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  Toni Kukoč - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Toni Kukoč (born September 18, 1968 in Split, Croatia) is a renowned basketball player.
Toni was third on the team in scoring (behind Jordan and Pippen) and was rewarded for his efforts with the NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award.
He also assisted the Bulls to a 25-game turnaround and the best record in league history at 72–10, as well as the fourth championship in team history.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Toni_Kukoc   (493 words)

  
 HAWKS: Toni Kukoc Chat
In 1988, Kukoc was a member of the silver-medal winning Yugoslavian Olympic team and earned a second silver medal four years later with the Croatian Olympic team (in 1992).
Toni Kukoc: There are a couple of them, probably the first championship that we won with the Bulls.
Toni Kukoc: It wasn't easy, we had the best record in the league and were playing good basketball.
www.nba.com /hawks/chat/tonikukocchat_012802.html   (1402 words)

  
 From Split to Chicago: The Toni Kukoc Story   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Toni Kukoc was born on September 18, 1968 in Split, Croatia (until 1991, Croatia was a part of the former Yugoslavia).
Toni's sister Sandra, who was an excellent swimmer, is four years older than Toni.
Toni played in his hometown basketball team Jugoplastika Split (later called Pop 84 Split, current name is KK Split).In the 1988 Olympics, Toni helped the Yugoslavian team win a silver medal at Seoul in the gold medal game against the Soviet Union.
www.angelfire.com /il/kukockourt/bio.html   (202 words)

  
 The Journal Times Online
Kukoc, who is 35 and in the twilight of his career, doesn't have such demands.
But Kukoc is one of the team's best passers, one of the team's best perimeter shooters and unquestionably it's most stabilizing influence on the floor.
Kukoc needs to play more than he did against Minnesota for the Bucks to be competitive.
www.journaltimes.com /articles/2003/11/01/local_sports/iq_2519384.txt   (1127 words)

  
 Boston.com / Sports / Basketball / Bucks re-sign forward Toni Kukoc   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Kukoc, acquired from the Atlanta Hawks after the 2002 season for forward Glenn Robinson, averaged 9.9 points, 3.9 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game in two seasons for Milwaukee.
Kukoc has career averages of 12.6 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.9 assists in 728 regular-season games over 11 seasons.
Kukoc won a silver medal at the 1988 Olympics with Yugoslavia and another four years later as a member of the Croatian Olympic team.
www.boston.com /sports/basketball/articles/2004/08/23/bucks_re_sign_forward_toni_kukoc   (163 words)

  
 Toni Kukoc - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
He also assisted the Bulls to a 25-game turnaround and the best record in league history at 72-10, as well as the fourth championship in team history.
Kukoc says he will be available.(Sports) : An article from: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
Kukoc's happy homecoming Helps Sixers get past his former team.(Sports) : An article from: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /toni_kukoc.htm   (555 words)

  
 BUCKS: Bucks Re-Sign Toni Kukoc
Kukoc, 35, is an 11-year NBA veteran who played the last two seasons with the Bucks, where he averaged 9.9 points, 3.9 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game.
Prior to his NBA career, Kukoc played professionally in the former Yugoslavia (1989-91) and Italy (1991-93), where he won three European Championships and three European Player of the Year awards.
In 1988, Kukoc was a member of the Silver Medal winning Yugoslavian Olympic Team and earned a second Silver Medal four years later as a member of the Croatian Olympic Team.
www.nbdlalbuquerque.com /bucks/news/kukoc_resigns_040823.html   (326 words)

  
 ODCCP - Basketball without Borders -- Kosarka bez granica - NBA Conference Call
Kukoc: As you know, I grew up in Split in Croatia, which was a part of the ex-Yugoslavia before the war started.
Kukoc: No, I won’t, because after the season, I’ve got to have a little surgery on my foot, and I won’t be playing for the national team this summer and that was actually my last chance to play for a national team.
Kukoc: Just spending the time with the kids and talking to them about maybe playing the game, talk to them about the importance of sport, staying off the street, not getting involved in drugs and these kind of things.
www.unodc.org /adhoc/basketball/event_2001-06-29_1_page003.html   (2132 words)

  
 Kukoc, Toni Sports Links - RealSportsNetwork.com
Toni Kukoc: Ultimate Site for Fans of #7 - News, online fan club, career, articles and interviews, original photos, collectibles and humor, links.
- Samuel Johnson Kukoc, Toni The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.
Kukoc, Toni I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.
www.realsportsnetwork.com /Basketball_Professional_NBA_Players_K_Kukoc,_Toni.html   (1669 words)

  
 BUCKS: Bucks Acquire Kukoc, Smith, First-Round Pick
Toni Kukoc picked up three rings in his run with the Bulls.
Kukoc, a three-time NBA champion with the Chicago Bulls, has averaged 13.3 points, 4.6 rebounds and 4.0 assists per game during nine seasons with the Bulls, Philadelphia 76ers and Hawks.
Kukoc, 33, was the NBA's Top Sixth Man in 1995-96, averaging 13.1 ppg for a Bulls team that went an NBA-best 72-10 en route to the first of three straight NBA titles.
www.comets.net /bucks/news/trade_020802.html   (438 words)

