Toni Kukoc | Hall of Fame Career Retrospective

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    Take a look back at the legendary career of Toni Kukoc as he is inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame!

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    Datum objavljivanja: Prije 10 dana

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    1. armin38822

      In 2021,Toni Kukoč would get drafted top 5 or even top 3 and get his own team kinda like Luka. I don't think he would be that good but he would definetly be making all-star teams.

    2. Roy Daniel

      Every kid in the world should be inspired. If you can be a mediocre player, average 11 points a game for your career, and consistently shoot worse in the playoffs (aka choking), but make ONE game winner that doesn’t even result in a title, you can be in the Hall of Fame…

    3. 4 GBR Split.

      Največi bijeli igrač što je ikada postojao. Tu nema nikakve sumnje. Čista poezija pokreta. Jedna je riječ dovoljna. Genijalac.

    4. 6bDorotea

      I've been telling yall bulls did not only have big 3 dennis mj pip But people kept sleeping bout the fact They have kukoc, harper, kerr, they're pretty stacked bulls in there

    5. son of serbia

      Toni legend

    6. Anatol' from Belarus

      He could be the first star on almost any other NBA team...

    7. Polaar Name

      The inventor of the stretch 4

    8. setnaz world

      Only him i trust 2 - 0.6 sec shot mr waiter for clutch

    9. Che Guevarra

      This thing about Toni Kukoč nobody mentioned in comments: Toni Kukoč is most complete basketball player in the world of all time. He could play all positions from play, wing to center with the same quality. Played both directions same way. Extra team player who would rather pass the ball than score himself. His problem was that he played in the team such was Chicago Bulls where he was basicly fourth star of the team after Jordan, Pippen and Rodman, so he was in their shadow and underrated,,,otherwise he would have been leading top star in any other team that time! Well deserved HOF because he was the profesor of basketball!

    10. Marco

      kukoc could have started on any other NBA team he accepted his role at the bulls and never complained

    11. ag2smal

      Only player in history that have 3-peat in America and Europe

    12. Ronaldo Farrales

      If Tony was underrated during that generation, then Luka is so overrated today. Tony could easily match Luka given the right opportunity. Nothing against Luka though. Just sayin'.

    13. BBB Dalmacija

      Toni Split Loves ya 🇭🇷🇭🇷😬😬👌👌🙌🙌🙌!!! Chicago Loves ya 🙌🙌👌👌

    14. Adnan Quader

      A champ, a legend before joining the bulls, congrats Tony kukoc, a truly well deserved honour. 👏

    15. T Bone

      What a joke. Who's next in the HOF?? Jared Dudley? Bull shit bro

      1. Aleksandar Gospić

        Read this before you speak such nonsense FIBA Under-18 EuroBasket MVP (1986) FIBA Under-19 World Cup MVP (1987) FIBA World Championship MVP (1990) FIBA EuroBasket MVP (1991) 3× EuroLeague Final Four MVP (1990, 1991, 1993) FIBA's 50 Greatest Players (1991) 3 x Croatia Sportsman of the Year (1989., 1990., 1991.) 5 x Euroscar Player of the Year (1990, 1991, 1994, 1996, 1998) 4 x Mister Europa Player of the Year (1990-1992, 1996) NBA All-Rookie Second Team (1994) NBA Sixth Man of the Year (1996) FIBA Hall of Fame (2017) Basketball Hall of Fame (2021) European u-16 Championship - Gold medal (1985.) European u-18 Championship - Gold medal (1986.) World cup u-19 - Gold medal (1987.) Eurobasket 1987. - Bronze medal Olympic Games 1988. - Silver medal Eurobasket 1989. - Gold medal World champion 1990. - Gold medal Eurobasket 1991. - Gold medal Olympic games 1992. - Silver medal World champion 1994. - Bronze medal Eurobasket 1995. - Bronze medal 4 x Yugoslav league Champion (1988., 1989., 1990., 1991.) 2 x Yugoslav Cup winner (1990. 1991.) Italian League Champion (1992.) Italian Cup Winner (1993.) 3 x Euroleague Champion (1989., 1990., 1991.) 3 x NBA Champion (1996., 1997., 1998.)

