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Mario Hezonja: It’s On My Back to Return Croatian Basketball to Glory

By CroatianSports.com

CroatianSports.com caught up with 21 year-old Croatian national basketball player and Orlando Magic shooting guard Mario Hezonja Tuesday night in Los Angeles. The Lakers defeated the Magic 107-98 with Hezonja scoring six points in 16 minutes of play.

The 2015 overall #5 pick discussed the current state of Croatian basketball, his rookie season in the NBA and Croatia’s chances at qualifying for the 2016 summer Olympics.

Hezonja stated that he is not happy with recent Croatian results and that it is “on his back” to return Croatian basketball to glory.

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