Ljubodrag Duci Simonović, najbolji jugoslovenski košarkaš: O svemu i svačemu, samo ne o Upravo u tom periodu, godišnji Duci je dao sledeći intervju. Ljubodrag Simonovic. Full Name: Ljubodrag Simonovic. Height: ( cm) Weight: lbs (84 kg). Born: January 10, (Age: d) in Kraljevo, Serbia. I guess that, for many basketball lovers, the name of Ljubodrag Simonovic aka Duci (prononced Dutsi) does not mean a lot. However, those.

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He dedicated himself to fighting double morals, doping, ljubodtag commercialization of sports and basically everything he considered wrong. From tohe played for 1.

Crvena zvezda —71 Yugoslav Basketball Cup champions. In the season he won his second league with Crvena Zvezda and takes his team to the final of the Cup Winners Cup played in Ljubodrzg. Cliques were being formed within the squad and things eventually boiled over on 10 January in Tel Aviv during the away contest versus Maccabi, the first game of the quarterfinals group stage. As a freshman at the University of BelgradeDuci took part in the student protests.

Petersburg by a single points, That same year, Zeravic, who had also been promoted to coach of the absolute national team, took a young team to the Helsinki EuroBasket: His numbers with the plavi jersey got stuck at games 90 wins and 1, points.

Winning the Yugoslav league title meant an automatic qualification to the European Champions Cup for the following —70 season. Retrieved 24 January In a meeting, the players decided to walk out of the competition as a protest! Those interested about the life and ideas of Ljubodrag Duci Simonovic can find a lot of articles, ljubkdrag and interesting things on the Internet. He is a left-wing man with high morals, loyal to his ideas and still a rebel character. This is his story. For some years now he has been doing a little better because, as a world champion, he has a national pension.


Since then, and for many years, he kind of disappeared. He was a real talent but he also worked a lot to reach that high level. He was a pete athlete, physically powerful but with good technique.


The flawless scouting of the federation never let any talent get loose. Jurisprudence Philosophy and economics Philosophy of education Philosophy of history Philosophy of love Simonovix of sex Philosophy of social science Political ethics Social epistemology. Retrieved from ” https: Crvena zvezda —69 Yugoslav Basketball League Champions.

Back home, he kept playing for Crvena Zvezda, but he was never back to the national team. It could be argued that he was the first anti-globalist in sports. Yugoslavia squad — Summer Olympics — 5th place. ljbodrag

He got a degree in law at 23 years old but later he even added a PhD in philosophy. Views Read Edit View history. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He lives in Belgrade, with his dog, and writes books.

Ljubodrag Simonovic: The rebel genius

As it would have it, the Puerto Rico players were positive in a doping test. For Red Star Belgrade, he wore number 11 while for the national team, he wore number 5. Articles with German-language external links Pages which use embedded infobox templates with the title parameter Infobox person using alma mater Articles with hCards Articles containing Serbian-language text Interlanguage link template link number Ljubodrzg template with ID same as Wikidata Use dmy dates from May The second junior EuroBasket.


The following season, Crvena Zvezda repeated the title game of the same competition in Nantes, but lost to Spartak St. Nobody could know ljuubodrag would be his last 10 points in the national team.

Duci’s mother Ilonka later converted to Orthodox Christianity and took the name Jelena.

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He authored a piece about the mystery behind the death of German heptathlete Birgit Dressel at the age of The team’s victory over Italy85—78, at the beginning of the tournament improved their expectations, but in the second round, the Yugoslav team was defeated by Puerto Ricoby a score of 79— He reappeared many years later as a great rebel against deceit, irregularities and everything false in professional sports. The national team was back to the EuroBasket in in Naples, and three years after winning the silver medal as a junior, Duci won the absolute silver medal at barely 20 years old.

For him, work was everything. Duci was a modern player, way ahead of his time.

It was later proven that two players from the Puerto Rican side had used illegal ljubodarg substances, prompting a protest from the Yugoslav players. After his retirement from sport he has written various books, including: The press took it on Zeravica, who changed his decisions a little for the next appointment at the Mexico Olympics.

All together, he won 6 gold medals and 2 silver medals. Crvena zvezda —75 Yugoslav Basketball Cup champions. Ranko Zeravica, the coach of the Yugoslav national team, had a golden generation in his hands: