Novica Velickovic was born on October 5, 1986 in Belgrade and in his rich playing career, which ended in 2021, in addition to Mega, he also played for Partizan, Real Madrid, Bamberg and Trabzon. With Partizan, he won 3 titles in the ABA league and 5 trophies each in the Serbian championship and cup, while he won the King’s Cup with Real. Of the individual awards, the most significant are the “Euroleague Rising Star” in 2009, as well as the MVP awards at the Final Four of the ABA League, in the Super League and the Cup of the same year.
With the U20 national team, he won bronze at the European Championship in 2005 and gold in 2006, while with the Serbia A team he won silver at the European Championship in 2009.
After the 2020/21 season in which he played for Partizan, he ended his playing career and then from summer 2021 joined Mega’s coaching staff as a Team Manager.