  
 Pocono Record Online: Kukoc, Sixers tame Bulls   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Seeing Kukoc in that blue uniform with "Sixers" on the front is going to take some getting used to.
When the game ended, Kukoc and Randy Brown, a close friend who wrote "TK 7" on his shoes after Kukoc was traded, embraced at half-court.
Kukoc had stopped by the Bulls' practice facility Friday to see his old teammates, but there were still plenty of smiles and handshakes as they waited for the ball to go up.
www.poconorecord.com /2000/sports/national/alb99587.htm   (664 words)

  
 JS Online: Kukoc to return to Bucks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Kukoc, 35, and his family are expected to return to the Chicago area today from a summer trip to his native Croatia, and an agreement should be announced early next week.
Kukoc averaged 11.6 points, 4.2 rebounds and 3.7 assists in 63 games during his first season with Milwaukee, and he put up totals of 8.4 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.7 assists in 73 games last season.
Kukoc was a member of three consecutive Chicago Bulls championship teams in the mid-1990s, and he was named the NBA sixth man of the year in 1995-'96, when he averaged 13.1 points for the Michael Jordan-led Bulls.
www.jsonline.com /sports/buck/aug04/252739.asp   (842 words)

  
 Win-by-Win
Toni Kukoc subbed for the injured Scottie Pippen and scored 16 points as the Bulls bounced back from a loss to the New York Knicks.
Toni Kukoc scored 18 of his 34 points in the third quarter, celebrating his 11th straight game as a starter.
Toni Kukoc added 22 points as the Bulls came off their first home defeat (to Charlotte) after winning 37 straight.
www.suburbanchicagonews.com /sports/bulls/96champs/winbywin.html   (2078 words)

  
 NBA.com: Toni Kukoc Bio
Although Kukoc had some trouble adjusting to Jordan's presence on the court, when he, Jordan, and Pippen were clicking together, the Bulls were a formidable team...
Word of Toni Kukoc and his legendary accomplishments in Europe began filtering in not long after Chicago Bulls General Manager Jerry Krause made him the 29th overall pick in the 1990 NBA Draft.
In fact, Kukoc was compared to Magic Johnson for his ability to dribble, pass, and shoot despite being 6-11...
www.national-basketball-association.net /playerfile/toni_kukoc/bio.html   (2313 words)

  
 JS Online: One tried, true; one unproven
Kukoc, primarily a sixth man during the Bulls' glory days, played a huge role in their title runs of 1996, '97 and '98.
Kukoc was a great role player in his prime, but at age 33 there is the question of how much gas is left in his tank.
Kukoc, drafted by the Bulls in the second round of the 1990 draft with the 29th pick overall, has averaged 13.3 points, 4.6 rebounds and 4.0 assists in his nine NBA seasons.
www.jsonline.com /sports/buck/aug02/63648.asp   (1165 words)

  
 ESPN.com: NBA - So far so good, as Kukoc runs down to Georgia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
When the Hawks acquired Toni Kukoc, the smart money said he'd be on his way again by late summer.
"Toni attracts attention the way Allen Iverson or some of the other top guys do, but the thing with him is there is no b.s.
At the end of any night, Kukoc's back is hurting, his feet ablaze with pain as he tries to extend bursts of brilliance.
espn.go.com /nba/columns/denberg/1158154.html   (934 words)

  
 Toni Kukoc - Reviews on RateItAll   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Born in 1968, the Croatian born Toni Kukoc was selected in the second round of the 1990 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls, but did not join the team until 1993.
Kukoc won the NBA Sixth Man Award in 1995-96 and won three championships with the team.
Toni may be one of the smartest players in the league.
www.rateitall.com /i-20419-toni-kukoc.aspx   (137 words)

  
 SOHH.com Global Forum - Toni Kukoc: Biggest F*ckUp of All-time   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
12-21-00 03:36 PM tonys a fag with a bad haircut and apaprently he aint that bright either, but that aint the biggest **** up chris webber calling a timeout in the finals was a much bigger **** up then this...
Kukoc might have seen Iverson taking a desperation 3 so he might have forgot what the score was.
Kukoc is currently my leading rebounder (9 per game) and shot-blocker (4 per game), and 2nd on the team in scoring (Kukoc has 18PPG, Sprewell has 25).
forums.sohh.com /printthread.php?t=12767   (718 words)

  
 24sec.net - Toni Kukoc!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Though Kukoc was drafted as the 29th pick by the Chicago Bulls in 1990 he decided to remain in Split and be with his family because of the political situation before the 1991 Yugoslavian civil war.
On Atlanta it was a different story, the Hawks coach gave Toni credit and suddenly the bench player from Philadelphia became the Hawks leading player,averaging almost 20 points a game, 6.2 assists and 5.7 rebounds, becoming only the fourth Hawk player in their history to have a triple double.
Toni is the youngest of two, he has a sister, Sandra, who is 4 years older.
www.24sec.net /article.asp?index=71   (643 words)

