Ivan Maraš

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Ivan Maraš
No. 11 – Cholet Basket
Position Power forward / Center
League LNB Pro A
Personal information
Born (1986-04-20) April 20, 1986 (age 31)
Titograd, SR Montenegro,
SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Montenegrin
Listed height 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in)
Listed weight 102 kg (225 lb)
Career information
NBA draft 2008 / Undrafted
Playing career 2003–present
Career history
2003–2010 Budućnost Podgorica
2010 Metalac Valjevo
2010–2011 Hemofarm
2011–2012 Dexia Mons-Hainaut
2012–2013 ETHA Engomis
2013 Ilysiakos
2013–2014 Al Manama
2014–2016 Tsmoki-Minsk
2016 Sanat Naft Abadan
2017 Doxa Lefkadas
2017–present Cholet
Career highlights and awards

Ivan Maraš (born April 20, 1986) is a Montenegrin professional basketball player for Cholet of the LNB Pro A. He is a 2.08 m tall power forward.

Professional career[edit]

Maraš started playing basketball for Budućnost Podgorica of the Montenegrin League from 2003, until 2010.[1] With Budućnost, he won 3 Montenegrin championships and 3 Montenegrin cups. Before the end of the 2009-10 season, he also signed with Metalac Valjevo.[2]

Then, Maraš joined Hemofarm, signind a two-year contract with the club.[3] On March 3, 2012, he left Hemofarm and joined the Belgian club Dexia Mons-Hainaut until the end of the season. At the end of the season, he renewed his contract with the club for another season.

On 2012, he signed a contract with the Cypriot team ETHA Engomis. During his season with the club, Maraš won the Cypriot Cup with ETHA and was also the MVP of the tournament. After his great performances with ETHA, Maraš joined Ilysiakos of the Greek Basket League for the rest of the season.[4]

On September 5, 2013, Maraš signed a contract for the upcoming season with the Bahraini team Al Manama.[5] With Al Manama, he won the Bahraini League. For the following two seasons, he played for Tsmoki-Minsk of the Belarus League. During his two year spell with Tsmoki-Minsk, Maraš also played 3 games for Al Qadsia in Kuwait. With Tsmoki-Minsk, Maraš won 2 Belarusian championships and 2 Belarusian cups.

On October 6, 2016, he signed a one-year contract with the Iranian team Sanat Naft Abadan.[6] On February 6, 2017, he signed with Doxa Lefkadas until the end of the season, replacing Melsahn Basabe on the teams squad.[7] On April 20, 2017, he signed with Cholet of the LNB Pro A for the rest of the season.[8]


  1. ^ "Ivan Maras joins Buducnost". Sportando.com. 26 November 2009. Retrieved 14 March 2017. 
  2. ^ "Metalac inks Ivan Maras". mlbb.d11.gr. 7 April 2010. Retrieved 17 March 2017. 
  3. ^ "Hemofarm inks big man Maras". euroleague.net. 6 July 2010. Retrieved 17 March 2017. 
  4. ^ "Ivan Maras heads to Ilysiakos". court-side.com. Retrieved 17 March 2017. 
  5. ^ "Ivan Maras now playing for Al Manama". court-side.com. Retrieved 14 March 2013. 
  6. ^ "Naft Abadan inks Ivan Maras". asia-basket.com. Retrieved 14 March 2017. 
  7. ^ "Ivan Maras joins Doxa Lefkadas". Sportando.com. 6 February 2017. Retrieved 14 March 2017. 
  8. ^ "Ivan Maras inks with Cholet". Sportando.com. 20 April 2017. Retrieved 20 April 2017. 

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