Ten years ago, on June 7, 1993 Drazen Petrovic died in a tragic automobile accident after playing in a game for Croatian National Basketball Team. Two time Olympic medalist, four times European basketball player of the year, enshrined in a Basketball Hall of Fame,
winner of numerous awards and titles Drazen Petrovic is still revered by basketball fans throughout the world.
In honor of his benevolent character and memory of his legendary basketball talents, remembrance of too many unforgetable games that are still talked about, far reaching enthusiasm and a smile that brought joy and happiness to audiences throughout the world, the Croatian Youth of Greater New York are organizing Drazen Petrovic Memorial Basketball Tournament.
When: 10:00 am Saturday, June 7, 2003
Where: Basketball Gym at Most Precious Blood Roman Catholic Church
32-23 36th Street Astoria, NY 11106
Sponsor: Croatian Radio Club New York " Voice of Free Croatia "
91.5 FM Wednesday 8:00 - 8:30 pm
91.5 FM Saturday 10:00 - 11:00 am
Full profit from the tournament will go to Croatian Folklore Group "Hrvatska Ruza" from Astoria, NY and Croatian Cultural Group "Cardinal Stepinac" from Manhattan, NY.
For team registration contact: Caffe Bar Millenium
25-68 Steinway Astoria, NY 11103