Stojaković during his time playing for the Dallas Mavericks in 2011
|Born||June 9, 1977
Požega, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
|Nationality||Serbian / Greek|
|Listed height||6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)|
|Listed weight||229 lb (104 kg)|
|NBA Draft||1996 / 14th overall|
|Selected by the Sacramento Kings|
|Career highlights and awards|
Peja Stojakovic (Serbian: Предраг Стојаковић, predraːg stojaːkoʋitɕ; born June 9, 1977) is a Serbian retired professional basketball player. He played a career total of 13 years in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played for the Sacramento Kings, Indiana Pacers, New Orleans Hornets, Toronto Raptors, and Dallas Mavericks. He has also played for the Red Star Belgrade of the YUBA Liga and with PAOK of the Greek Basket League (GBL).
He is a one-time NBA Champion, winning the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy with the Mavericks in 2011.
On December 19, 2011, Stojaković announced that he was retiring from playing professional basketball. He said that ongoing back and neck problems had affected his play later in his career.
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