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Mario Hezonja
Mario  Hezonja
Real Madrid
Position: SF
Height: 202 cm
Weight: 91 kg
Age: 27 yo (1995 February 25)
Birth place: Dubrovnik, Croatia
Citizenship: Croatian
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MIN 2P M/A 3P M/A FT M/A REB AS ST TO BS RBS PF RF PTS EFF GM
ACB 24:00 50%
4/8
71.4%
5/7
-
0/0
7
6/1
0 2 0 0 1 0 1 23 26 1 »

Last 10 games
Date Opponent MIN 2P M/A 3P M/A FT M/A REB AS ST TO BS RBS PF RF PTS EFF
24 50%
4/8
71.4%
5/7
-
0/0
7
6/1
0 2 0 0 1 0 1 23 26
24 33.3%
1/3
50%
2/4
50%
1/2
1
1/0
0 0 0 0 - 1 - 9 4
18 -
0/0
40%
2/5
-
0/0
1
1/0
2 1 0 0 - 0 - 6 7
30 16.7%
1/6
33.3%
2/6
-
0/0
10
8/2
0 2 2 1 - 1 - 8 9
22 33.3%
1/3
50%
1/2
-
0/0
5
5/0
2 1 0 0 - 3 - 5 7
26 57.1%
4/7
0%
0/5
83.3%
5/6
10
10/0
1 1 2 0 - 0 - 13 14
28 66.7%
2/3
28.6%
2/7
-
0/0
8
7/1
2 0 2 0 - 5 - 10 7
36 44.4%
4/9
42.9%
3/7
75%
3/4
8
7/1
5 2 4 1 1 3 5 20 23
35 60%
3/5
57.1%
4/7
-
0/0
9
9/0
2 1 6 0 0 1 3 18 21
28 55.6%
5/9
25%
1/4
100%
1/1
5
4/1
3 2 0 0 0 4 2 14 15
2022-09-04
A few minutes after Croatia's game against Greece for EuroBasket Group C had finished last Friday afternoon, Mario Hezonja was nowhere to be found. The former NBA forward didn't even pass through the mixed zone.
2022-09-04
The Croatian national team achieved its first victory at EuroBasket 2022 by defeating Great Britain, 86-65. Mario Hezonja, who contributed to a convincing win with a double-double of 13 points and 10 rebounds, spoke about Jaleen Smith's naturalization and FIBA refereeing after the game.
2022-07-30
Croatian basketball coach Zan Tabak will lead the Polish first-division team Trefl Sopot next season, but he will remain tied to Real Madrid, where he played between 2001 and 2002 and served as an assistant twice (2006-09, 2013-15). Until now, Tabak has lived in Madrid and runs a basketball school with his wife there.
Career
Season Team
2011-2012 KK Zagreb Zagreb
2012-2015 FC Barcelona
2015-2018 Orlando Magic
2018-2019 New York Knicks
2019-2020 Portland Trail Blazers
2020-2021 Panathinaikos Athens
2021-2022 UNICS Kazan
2022-Now Real Madrid
2014-2016 Croatia
2020-2022 Croatia

Personal records
EuroLeague
Efficiency 29 2021-11-04
Points 27 2021-11-04
Assists 5 2021-10-21
Steals 4 2015-01-30
Rebounds 11 2022-01-20
Blocks 2 2021-03-04

Spain
Efficiency 26 2022-09-28
Points 23 2022-09-28
Steals 2 2022-09-28
Rebounds 7 2022-09-28

Spain

MIN 2P M/A 3P M/A FT M/A REB AS ST TO BS RBS PF RF PTS EFF GM
22/23 Real Madrid 24:00 50%
4/8
71.4%
5/7
-
0/0
7
6/1
0 2 0 0 1 0 1 23 26 1 »