  
 InterBasket - Toni Kukoc, Croatia -- Chicago Bulls, Milwaukee Bucks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Part of the difficulty in getting Kukoc to play in the NBA was that the NBA's salary cap restricted teams from free spending, while the Italian League had no such constraints.
Kukoc's team, Benetton Treviso, could give the Croatian star anything he wanted-and did-during the 1991-92 and 1992-93 seasons.
But by the summer of 1993 Kukoc was able to get out of his five-year contract with Benetton and try to make a name for himself in the NBA.
www.interbasket.net /players/kukoc.htm   (340 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Bucks keep Toni Kukoc   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Kukoc averaged 9.9 points, 3.9 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game in the last two seasons.
Kukoc has career averages of 12.6 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.9 assists in 728 regular-season games over 11 years in the NBA.
Kukoc was a member of the silver-medal Yugoslavian Olympic team in 1988 and earned a second silver medal four years later as a member of the Croatian Olympic team.
www.usatoday.com /sports/basketball/nba/2004-08-23-roundup_x.htm   (355 words)

  
 HoopsCorner.com Articles: Toni Kukoc - The Invisible Man?
Kukoc then pulled up and handed Iverson the ball for the easy layup.
When Kukoc had the luxury of learning the system by going through the pre-season, the 76ers got off to their best start in franchise history, rolling to a 10-0 record.
The numbers for Kukoc may not add up to The Answer you would expect, but they are interesting.
www.hoopscorner.com /articles/0102articles/kukoc.html   (838 words)

  
 KGPE - CBS TV47 - Bucks re-sign Kukoc   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Kukoc, who will be entering his 13th NBA campaign and fourth with Milwaukee, appeared in 53 games last season with the Bucks and averaged 5.6 points, 3.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists per contest.
The 6-11 forward, who was originally drafted by Chicago in the second round of the 1990 NBA Draft, owns career averages of 12.2 points, 4.4 rebounds and 3.8 assists in 781 games.
Kukoc owns three NBA Championship rings he won as a member of the Bulls from 1995-98.
cbs47.tv /sports/nba/story.aspx?content_id=01ED1FDF-6643-49D1-A10B-7E91B7F62715   (201 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Kukoc chugging along for Bucks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bucks forward Toni Kukoc (front) always presents a matchup problem with his combination of inside moves and shooting range.
But Toni Kukoc is one old Bull who hasn't faded away.
Kukoc is averaging 14.6 points, 4.4 rebounds and 3.4 assists for the series.
www.usatoday.com /sports/basketball/playoffs/2003-05-01-kukoc_x.htm   (421 words)

  
 Toni Kukoc of the Chicago Bulls - Toni Kukoc - Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
I think Toni Kukoc is very brave because he did not retire when all the other players such as Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippin, and Dennis Rodman did just to name a few.
I would like to ask a question that is are you surprised that Toni Kukoc did not retired from the bulls.
Toni Kukoc is from Croatia he is a very talanted basketball player.
maxpages.com /thechicagobull/Toni_Kukoc - !http://www.maxpages.com/thechicagobull/Toni_Kukoc   (405 words)

  
 JS Online: Kukoc set to follow Bucks' plan
Toni Kukoc is happy to be in Milwaukee.
And because the three-point shooting Kukoc also handles the ball well for a man his size, Karl also plans to use him for spot duty in the backcourt.
Kukoc, who suffered from foot problems last year in Atlanta, said he was healthy and ready for the start of training camp in October.
www.jsonline.com /sports/buck/aug02/66184.asp   (691 words)

  
 SignOnSanDiego.com > Sports -- Kukoc quietly helps young Bucks
It's also evidence that Kukoc, whose 93 games of playoff experience is the most of any player in the Detroit-Milwaukee series, doesn't want to come off as cocky.
At 35, Kukoc is basketball's quiet sage, delivering advice when asked or when he sees something that merits an immediate huddle.
Kukoc's performance was anything but hushed in Game 2, when he scored 15 points on 7-of-8 shooting and grabbed nine rebounds.
www.signonsandiego.com /sports/nba/20040423-1538-bkn-pistons-bucks.html   (553 words)

  
 Kukoc leads Bulls past Magic, 111-91: 2/26/96
A starter last season who has become a role player this year, Kukoc scored a season-high 24 points on 8-of-11 shooting -- including 6-of-8 from 3-point range -- as the Bulls improved to 25-0 at home.
Kukoc scored Chicago's first 11 points of the fourth quarter to break the game open.
Kukoc also made three consecutive 3-pointers in the second quarter as the teams played to a 53-53 halftime tie.
www.s-t.com /daily/02-96/02-26-96/4kukoc.htm   (481 words)

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