferior basketball team from scratch! I witnessed the signing ogf Chris Weber, Vlade Divac, Peja Stoyakovich, hedo Turkoglu, Doug Cristie and Henry Bibby to name a few! He is a hall of fame player and team builder. I now wish the Seattle franchise had taken this pitiful, over-valued, nee do wells' from our city..As of this day i no longer I will be just lethargic over this band of half wits. Now let them go and hire a n ...
Flopping is a big issue. Not that it only happens in todays game. Its been happening from way back in the 80s and 90s as well. Yeah the media back then isnt the media right now. They didnt have a million cameras in every single angle and instant replay. The reason why it is getting so much more attention now is because of the improved technology. Flopping as been part of the game for a long time. From Reggie Miller to Danny Ainge to Vlade Divac. They were all master of flopping back in the days. - Hoops Talk
Vlade Divac & Manu Ginobili think the Heat are a little overboard with the flopping...
Worse trade in NBA history. How many people know that Kobe Bryant was drafted by the Charlotte Hornets? He was traded on draft day to LA for Vlade Divac.
Sacramento should be called "That place Chris Webber and Vlade Divac played in"
What a dangerous tip out by Kevin Durant. Reminscent of the Vlade Divac tip out to Robert Horry. Inconsequential, OKC up 1-0.
Me and DuPont just turned Ricky pierce and Vlade Divac into MJ and Kareem
Bogut is channeling Vlade Divac tonite! Most entertaining basketball in awhile.
the same city that traded him for Vlade Divac? LMFAO
Vlade Divac ain't walking through that door...
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