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Juan Carlos Nadal
08-08-2006, 02:16 PM
The craziest pointy goatee in european basketball decided to retire. I read that the reason he decided to retire was that Slask was unwilling to further his contract and given that he did not want to play elsewhere he had no other choice by to give an end to his career. After his return from Provicence in the NCAA he spent all of his remeining careed in the Wroclaw club winning 8 PLK titles and participating numerous times in the Euroleague.

I was a fan, maybe not so much of his skill but definately of his fresh ideas regarding facial hair. :D He was my first ever avatar in IBN.

PHILIPeurobasket
08-08-2006, 05:35 PM
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16 season, and 8 championship tittle - such balance has Maciej Zielinski in Polish league. Popular "Zielony" all 16 seasons spent in Slask Wroclaw !!! In last season he averaged 5.7ppg, 2.1rpg, 1.2apg.

Maciej Zielinski awards/achievements:
Polish U18 National Team -87-90
Polish National Team -89-93,95-02
Polish U22 National Team -92
Polish League Champion -91,92,96,98,99,00,01,02
Polish League MVP -92
Polish All-Stars Game -96,99,00,03
Polish League 1st Team 00,01
European Championships Under22 -92
European Championships -91,97
Eurobasket.com Polish League All-Defensive Team -00,02
Polish League Supercup Winner -00
Polish League Supercup Finalist -01
Eurobasket.com All-Polish PLK 2nd Team -02
Eurobasket.com Polish PLK League All-Domestic Players Team -03
Polish League Semifinals -03
Polish Cup Winner -04, 05
Polish EBL Regular Season Champion -04
Polish EBL Finalist -04

Zielinski was the greatest rivel for Anwil Wloclawek, and remember all wars him and Anwil fans ... but I must say that - HE WAS GREAT !!! :)

JNC didnt know that You know "zielony" :eek: :)