Rising Croatian Basketball Star to Enter 2015 NBA Draft
- by croatiaweek
- in Sport
Rising Croatian basketballer Mario Hezonja (20), who currently plays FC Barcelona in the ACB League in Spain, will enter this year’s NBA Draft…
“Barcelona SG Mario Hezonja will enter the draft, according to his agency,” Jonathan Givony of DraftExpress.com said. The 6ft-8in wing, whose 3-year contract with Barcelona is up at the summer, is a potential top 10 pick in the Daft.
Hezonja was named Most Valuable Player of the 2011 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship, after leading his team with a double-double in the final, 21 points, 10 rebounds and 3 steals. He was part of the senior Croatian national basketball team at the 2014 FIBA World Cup.
The NBA Draft will take place in New York on 25 June.
(photo / sportski.net)