An unlikely friendship: LDS scholar Hugh Nibley and BYU basketball star Kresimir Cosic

by | Jan. 31, 2013

Mormons We Know

He was a big man who could handle the ball long before LeBron James took the court. Cougar fans flooded the Marriott Center to see him long before the start of Jimmermania.

Kresimir Cosic had it all. He was a 6-foot-11 center who had the ability to dribble the ball and entertain a crowd. But one friend he made in Provo, a man who may have know the basketball star as well as anyone, never attended a game played by the famous Yugoslavian native.

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