    16. Jonathan Blaze

      The Waiter.

    17. B Smoove

      This was the worst hall of fame inductions ever Toni Kukoc Ben Wallace and Chris Bosh didn't deserve to be there so now every 6th man deserves to be there what about Cedric Maxwell and others who did it before Toni or how about Bruce Bowen and Tony Allen if Ben Wallace made it

      1. Aleksandar Gospić

        Toni kukoč has unique list of accomplishments in the history of basketball, but I guess you think you only get into the HOF only based on the NBA FIBA Under-18 EuroBasket MVP (1986) FIBA Under-19 World Cup MVP (1987) FIBA World Championship MVP (1990) FIBA EuroBasket MVP (1991) 3× EuroLeague Final Four MVP (1990, 1991, 1993) FIBA's 50 Greatest Players (1991) 3 x Croatia Sportsman of the Year (1989., 1990., 1991.) 5 x Euroscar Player of the Year (1990, 1991, 1994, 1996, 1998) 4 x Mister Europa Player of the Year (1990-1992, 1996) NBA All-Rookie Second Team (1994) NBA Sixth Man of the Year (1996) FIBA Hall of Fame (2017) Basketball Hall of Fame (2021) European u-16 Championship - Gold medal (1985.) European u-18 Championship - Gold medal (1986.) World cup u-19 - Gold medal (1987.) Eurobasket 1987. - Bronze medal Olympic Games 1988. - Silver medal Eurobasket 1989. - Gold medal World champion 1990. - Gold medal Eurobasket 1991. - Gold medal Olympic games 1992. - Silver medal World champion 1994. - Bronze medal Eurobasket 1995. - Bronze medal 4 x Yugoslav league Champion (1988., 1989., 1990., 1991.) 2 x Yugoslav Cup winner (1990. 1991.) Italian League Champion (1992.) Italian Cup Winner (1993.) 3 x Euroleague Champion (1989., 1990., 1991.) 3 x NBA Champion (1996., 1997., 1998.)

    18. Nah Nahnah

      Thank God he got it 🙏🏾

    19. carlos pez

      Bravo Toni ♥️💪

    20. jasper2500

      KUKOČ! ♥

    21. Jake Rubinsky

      Toni would be completely unstoppable in this era and he was great in his own

    22. Rickee Taylor

      Stephon marbury should be in the hall over this guy.

    23. Rickee Taylor

      Not a hall of famer. What you did in lesser leagues doesnt count for nba was a one time 6th man look at his nba stats with bulls and after bulls

      1. Rickee Taylor

        @Tevin Collins hes a hall of famer over tim hardaway over kevin johnson players that were allstars in this league the elite league i could be a drew league legend but n be a 6th man one year in the league n be hall of fame. He should be in the hall over stephon marbury who went to georgia tech lottery pick multiple allstar in the league. You crazy nba is the highest standard of ball in the world he should be based on his time when many euro or orther nations wasnt good enough to come over here and be standouts look at his stats when he played for the bulls n when he left you shouldnt be even considered for the hall if you didnt dominate in the highest league. With your logic minor league players who never got the call should be eligible for the mlb hof or standout college football players who didnt do anything in the league should go to hof nfl cause their body of work before the nba was great. Tebow nfl hof. This shit stinks good nba role to bench player in the nba great euro player the competion didnt compare and it showed when he got to the us luka great so far be he shows it in the nba the best of the best

      2. Tevin Collins

        You sound insane why is luka the way he is cause he played in the pros got noticed than came over here

    24. johnrey badili

      A well deserve recognition.congrats tony.

    25. Bilgehan Bozkurt, PhD

      🙂🙋🏻‍♂️🌍

    26. Blake Spadaro

      Came off the bench , one of the greatest international players ever

    27. Blake Spadaro

      Legend

    28. Allen #7

      he was sooo much ahead of his time with his skill...today he would be a superstar cuz he could do it all....

