Once Brothers

razen Petrovic and Vlade Divac were two friends who grew up together sharing the common bond of basketball. Together, they lifted the Yugoslavian National team to unimaginable heights.
After conquering Europe, they both went to America where they became the first two foreign players to attain NBA stardom. But with the fall of the Soviet Union on Christmas Day 1991, Yugoslavia split up. A war broke out between Petrovic’s Croatia and Divac’s Serbia.
Long buried ethnic tensions surfaced. And these two men, once brothers, were now on opposite sides of a deadly civil war. As Petrovic and Divac continued to face each other on the basketball courts of the NBA, no words passed between the two.
Then, on the fateful night of June 7, 1993, Drazen Petrovic was killed in an auto accident. Once Brothers will tell the gripping tale of these two men, how circumstances beyond their control tore apart their friendship, and whether Divac has ever come to terms with the death of a friend before they had a chance to reconcile.

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  1. typical croat most have the nazi gene defect

  2. typical croat most have the nazi gene defect

  3. I read the description of this documentary and was left with the following – What does the fall of the Soviet Union have to do with Yugoslavia? It was never under Soviet control, it underwent a civil war.

  4. Vlade Divac is an amazing player.

  5. Drazen was a great man and player.
    Greetings from Croatian.

  6. Браво Владе, свака част ! Некако је на мала врата најављен овај филм, па сам га ево наш’о овде. Лепо је присећати се велике Југославије, кад смо владали на светској сцени. Све саме легенде у овом филму, на једном месту, у једном тиму … Лепо.

  7. Great story and Divac is a great man! Drazen was a great player.

  8. My first Documentary for 2011 and what great one it is, even for non-sport fans this is a brilliant insight of two titans and their love a Game.

  9. It is a touching documentary for me personally. I was witnessing all those years, watched all those important games…They were brothers indeed. Amen to that…

    • We were all brothers and sisters back then.
      I still look at all people with common sense from “former” Yugoslavia as my brothers and sisters.