On Tuesday, January 17th, 19 year-old Ivica Zubac posted his first career double double for the Los Angeles Lakers in a 127-121 loss to the Denver Nuggets. It was Zubac’s breakout game as he had 11 points and 13 rebounds paired with three blocks. Zubac is a soft-spoken, mild-mannered teenager from Čitluk, Herzegovina now living in the bright lights of Hollywood. Big things are expected from ‘Zu’, both in the NBA and down the road with the Croatian national team.
CroatianSports.com is going heavy with the NBA this year with so many current and future Croatian national team players in the league. At 19, Zubac has a bright future in front of him as he has the skills to succeed in the NBA with an extremely likable personality.