    29. Yus Hulu Langat

      Please retired his jersey including rodman dear chicago bulls management

    30. Incredulous

      Toni Kukoc, one of the players that people undermine just so they could lift Michael Jordan up.

    31. Jeffrey SC30

      👍👍👍👍👍

    32. Samsung Phone

      Toni Kukoc the original lefty player overseas before Manu Ginobili.

    33. C. B.

      Oh Euro league...bla bla bla, 6th man, once, got 3 rings on JORDANS team. Theyd win with or without him. Week HOF class this year. Its like saying Robert Horry deserves all 7 of his rings. He didnt work for those, neither did Toni.

      1. Rickee Taylor

        Rober horry wouldve dominated overseas during that time. Nba hof losing credibility now toni kukoc is in the hall but no tim hardaway, kevin johnson,shaw kemp nba becoming a joke to many agendas n bias now

      2. andjelko1986

        Thank god your stupid opinion doesn't matter

    34. Ken Matthew

      PG-PETROVIC SG-DONCIC SF-KUKOC PF-NOWITZKI C-SABONIS

      1. Che Guevarra

        I agree with your starting 5 and i m gonna make subs for them, secong startin 5: PG - Parker SG - Kurtinaitis SF - Belov PF - Jokić C - Pau Gasol

      2. Che Guevarra

        Now you will get answers from serbs saying: Djordjević, Bodiroga, Stojaković, Jokić, Divac :D

    35. Yasmin Mahmutovic

      Thé best thé most élégant european player ever

    36. Ace Cuare

      When Jordan says that he wanted to guard you so bad, it means you're that good. That's Toni Kukoc.

      1. Addition Gaming

        That wasn’t the reason

      2. jp3813

        Or it's b/c of Jerry Krause.

    37. CroPETROforeverNBA

      Welcome Kuki where you deserve to be.

    38. Gabe Aguilar

      I remember someone saying that pip didn’t like Toni when he joined the team but that slowly changed

      1. jp3813

        Watch The Dream Team documentary, or The Last Dance.

      2. LeSoft James

        There is the whole story

    39. clsman

      Finally! Which European player deserves place in HoF the most if not Toni? It's a disgrace this didn't happen 15 years ago. Anyway congrats Toni! Thanks for all the joy you brought to us! JU-GO-PLASTIKA!

      1. japstronico V

        @B Smoove how about his influenced? he's one of the first european to make it in the NBA.. if it wasn't for him, or petrovic, or sabonis, the nba would've recognize the likes of dirk or luka later rather than sooner.. he was a world champion before he became nba champ.. his great contributions to euro basketball should be recognize.. there's a lot of nba players who averaged over 20 sometime in their career and became great at some point and that's it.. simply because didn't win championships, didn't have any other accolades, no big contributions overseas, etc..

      2. B Smoove

        @japstronico V he was a starter before he was a bench player for the 2 years and then after Jordan and Pippen left he still didn't play like no superstar he had the green light to shine so u can stop that the hall of fame is for the greats not no average player who couldn't even make a all star game and this is all facts

      3. japstronico V

        @B Smoove because he took the responsibility to be a role player.. he adjusted and played the power forward.. anyway, it's the basketball hall of fame.. not the nba hall

      4. B Smoove

        @japstronico V Toni Kukoc was in his prime when he came to the nba and Kukoc wasn't no Penny Hardaway

      5. B Smoove

        @japstronico V he wasn't no superstars among the best that's what I'm saying anybody could do that over sea but do it in the nba where the players are the best he got the minutes when he first came to Chicago his rookie year and the following season he wasn't even a all star player then he got the minutes again when Jordan retired and Pippen left he wasn't no all star among the other superstars he was a good player but measure against the best he wasn't no hall of fame player no his teammate Darzen Petrovic he measured up as a superstar vs the best in any country u know and I know this was straight politics and u can stop with the 3 rings because Jordan Pippen and Rodman has that effect on teams

    40. Atreas Father

      Respect! Greetings to Croatia from Greece....

