(2.29m) Montenegro native Slavko Vranes is just about the tallest basketball player
in the world and the handsomest too! According to Wikipedia "Vranes started
playing basketball at a Serbian club FMP . Still a junior, he was snapped
up by the Turkish club Tofaş for the 2000-01 season. Then he moved to Efes
Pilsen. Unable to adjust, he returned to Montenegro (then Serbia and Montenegro)
in January 2002, where he played for Budućnost Podgorica until the summer of
Slavko was selected by the National Basketball Association's New
York Knicks in the second round of the 2003 NBA Draft. He was waived by the Knicks
in December 2003. In early January 2004, he signed a ten-day contract with Portland
Trail Blazers. Before his contract expired, he played one game in the 2003-04
After that, he played briefly for the Red Star Belgrade. From
2004 to 2007, he played with Budućnost Podgorica for the second time in his
career. In October 2007, he signed a three-year contract with Partizan Belgrade.
He is also a member of the Montenegro national basketball team.