EuroLeague

MIN 2P M/A 3P M/A FT M/A REB AS ST TO BS RBS PF RF PTS EFF GM
21/22 UNICS Kazan 29:12 52.4%
86/164
34.9%
45/129
77.8%
49/63
6.1
5.5/0.6
1.8 1.2 2.3 0.3 0.3 2.8 3 14.2 14.2 25 »
20/21 Panathinaikos Athens 22:07 46.3%
19/41
36.6%
15/41
84.2%
32/38
2.5
2.5/0
1.3 1.5 2.1 0.4 0.3 2.6 4.4 14.4 12.6 8 »
14/15 FC Barcelona 16:02 57.1%
32/56
38.2%
29/76
75%
18/24
2
1.5/0.5
1 0.6 1 0.2 0.2 1.8 1.1 7.7 6.1 22 »
13/14 FC Barcelona 5:47 53.8%
7/13
25%
2/8
75%
3/4
0.5
0.4/0.1
0.2 0 0.4 0 0 0.6 0.4 1.6 0.9 14 »
12/13 FC Barcelona 8:30 33.3%
2/6
-
0/0
50%
1/2
2
1.5/0.5
0 0.5 0 0 0 1.5 0.5 2.5 1.5 2 »

FIBA EuroBasket

MIN 2P M/A 3P M/A FT M/A REB AS ST TO BS RBS PF RF PTS EFF GM
2022 Croatia 24:40 40.9%
9/22
31%
9/29
75%
6/8
5.8
5.3/0.5
1.2 0.8 1 0.2 - 1.7 - 8.5 8 6 »
2015 Croatia 21:30 66.7%
8/12
27.3%
6/22
66.7%
6/9
4.3
3.5/0.8
1.2 0.8 1.7 0.5 0 1.5 1.8 6.7 8.3 6 »

FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament

MIN 2P M/A 3P M/A FT M/A REB AS ST TO BS RBS PF RF PTS EFF GM
2021 Croatia 27:40 54.5%
12/22
22.2%
4/18
77.8%
14/18
5.7
4.7/1
2.3 2 2 0.7 0 2.7 - 16.7 13.3 3 »

NBA

MIN 2P M/A 3P M/A FT M/A REB AS ST TO BS RBS PF RF PTS EFF GM
19/20 Portland Trail Blazers 15:30 48.4%
75/155
30.3%
27/89
81.5%
53/65
3.4
2.8/0.5
0.9 0.7 0.8 0.2 - 2 - 4.8 4.6 59 »
18/19 New York Knicks 20:19 47.8%
149/312
27.6%
42/152
76.3%
87/114
4.1
3.6/0.5
1.5 1 1.5 0.1 - 1.9 - 8.8 7 58 »
17/18 Orlando Magic 21:36 52.4%
183/349
33.7%
90/267
81.9%
86/105
3.7
3.2/0.5
1.4 1.1 1.2 0.4 - 1.8 - 9.6 8.5 75 »
16/17 Orlando Magic 14:19 39.8%
74/186
29.9%
43/144
80%
40/50
2.3
2/0.3
1 0.4 0.9 0.2 - 1.1 - 4.9 3.3 65 »
15/16 Orlando Magic 17:22 50.4%
114/226
34.9%
67/192
90.7%
49/54
2.2
1.9/0.4
1.4 0.5 1.2 0.2 0.2 1.6 - 6.1 4.3 79 »

Olympic Games

MIN 2P M/A 3P M/A FT M/A REB AS ST TO BS RBS PF RF PTS EFF GM
2016 Croatia 21:20 46.2%
6/13
50%
12/24
100%
6/6
3.3
3.2/0.2
1.3 0.3 0.8 0.2 - 1.2 - 9 9 6 »

FIBA Basketball World Cup

MIN 2P M/A 3P M/A FT M/A REB AS ST TO BS RBS PF RF PTS EFF GM
2014 Croatia 6:30 100%
2/2
-
0/0
-
0/0
1
0.5/0.5
0.5 0 1.5 0 - 2.5 - 2 -0.5 2 »
Seasons:   22/23 | 21/22 | 20/21 | 19/20 | 18/19 | 17/18 | 16/17 | 15/16 | 14/15 | 13/14 | 12/13

