Jaka Lakovič

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Jaka Lakovič
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Lakovič with Galatasaray.
Sidigas Avellino
Position Point guard
League Lega Basket Serie A
Personal information
Born (1978-07-09) July 9, 1978 (age 36)
Ljubljana, SR Slovenia, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Slovenian
Listed height 6 ft 1.25 in (1.86 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
Pro playing career 1996–present
Career history
1996–2001 Geoplin Slovan
2001–2002 Krka Novo Mesto
2002–2006 Panathinaikos Athens
2006–2011 FC Barcelona
2011–2013 Galatasaray
2013–present Sidigas Avellino
Career highlights and awards

Jaka Lakovič (born July 9, 1978) is a Slovenian professional basketball player for Sidigas Avellino of the Italian League. He is a 186 cm tall point guard bornin Ljubljana, SR Slovenia, SFR Yugoslavia.

Professional career[edit]

In his pro career Lakovič played with the following clubs: Geoplin Slovan and Krka Novo Mesto of the Slovenian League, Panathinaikos Athens of the Greek League, FC Barcelona of the Spanish League, Galatasaray of the Turkish League, and Avellino of the Italian League.

His brilliant performances during the 2004-05 Euroleague season, wearing the Panathinaikos jersey, earned him an All-Euroleague Second Team selection, as he reached the Euroleague Final Four. In 2005, he was also named the MVP of the Greek Cup and the Greek League MVP. He won the Euroleague championship in 2010, while a member of FC Barcelona.

In July 2011, he signed a two-year contract with Galatasaray.[1][2] In January 2013, he signed with Sidigas Avellino till the end of the season.[3]

Slovenian national team[edit]

Lakovič competed for the senior men's Slovenian national team at the 2006 FIBA World Championship, the 2010 FIBA World Championship, and also at 6 straight FIBA EuroBaskets, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, and 2011.

Euroleague career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high
Denotes seasons in which Lakovič's team won the Euroleague
Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2001–02 Krka 14 13 32.5 .491 .436 .890 2.1 3.8 2.0 .0 20.9 22.4
2002–03 Panathinaikos 19 6 23.7 .504 .500 .891 1.8 2.6 .5 .0 9.4 9.3
2003–04 Panathinaikos 20 15 29.2 .448 .358 .846 2.1 2.4 1.3 .1 13.3 14.3
2004–05 Panathinaikos 25 19 31.5 .445 .353 .839 2.1 2.8 1.4 .0 15.1 15.7
2005–06 Panathinaikos 22 21 31.0 .400 .370 .838 1.4 2.5 1.1 .1 14.4 13.7
2006–07 Barcelona 23 19 24.7 .429 .398 .768 1.7 3.5 .9 .0 10.3 11.0
2007–08 Barcelona 23 20 25.4 .388 .358 .807 2.2 3.0 1.0 .0 12.2 12.5
2008–09 Barcelona 18 11 22.6 .435 .413 .881 1.3 2.9 .8 .0 9.9 10.3
2009–10 Barcelona 19 0 13.5 .416 .439 .879 .8 1.3 .5 .0 6.2 5.9
2010–11 Barcelona 19 3 24.7 .426 .365 .643 .5 1.9 .2 .1 6.4 5.6
2011–12 Galatasaray 16 8 26.2 .396 .361 .818 1.9 2.7 .3 .1 9.7 10.0
Career 218 135 25.2 .433 .386 .836 1.6 2.7 .9 .0 11.6 11.8

Honors[edit]

Panathinaikos[edit]

FC Barcelona[edit]

Slovenian national team[edit]

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]