Ex-NBA Player Stabbed: Predrag Danilovic Seriously Injured During Fight

Ex-NBA player Predrag Danilovic was stabbed during a fight outside of a cafe in Serbia.

According to USA Today, Danilovic was stabbed early Saturday morning in a residential part of Belgrade. The ex-NBA player was taken to the hospital where he had an operation to treat injuries to his head, arms, and stomach.

The exact extent of the injuries are not known but that he was “seriously” injured.

It is unclear what started the fight.

Danilovic, often called Sasha, played for the Miami Heat and the Dallas Mavericks in the 1990. Danilovic averaged 12.8 points per game during his NBA career.

Pro Basketball Talk reports that Danilovic saw his best success overseas. He left the NBA in 1997 to play in Europe. He earned 2 European League championships, 4 Italian League championships, and was named the Italian League MVP in 1998.

Danilovic’s playing days are over but he is still involved with the basketball world. He is currently the general manager of the Serbian basketball club Partizan Belgrade.