2.07 m (6 ft 9 in)
| 120 kg (265 lb)|
Center, Power forward
2002 / Undrafted
| Croatian League
FIBA Europe Cup|
January 14, 1980 (age 35)
Split, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia (1980-01-14)
Andrija Žižić (born January 14, 1980) is a Croatian former professional basketball player. His height is 2.07 m (6 ft 9 ½ in) and he played as a forward-center. He is currently sporting director of Cibona Zagreb.
Andrija Žižić Wikipedia
His previous teams are: Omiš, Solin, KK Split, Cibona Zagreb, FC Barcelona, Olympiacos, and Panathinaikos. He has won two Croatian League championships (2003, 2004) and in the 2002-03 season he was the top rebounder in the Adriatic League (8.2 rebounds per game). He has won Greek championship and the Greek cup for the season 2007-08.
On July 17, 2008, Žižić signed a two-year contract with the Turkish team Galatasaray Cafe Crown. On January 15, 2009, he left Galatasaray and signed with the Spanish club CAI Zaragoza for the rest of the season. On June 24, 2010, he signed with ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne in France. On February 28, 2011, he left ASVEL and signed with Cedevita Zagreb for the rest of the season.
In the summer of 2011 he returned to Cibona Zagreb. On December 12, 2013, he parted ways with Cibona. On January 3, 2014 he signed with BC Astana. On February 12, 2014, he left Astana and signed with Maccabi Tel Aviv for the rest of the season. With the third club he joined in the 2013–14 season he became the Euroleague champion playing the role of the third-choice Center position player.
In September 2014 he joined the Italian second division side Credito di Romagna Forli. On January 6, 2015 he left Forli and signed with Pallacanestro Piacentina of the Serie B Basket. On March 5, 2015, he parted ways with Piacentina.
In August 2015, he returned to Cibona Zagreb, playing alongside his younger brother Ante Žižić in the process. Shortly after that season ended, Žižić announced his retirement from playing, and instead became the sporting director for Cibona Zagreb.
He is a member of the senior Croatian national basketball team. He has also won a silver medal at the 1998 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship and a bronze medal at the 1999 FIBA Under-19 World Championship, while playing with the Croatian national junior teams.