Nikola Lončar

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Nikola Lončar
Personal information
Born (1972-05-31) May 31, 1972 (age 43)
Kragujevac, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Serbian / Spanish
Listed height 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in)
Listed weight 98 kg (216 lb)
Career information
NBA draft 1994 / Undrafted
Pro career 1989–2006
Position Shooting guard
Career history
1989–1995 KK Partizan
1995–1996 Real Madrid
1996–1997 Cagiva Varese
1997–1998 PSG Racing
1998 Maccabi Tel Aviv
1998–1999 Joventut Badalona
2000 Zucchetti Montecatini
2001–2002 CB Breogán
2002–2005 Estudiantes
2005–2006 KK Partizan
2006 Armani Jeans Milano

Nikola Lončar (Cyrillic: Никола Лончар; born May 31, 1972) is a retired Serbian basketball player. He also holds Spanish citizenship.

Professional career[edit]

Lončar started his career at Partizan, making his professional debut in 1989. With Partizan, he won the Euroleague in 1992. Lončar also played for Real Madrid, Cagiva Varese, PSG Racing, Maccabi Tel Aviv, Joventut Badalona, Zucchetti Montecatini, Breogán, Estudiantes and Armani Jeans Milano.

Yugoslav national team[edit]

Lončar was a member of the Yugoslav national team at four major tournaments during the 1990s. He took silver medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States, gold medal at the 1998 FIBA World Championship in Greece, and two FIBA European Championship medals (gold in 1997 and bronze in 1999).

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