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  Tuesday, January 18, 2005

Darko: "Maybe I made a small mistake"
By Jonathan Givony

In href=/profile//> an href=/profile//> interview href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> Serbian href=/profile//> radio href=/profile//> station href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> Belgrade, href=/profile//> Darko href=/profile//> Milicic href=/profile//> expressed href=/profile//> frustration href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> situation href=/profile//> playing href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> Detroit href=/profile//> Pistons href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> wonders href=/profile//> out href=/profile//> loud href=/profile//> if href=/profile//> things href=/profile//> would href=/profile//> have href=/profile//> been href=/profile//> different href=/profile//> had href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> stayed href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> Europe href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> came href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> NBA href=/profile//> as href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> more href=/profile//> polished href=/profile//> player:

"Maybe href=/profile//> I href=/profile//> did href=/profile//> make href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> small href=/profile//> mistake. href=/profile//> The href=/profile//> NBA href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> NBA, href=/profile//> I href=/profile//> have href=/profile//> improved href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> lot href=/profile//> here, href=/profile//> mostly href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> practice href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> one href=/profile//> on href=/profile//> one href=/profile//> training, href=/profile//> but href=/profile//> had href=/profile//> I href=/profile//> stayed href=/profile//> it's href=/profile//> possible href=/profile//> that href=/profile//> that href=/profile//> would href=/profile//> have href=/profile//> been href=/profile//> better href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> me href=/profile//> at href=/profile//> this href=/profile//> point.

However, href=/profile//> I href=/profile//> felt href=/profile//> (at href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> time) href=/profile//> that href=/profile//> I href=/profile//> had href=/profile//> outgrown href=/profile//> that href=/profile//> league href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> I href=/profile//> needed href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> move href=/profile//> on. href=/profile//>

But href=/profile//> maybe href=/profile//> I href=/profile//> missed href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> step href=/profile//> by href=/profile//> not href=/profile//> going href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> some href=/profile//> other, href=/profile//> tougher href=/profile//> European href=/profile//> league href=/profile//> first. href=/profile//> The href=/profile//> worst href=/profile//> thing href=/profile//> was href=/profile//> that href=/profile//> there href=/profile//> were href=/profile//> no href=/profile//> options href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> me href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> do href=/profile//> that href=/profile//> since href=/profile//> I href=/profile//> was href=/profile//> under href=/profile//> contract href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> my href=/profile//> team href=/profile//> (Hemofarm) href=/profile//> until href=/profile//> 2009, href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> only href=/profile//> option href=/profile//> was href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> NBA."

As href=/profile//> picked href=/profile//> up href=/profile//> by href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> Chicago href=/profile//> Tribune href=/profile//> as href=/profile//> well, href=/profile//> Darko href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> thinking href=/profile//> about href=/profile//> talking href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> Pistons href=/profile//> about href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> situation:

"Maybe href=/profile//> I'll href=/profile//> have href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> talk href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> management href=/profile//> because href=/profile//> I href=/profile//> don't href=/profile//> think href=/profile//> I'll href=/profile//> be href=/profile//> able href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> go href=/profile//> through href=/profile//> this href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> rest href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> season." href=/profile//>

href=/profile//> target="_blank">Link href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> interview href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> Serbian.