By Milan Lazarevic
One of the best European basketball players ever, legendary Serbian center and member of 24sec.net hall of fame, Vlade Divac, gave his last point and left magic game forever. In spectacular ceremony on the main Belgrade square Divac organized special concert with many Serbian and World famous singers and basketball players who came to give him support for the next much serious battle which he starts.
It was unbelieveble picture for every basketball fan to see on one place stars like: Sarunas Marciulionis, Chris Webber, Toni Kukoc, Scot Pollard, San Antonio head-coach Greg Popovich, Sasa Djordjevic, Predrag Danilovic, Dejan Bodiroga, Glen Rice, Zarko Paspalj, Predrag Stojakovic, Dusan Ivkovic, Zoran Savic, Panayiotis Yannakis, Panayiotis Fasoulas, Rasa Nesterovic and many others.
From the special video-bim their video cards sent Yao Ming, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Magic Johnson, Phill Jackson, Don Stern, Billy Crystal... Dino Radja sent special heart-breaking letter and gave support.
Divac came at the end of the show and in front of 15 000 people said his thankful words to all people and fans who were with him during great career.
The most important part of the evening came at the end when Divbac announced his next huge mission. Well-known as great humanitarian worker, Divac announced that he's trying to organize something greater then everything what he achieved in basketball career.
Divac said that he formed team and organization to buy and build 2 000 houses for all refuges who live in Serbia in this moments. After all those years of agony and wars on territory of ex Yugoslavia more then 300 000 refuges still live in Serbia in this moment, while 8 000 of them dont have elementary condition for normal life - home.
Divac started unbelievable mission to provide them homes, houses - for all of those people. He already made several actions on that field, but the biggest one will allude huge SMS support where people from all over the World can give their donations with simple SMS message on +3816312 or +3816412. Price of one SMS message is around 1.25 euros. Some prognoses are saying that Divac foundation needs to collect around 10 000 000 euros to build houses for all refuges who need them.
Basketball was not important that evening. One great career ended, but one much greater just started...