Predrag Stojaković (Serbian: Предраг Стојаковић, predraːg stojaːkoʋitɕ; born 9 June 1977), known by his nickname Peja, is a Serbian retired professional basketball player. He played a career total of 13 years in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played for the Sacramento Kings, Indiana Pacers, New Orleans Hornets, Toronto Raptors, and Dallas Mavericks. He has also played for the Red Star Belgrade of the YUBA Liga and with PAOK of the Greek Basket League (GBL).
Stojaković with the Mavericks in 2011
|Position||VP, Basketball & Team Development|
|Born||June 9, 1977|
Slavonska Požega, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
|Nationality||Serbian / Greek|
|Listed height||6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)|
|Listed weight||220 lb (100 kg)|
|NBA draft||1996 / Round: 1 / Pick: 14th overall|
|Selected by the Sacramento Kings|
|2006–2010||New Orleans Hornets|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Points||13,647 (17.0 ppg)|
|Rebounds||3,782 (4.7 rpg)|
|Assists||1,408 (1.8 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
On 19 December 2011, Stojaković announced that he was retiring from playing professional basketball. He said that ongoing back and neck problems had affected his play later in his career.
- "Mavericks finish off Heat 4-2 as Dallas wins its first NBA title". USA Today. Retrieved 8 October 2014.
- "Peja Stojakovic to retire after 13 years". ESPN. Retrieved 9 October 2014.