Art of the Day: Drazen “Best Shooter Ever” Petrovic by Luigi Bicco | Drazen vs MJ & Reggie Miller

Published on May 30th, 2013 by Astramskas, David | 3,182 views


Illustration of the late great Drazen Petrovic by Luigi Bicco for Italian NBA Magazine.

Drazen was considered “The best shooter ever” to not only a lot of fans but great players that played against him including the man many consider the best shooter of all-time – Reggie Miller.  Reggie talked about Drazen being “the best” in an episode of Open Court.

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Michael Jordan also had some high praise for Drazen, “It was a thrill to play against Drazen. Every time we competed, he competed with an aggressive attitude. He came at me as hard as I came at him. So, we’ve had some great battles in the past and unfortunately, they were short battles.”   Here’s one of the battles. 

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Speaking of great shooters and one that will be in the argument for “best shooter ever,” here’s a pic of Drazen next to 1/3 of Run TMC, Del Curry and his young son Steph Curry.

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