Kukoc was a very important piece of the ’97-’98 Bulls team. The Croatian started 52 games and played in 74. Kukoc averaged 13.3 points, 4 assists, and 4 rebounds per game. He was the Bulls third-leading scorer this season.
Kukoc would play for the 76ers, Hawks, and Bucks before retiring in 2006 as one of the greatest European exports the NBA has ever seen. In 2017, Kukoc was elected to the FIBA Hall of Fame. He currently works for the Bulls as a special advisor to Owner Jerry Reinsdorf.