    41. Dejan Jovanov

      3xtime in row eurolegue champ and 4xtime yugoslav legue champ in row in that time its same level of basket and nba champ 3xtime one of the best in europe all time congratz Toni

    42. ERO 1452

      FIBA Under-18 EuroBasket MVP (1986) FIBA Under-19 World Cup MVP (1987) FIBA World Championship MVP (1990) FIBA EuroBasket MVP (1991) 3× EuroLeague Final Four MVP (1990, 1991, 1993) FIBA's 50 Greatest Players (1991) 3 x Croatia Sportsman of the Year (1989., 1990., 1991.) 5 x Euroscar Player of the Year (1990, 1991, 1994, 1996, 1998) 4 x Mister Europa Player of the Year (1990-1992, 1996) NBA All-Rookie Second Team (1994) NBA Sixth Man of the Year (1996) FIBA Hall of Fame (2017) Basketball Hall of Fame (2021) European u-16 Championship - Gold medal (1985.) European u-18 Championship - Gold medal (1986.) World cup u-19 - Gold medal (1987.) Eurobasket 1987. - Bronze medal Olympic Games 1988. - Silver medal Eurobasket 1989. - Gold medal World champion 1990. - Gold medal Eurobasket 1991. - Gold medal Olympic games 1992. - Silver medal World champion 1994. - Bronze medal Eurobasket 1995. - Bronze medal 4 x Yugoslav league Champion (1988., 1989., 1990., 1991.) 2 x Yugoslav Cup winner (1990. 1991.) Italian League Champion (1992.) Italian Cup Winner (1993.) 3 x Euroleague Champion (1989., 1990., 1991.) 3 x NBA Champion (1996., 1997., 1998.)

      1. Aleksandar Gospić

        Absolutely insane summary of accomplishments! Toni Kukoč is unique!

      2. eleazar changat

        Most decorated basketball player

    43. eleazar changat

      Before there was dirk,manu,nash,yao,jokic,peja,giannis,embiid,luka and some iconic international players, there was petrovic and KUKOC

    44. Titan Segundera 2.0

      Let's not forget guys, Toni Kukoc helped The Chicago Bulls by averaging 72 wins and 10 losses in the 1995-96 NBA Regular Season.

    45. Nom Nom

      Pippen still looks pisses about not getting that last shot

    46. Ale nxb

      Best Croatin Player All Time

      1. Israel Vega

        Drazen Petrovic #1 then Kukoc and Dino Radja

      2. LeSoft James

        2nd behind Drazen

    47. Storytelling by Noblesse

      hraero.info/contact/1Z-GlXmKmM28maY/video

    48. HarvRoman

      Must love!

    49. RickJames1811

      He wasn't that good... - Scottie😂

    50. Ryo - "The Jake" (Jp-Am)

      Now in the HOF as one of the greatest to ever to do it. And thanks for the memories, Toni. The game winners against Knicks and Pacers, Sixth Man Award, and of course, three titles will forever be part of your legacy in NBA, in addition to the accolades in the Euros.

    51. TheJDWill

      Toni: hits the game winner over the Knicks Scottie on the bench: 😡😡😡

    52. Andy Kim

      Congrats waiter we love you in chicago

    53. Robi Perkovic

      Toni congratulations you did it finally you deserve it HOF sounds nice a Legend

    54. Bot Ethan

      bro Scottie Pippen's voice at 1:33 killed me😭

      1. [Mr. Vibez]

        🤣

      2. Ruben CvC

        Lmaoo

    55. Ivan Novak

      Toni...my countrymen,my neighbor,my childhood idol...congrats you big man!

    56. Troy Moore

      Kukoc was so underrated. Glad he's finally getting in the Hall of Fame!

      1. LeSoft James

        Yup, in my option he is better then Kerr

    57. Flipzside

      Very underrated player - glad he finally got the recognition he deserved!