Date Team Opponent Score MIN 2P M/A 3P M/A FT M/A REB AS ST TO BS RBS PF RF PTS EFF
88-94 24 50%
4/8
71.4%
5/7
-
0/0
7
6/1
0 2 0 0 1 0 1 23 26
Seasons:   22/23 | 21/22 | 20/21 | 19/20 | 18/19 | 17/18 | 16/17 | 15/16 | 14/15 | 13/14 | 12/13

Type: Average | Totals

Spain

MIN 2P M/A 3P M/A FT M/A REB AS ST TO BS RBS PF RF PTS EFF GM
Real Madrid 24:00 50%
4/8
71.4%
5/7
-
0/0
7
6/1
0 2 0 0 1 0 1 23 26 1 »
Away game 24:00 50%
4/8
71.4%
5/7
-
0/0
7
6/1
0 2 0 0 1 0 1 23 26 1 »
Wins 24:00 50%
4/8
71.4%
5/7
-
0/0
7
6/1
0 2 0 0 1 0 1 23 26 1 »
Last 5 games 24:00 50%
4/8
71.4%
5/7
-
0/0
7
6/1
0 2 0 0 1 0 1 23 26 1 »
September 24:00 50%
4/8
71.4%
5/7
-
0/0
7
6/1
0 2 0 0 1 0 1 23 26 1 »
Versus Girona Basquet 24:00 50%
4/8
71.4%
5/7
-
0/0
7
6/1
0 2 0 0 1 0 1 23 26 1 »

Mario  Hezonja
Mario Hezonja
Height: 202 cm
Weight: 91 kg
Born: 1995-02-24, Dubrovnik, Croatia



2022-09-04
A few minutes after Croatia's game against Greece for EuroBasket Group C had finished last Friday afternoon, Mario Hezonja was nowhere to be found. The former NBA forward didn't even pass through the mixed zone.
2022-09-04
The Croatian national team achieved its first victory at EuroBasket 2022 by defeating Great Britain, 86-65. Mario Hezonja, who contributed to a convincing win with a double-double of 13 points and 10 rebounds, spoke about Jaleen Smith's naturalization and FIBA refereeing after the game.
2022-07-30
Croatian basketball coach Zan Tabak will lead the Polish first-division team Trefl Sopot next season, but he will remain tied to Real Madrid, where he played between 2001 and 2002 and served as an assistant twice (2006-09, 2013-15). Until now, Tabak has lived in Madrid and runs a basketball school with his wife there.
2022-07-21
Real Madrid announced to have reached an agreement with forward Mario Hezonja for the next two seasons. In 2021 the Croatian player made his return to Europe, signing with Panathinaikos OPAP Athens. This past season, the 27-year-old averaged 14.2 points, 6.1 rebounds, 1.8 assists, and 14.2 PIR over 25 EuroLeague games for UNICS Kazan.
2022-07-10

"When do we play against San Marino?"; Shame on you!"; "Congratulations, Dino [Radja], great job." It's several examples of messages Croatian fans flooded the official Federation channels with after yet another debacle on the international basketball stage.

2022-06-07

Ivica Zubac, Mario Hezonja, and Bojan Bogdanovic are included in the provisional Croatian national team roster before the upcoming FIBA World Cup qualifiers window.

Croatian Basketball Federation announced a 26-man roster, which also includes Roko Prkacin, Ante Toni Zizic, Dragan Bender, Sven Smajlagic, and others.

2022-05-30

Real Madrid and Mario Hezonja have come to a final agreement. The intense rumor that had developed in the previous period about the EuroLeague finalists targeting the Croatian forward is close to being officialized. 

2022-05-24

Real Madrid have reached an agreement with Mario Hezonja, according to Marca.

