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Vlade Divac, an icon without a ring

Vladimir Stankovic at 2012 London Olympic Games

Just seeing his number of titles or medals in the Olympics, World Championships and European Championships, there is no doubt that Vlade Divac, who was born on February 3, 1968 in Prijepolje, Serbia, is one of the most-crowned players in basketball. What’s more, he had a great NBA career. But despite his 20 years in basketball’s elite, he is missing something: an NBA title, although that’s something that almost happened for him, too. In the 2001-02 season, his Sacramento Kings were NBA’s team of the moment, with a style of play that was joyful, fun and attractive. In that season’s Western Conference finals, they were tied 3-3 with the Los Angeles Lakers

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