    58. mediamanent

      Da fan dei Bulls di Jordan penso che fu un errore, inizialmente, pretendere che Kukoc fosse migliore di un MJ o di Pippen. Era semplicemente un giocatore di altissimo livello. Quando infine l'hanno accettato il suo innesto è stato il completamento di team leggendario. Merito di questo va ampiamente riconosciuto anche al GM Jerry Krause (r.i.p) che seppe guardare oltreoceano senza i pregiudizi in voga a quei tempi.

    59. Mbdxwwe18

      Bulls Forever Toni BULLSNATION

    60. Square up!

      Lol nba hof a joke, mlb hof based

      1. Ran-Dom

        Well this is not the "NBA" Hall of Fame. It's the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. Here's Toni Kokuc resume: 3x NBA Champion 3x EuroLeague Champion 3× EuroLeague Final Four MVP FIBA EuroBasket MVP FIBA World Championship MVP FIBA Hall of Famer Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer NBA Sixth Man of the Year 3x FIBA Europe Champion FIBA World Champion 2x Olympic medallist

      2. Dave Yap

        Your profile is a joke to!

      3. Kenneth Javier

        This is BASKETBALL HOF not only NBA.

    61. Richard Daguno

      One of the best sixth man in the history

      1. LeSoft James

        @Mario Pantoja in any other team he would be a starter

      2. Mario Pantoja

        Overqualified 6th man..a left handed defensive matchup nightmare..sooo CLUTCH..

    62. Dan Christian

      So clutch that it even broke his teammates heart.

      1. Paras hit

        @Michael Fournier when MJ retired, Pips was the Bulls main man, but Kukoc was always taking the last shot because Phil Jackson knew Toni was more clucth than Pips. And it broke Pippen's heart.

      2. LeSoft James

        More clutch then me

      3. Ruben CvC

        @Michael Fournier watch the last dance

      4. Michael Fournier

        Please explain

      5. scotti pippen

        Good one, lmao..

    63. Monien CB

      D E S E R V E D

    64. I Missed The Joke dummy

      Let’s be real he only making it cause of MJ and scottie

      1. Aleksandar Gospić

        Let's be real FIBA Under-18 EuroBasket MVP (1986) FIBA Under-19 World Cup MVP (1987) FIBA World Championship MVP (1990) FIBA EuroBasket MVP (1991) 3× EuroLeague Final Four MVP (1990, 1991, 1993) FIBA's 50 Greatest Players (1991) 3 x Croatia Sportsman of the Year (1989., 1990., 1991.) 5 x Euroscar Player of the Year (1990, 1991, 1994, 1996, 1998) 4 x Mister Europa Player of the Year (1990-1992, 1996) NBA All-Rookie Second Team (1994) NBA Sixth Man of the Year (1996) FIBA Hall of Fame (2017) Basketball Hall of Fame (2021) European u-16 Championship - Gold medal (1985.) European u-18 Championship - Gold medal (1986.) World cup u-19 - Gold medal (1987.) Eurobasket 1987. - Bronze medal Olympic Games 1988. - Silver medal Eurobasket 1989. - Gold medal World champion 1990. - Gold medal Eurobasket 1991. - Gold medal Olympic games 1992. - Silver medal World champion 1994. - Bronze medal Eurobasket 1995. - Bronze medal 4 x Yugoslav league Champion (1988., 1989., 1990., 1991.) 2 x Yugoslav Cup winner (1990. 1991.) Italian League Champion (1992.) Italian Cup Winner (1993.) 3 x Euroleague Champion (1989., 1990., 1991.) 3 x NBA Champion (1996., 1997., 1998.)

      2. Rickee Taylor

        Nba national basketball league. Its about what you do in the league not what you did before you got there want international stuff let fiba create a hall and consider everybody who ever played the game no matter the region. Tim hardaway n kevin johnson were way better players n they are not in the hall

      3. Ran-Dom

        Well this is not the "NBA" Hall of Fame. It's the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. Here's Toni Kokuc resume: 3x NBA Champion 3x EuroLeague Champion 3× EuroLeague Final Four MVP FIBA EuroBasket MVP FIBA World Championship MVP FIBA Hall of Famer Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer NBA Sixth Man of the Year 3x FIBA Europe Champion FIBA World Champion 2x Olympic medallist

      4. I Missed The Joke dummy

        @togs tags oh ok

      5. togs tags

        he is in because of his Europe accomplishments... international HOF committee put him there... same with dino raja, vlade, petro, yao, oscar schmidt and many other international basketball personalities...

