Nikola Mirotić Rank
About Nikola Mirotić
Nikola Mirotić is a Montenegrin-Spanish basketball player who has played in Spain and the United States professionally as well as for Spain’s national team. And whereas he may be more known to basketball fans Stateside as a former member of the Chicago Bulls, the truth is, he has experienced far greater success in Europe and as an international player.
Mirotić originally signed with the Real Madrid basketball team at the age of 14 and had been extremely successful during his six-year stint with the team.
He made his NBA debut as a member of the Chicago Bulls in 2014 to the tune of a $17-million / 3-year contract. And in 2015 he made the NBA All-Rookie First Team.
He left the NBA in 2019 and went back to the EuroLeague, this time to FC Barcelona, under a contract whereas he reportedly became the highest-paid basketball player on the continent.
In 2010 and 2011 he was respectively instrumental in helping Spain’s junior national basketball team win bronze and then gold at the FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship. In the former case he made the All-Tournament Team, and in the latter he was named MVP of the tournament.
In 2015, as a member of the senior team, he won a gold medal at EuroBasket 2015 and a bronze medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics.
On the 2011 NBA Draft day he was actually chosen, 23rd overall, by the Houston Rockets, who then promptly traded him to the Timberwolves, who then traded him to the Bulls.
In 2017 he was involved in an infamous fight with Bulls’ teammate Bobby Portis which resulted in Mirotić having to be hospitalized.
Nikola Mirotić Rank
Nikola Mirotić's Popularity
Nikola Mirotić is a famous Spanish basketball player, who was born on February 11, 1991. As a person born on this date, Nikola Mirotić is listed in our database as the 73rd most popular celebrity for the day (February 11) and the 509th most popular for the year (1991).
People born on February 11 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Nikola Mirotić is the 2372nd most popular Aquarius.
Aside from information specific to Nikola Mirotić's birthday, Nikola Mirotić is the 310th most famous Spanish.
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