He’s third all-time in scoring, fourth in threes made, sixth in assists and the owner of a 2009 Euroleague championship. He’s the man who made lefties cool again; ladies and gentlemen, Mr. Jaka Lakovic.
When he returned to Barcelona, a club which he called home for five seasons, in a Galatasaray uniform, the Palau Balaugrana crowd still recognized their Jaka. A pair of standing ovations later and it was clear their feelings hadn’t changed much from before, either.
But when the basketball part started, things got ugly. When it was all over, Lakovic only had three points, three assists and a 79-50 loss to show for it.
But that’s not all that happened tonight…