    65. vava nz2020

      My dearest player from Jugoplastika days! For me, he is the best... bcs he is team player, selfless, nice, inteligent player, shy man with genious talent and GREAT HEART❤ for basketball . He plays with heart, for joy not for money, you can see it in every game. Kukoč is unique, GOAT💙🍾💙🥂💙7777777💙🙏💪💙 Toni forever! Bravo Toni! ČESTITKE! Hvala ti na svakoj tekmi!

      1. vava nz2020

        @sen2k Never forget our dear Mozart!!!💗🏀🙏

      2. LeSoft James

        @sen2k Drazen is the European 🐐, but we are now talking about Kukoc

      3. sen2k

        Lets not forget Drazen Petrovic pls.

    66. Angelika Deedee

      t96qw vum.fyi

    67. fp9623

      Finally! As a Bulls fan from Italy I couldn't be more happy for Kukoc, the HoF is a truly deserved honour for such a wonderful player

    68. Batman

      Toni would be even better in today’s game He was the original Luka

      1. LeSoft James

        @D S if Luka would play in the 80s/90s it would be a question would he make the NBA

      2. Donny Rob

        U stole that luka comparison from somebody lol I recently saw there post on IG

      3. Savić

        @D S petrovic far better player then any player and dončić learn kid about history

      4. Savić

        Best players top europa petrovic ,bodiroga,paspalj,divac,kukoc,sabonis,galis,Jure zdovc,Paul gasol

      5. D S

        @LeSoft James Petrovic was never as good as Luka, what drugs are you on?

    69. A.O.

      Him and Petrovic are some of the best european players that ever played in the NBA so far, they did it back when being non-american was a stigma for players. Doncic is already on the path to join their greatness.

      1. Freddy Stylez

        Petrovic 🙏🙏🙏

      2. A.O.

        @John Ed Millapre you are totally right about Sabonis, one of the greatest players ever. He should have come to the NBA when he was young and healthy to teach everybody how to play proper basketball, unfortunately he got there old and severly injuried :(

      3. John Ed Millapre

        How bout sabonis?

      4. B H

        Dirk to

    70. SS

      Euro league Lamar Odom

      1. LeSoft James

        Even better then that

      2. Nom Nom

        Who was on CRACK

    71. Goodwill Cheeshi

      Congratulations Toni 🦅💪🏿

    72. Luis Velez

      Well deserved!

    73. Aidan Dominguez

      1:34 you really think so?

    74. Jah

      Finally

    75. BIG MIKEY

      Winner chicken dinner

    76. Sports311

      As a bulls fan, I’m really happy that he’s getting the recognition for his efforts, particularly as a sixth man

      1. micha gabo

        The Book of Truth things were at their very worst: 2 Suns, Cross in the sky, 2 comets will collide = don`t be afraid - repent, accept Lord`s Hand of Mercy. Scientists will say it was a global illusion. Beware - Jesus will never walk in flesh again. After WW3 - rise of the “ man of peace“ from the East = Antichrist - the most powerful, popular, charismatic and influential leader of all time. Many miracles will be attributed to him. He will imitate Jesus in every conceivable way. Don`t trust „pope“ Francis = the False Prophet - will seem to rise from the dead - will unite all Christian Churches and all Religions as one. One World Religion = the seat of the Antichrist. Benedict XVI is the last true pope - will be accused of a crime of which he is totally innocent. "The time for the schism in the Church is almost here and you must get prepared now" "Arab uprising will spark global unrest - Italy will trigger fall out"

    77. Dezz

      First

      1. Dezz

        @Armand Andry imagine

      2. Armand Andry

        🧢

    78. Jax Bolger

      Yo

    79. 鈴蕾

      !

    80. GS GAMEZ!!!

      Well Deserved!!!!