Duje Dukan facts for kids
|No. 13 – TAU Castelló|
|Born||December 4, 1991
|Nationality||Croatian / American|
|High school||Deerfield (Deerfield, Illinois)|
|Listed height||6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)|
|Listed weight||218 lb (99 kg)|
|NBA Draft||2015 / Undrafted|
|2017–2018||Windy City Bulls|
|2018||Fort Wayne Mad Ants|
|2018||Oklahoma City Blue|
|2019||Capital City Go-Go|
Dukan was born in Split, Croatia, but moved to the United States when he was 10 months old. He grew up in Deerfield, Illinois and attended Deerfield High School. During the 1990s, Dukan was a ball boy for the Chicago Bulls at the United Center. He later played college basketball for the University of Wisconsin.
Sacramento Kings (2015–2016)
After going undrafted in the 2015 NBA draft, Dukan joined the Sacramento Kings for the 2015 NBA Summer League. On 22 July 2015, he signed with the Kings. On 13 November 2015, he made his professional debut with the Reno Bighorns in a 123–121 loss to the Los Angeles D-Fenders, scoring 14 points in 34 minutes of action as a starter. During his rookie season, he received multiple assignments to the Bighorns, the Kings' D-League affiliate. In the Kings' season finale on 13 April 2016, he made his long-awaited NBA debut. In 24 minutes off the bench, he recorded six points, four rebounds, one assist and one steal in a 116–81 loss to the Houston Rockets. On 4 July 2016, he was waived by the Kings.
Cedevita Zagreb (2016–2017)
On 3 August 2016, Dukan signed a three-year deal with the Croatian team Cedevita Zagreb. Dukan left the team in January, 2017 in a mutual termination of his contract.
Windy City Bulls (2017–2018)
On January 27, 2017, Windy City Bulls of the NBA Development League acquired Dukan from the Austin Spurs.
Fort Wayne Mad Ants (2018)
On February 12, 2018, Dukan was traded by the Windy City Bulls to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants along with the returning player rights to Henry Sims in exchange for C.J. Fair.
On August 22, 2018, Dukan was selected by the Capital City Go-Go of the G League in the 2018 expansion draft. However, he was not added to their training camp roster. Instead, he was added to the Westchester Knicks training camp roster but did not make the final roster. Dukan ultimately landed with the Oklahoma City Blue in November, but was waived after three games. He signed with the Capital City Go-Go in January 2019.
On July 19, 2019, Dukan signed a one-year deal with Spanish club Movistar Estudiantes. He averaged 4.7 points and 1.8 rebounds per game in ACB play.
On August 8, 2020, Dukan signed with TAU Castelló of the LEB Oro.
His father, Ivica Dukan, played basketball professionally in Europe for 15 years and is now an international basketball scout for the Chicago Bulls.
NBA career statistics
|GP||Games played||GS||Games started||MPG||Minutes per game|
|FG%||Field goal percentage||3P%||3-point field goal percentage||FT%||Free throw percentage|
|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||Bold||Career high|
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