Tomislav Ružić

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Tomislav Ružić
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Ružić playing for Zadar in 2010
Personal information
Born (1979-07-02) July 2, 1979 (age 41)
Zadar, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
NationalityCroatian / Turkish
Listed height6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Career information
NBA draft 2001 / Undrafted
Playing career1996–2017
Position Center
Coaching career2019–present
Career history
As player:
1996–2002 Zadar
2002–2003 Cibona
2003–2004 Beşiktaş
2004–2006 ASVEL
2006–2007 Besançon BCD
2007–2008 Kepez Belediyesi
2010–2013 Tofaş
2014–2017 Gaziantep
As coach:
2019–2020Zadar (assistant)

Tomislav Ružić (born July 2, 1979) is a Croatian professional basketball coach and former player.


Personal life

Ružić is married to the former Croatian international volleyball player, Barbara Jelić-Ružić. When Tomislav joined Beşiktaş in 2003, his wife Barbara had also joined a Turkish team, Eczacıbaşı. [1]

Ružić has also acquired Turkish citizenship and played as a domestic player in Turkish League. [2]

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