2022-05-02
Real Madrid have Mario Hezonja as one of the main targets to bolster the roster, according to Marca. BasketNews sources confirm Real's showing interest in Hezonja. Mario Hezonja was linked with the Royal club a year ago but then their paths did not cross, via the report. This season, the 27-year-old Croatian averaged 14.2 points, 6.1 rebounds, 1.8 assists, and 14.2 PIR over 25 Turkish Airlines ...
2022-04-13
Croatian swingman Mario Hezonja left the NBA during the 2020-2021 season after being waived by the Memphis Grizzlies. According to a recent interview he gave to a Russian outlet, he doesn't plan to return to the NBA anytime soon. "No, I'm not going to return to the NBA", Hezonja stated. "There was a lot I didn't like there, I didn't get the respect that I deserved". The Croatian player, who ...
2022-01-26
VTB United League announced the Russian Stars and World Stars lineups for the 2022 All-Star Game, which will take place on February 20 at VTB Arena in Moscow. The lineups were selected by gathered votes' results of fans and 25 media outlets. The League has 2 more wild cards for each team. The final lineups of the teams will be announced soon. Russian Stars: Ivan Strebkov (Nizhny Novgorod), Dmitry ...
2022-01-19
One of the brightest VTB United League's stars will headline the main All-Star game events in Moscow. Mario Hezonja will participate in this year's United League's 3-point and dunk contests, sources say BasketNews. The VTB United League officially confirmed the report. Hezonja averages 17.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, and 3.0 assists this season. He's 4th in efficiency (19.2) and 6th in points among all ...
2021-12-30
Reaching the EuroLeague via EuroCup is a tricky business. Most of the time, it is the same old story: Those successful clubs suddenly find themselves in dire hardship to keep the balance between the budgetary limitations and retaining all those good players that caught interest from the other teams. Tough days are awaiting because most of the time, you need to start from scratch in a higher level ...
2021-12-07
Mario Hezonja is one of the most-exciting players European basketball has ever produced and the UNICS Kazan swingman shares freely about his development, his career and his thoughts on basketball on both sides of the Atlantic in the second podcast of the season on The Crossover with Joe Arlauckas.A native of Dubrovnik, a seaside town in the south of Croatia, Hezonja’s talent was evident from ...
2021-11-15
BasketNews’ Donatas Urbonas & Rytis Vysniauskas discuss Mario Hezonja’s return to Athens, the most exciting things from the first Crvena Zvezda and Partizan derby game, a coaching change in Baskonia, and top EuroLeague teams facing issues. Topics: Intro, Vysniauskas comeback, Urbonas mystery (00:00): Did Hezonja deserve to be booed at OAKA (6:22); Timma, Lambo and OJ Mayo (18:07); ...
2021-11-12
Mario Hezonja made his return to Athens, which was bittersweet. His new team, UNICS Kazan, won the game 74-72 thanks to Lorenzo Brown’s game-winner, but the Croatian star was met by the boos of Panathinaikos OPAP Athens fans. “Everything went wrong today,” Hezonja said to NOVA’s broadcast. “I’m glad we won. There were many ups and downs. We were focused until ...
2021-11-01
UNICS Kazan improved to 4-1 in the VTB regular season after downing Parma Perm on the road 73-66 (20-21, 17-12, 19-24, 17-9). The game was decided in the fourth quarter when UNICS - led by Mario Hezonja and John Brown on offense- locked down Parma for good, allowing the hosts to score only three points (from the free-throw line) in the last five minutes. Hezonja scored 27 points overall, his best ...
2021-10-08
UNICS Kazan (2-0) hosted AS Monaco (0-2) in a rematch of last season's Eurocup final. However, the first victory in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague for the Russian club will to wait. In a duel, which required overtime, UNICS lost 80-88 (15-18, 20-21, 23-11, 16-24, 6-14). During the overtime, the game remained extremely close. But with just under two minutes left on the clock, Monaco gave a strong ...
2021-10-06
Last week's Turkish Airlines EuroLeague tip-off also marked the start of BasketNews Fantasy. After Round 1, participants of the Classic mode can make up to three roster moves. BasketNews writer Jonas Leksas will make his recommendations regarding players that are worth looking into. The list of players is compiled according to their price and potential return, shape at this point of the season, ...
2021-09-19
UNICS Kazan finished a pre-season stage with a convincing victory over Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar 84-70 (21-22, 20-22, 21-16, 22-10), securing third place in the VTB United League SuperCup. Both teams started out strong, but neither gained a tangible advantage. However, Lokomotiv finished the quarter better and gained a minimal lead (22-21). McCollum shone brightly in the first 10 minutes, scoring ...
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