One of the hottest transfer targets on the market this summer, Novica Velickovic, joined ambitious Real Madrid on a 2+1-year-contract. Serbian power forward was one of the main stars of Partizan Belgrade last season. Velickovic averaged 11.5 points and 5.1 rebounds per game in 19 Euroleague appearances.
Being wanted by several European giants Novica Velickovic picked Real Madrid. Ettore Messina, the new coach of Spanish giants, wanted him in Moscow before leaving CSKA head coach position.