Mladen Šekularac

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Mladen Šekularac
Personal information
Born (1981-01-29) January 29, 1981 (age 38)
Bar, SR Montenegro, SFR Yugoslavia
NationalityMontenegrin / Serbian
Listed height2.04 m (6 ft 8 in)
Listed weight102 kg (225 lb)
Career information
NBA draft2002 / Round: 2 / Pick: 55th overall
Selected by the Dallas Mavericks
Playing career1997–2010, 2014–15
PositionSmall forward
Coaching career2015–present
Career history
As player:
1996–1997Mornar Bar
1997–2002FMP Železnik
2002–2003Virtus Bologna
2003–2004Budućnost Podgorica
2004–2005Apollon Patras
2005–2008Antwerp Giants
2008–2009Spirou Charleroi
2009–2010Jedinstvo Bijelo Polje
As coach:
2015–2016Sloboda Užice
Career highlights and awards

Mladen Šekularac (Serbian Cyrillic: Младен Шекуларац, born January 29, 1981) is a Montenegrin basketball coach and former professional player.


At one point Šekularac was considered to be one of the biggest European talents and was projected as NBA draft lottery pick candidate, his reputation was such that his club at the time, KK FMP, put a €1.3 million price tag on his transfer. However, inconsistent form and unsteady overall progress made many uncertain about his potential.

He was an early entry candidate for the 2000 and 2001 NBA drafts before withdrawing each time, he stayed, however, in the 2002 NBA draft and ended up being taken in the second round with the 55th pick by the Dallas Mavericks. They traded his rights to the Golden State Warriors in 2004.

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