Jaka Klobučar

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Jaka Klobučar
Jaka Klobučar (team Slovenia).jpg
Klobučar in 2015
Élan Chalon
PositionShooting guard
LeagueLNB Pro A
Personal information
Born (1987-08-19) August 19, 1987 (age 32)
Novo Mesto, SR Slovenia, SFR Yugoslavia
NationalitySlovenian
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
NBA draft2009 / Undrafted
Playing career2003–present
Career history
2003–2005Krka
2005–2008Geoplin Slovan
2008–2010Union Olimpija
2010–2011Partizan
2011Union Olimpija
2011Krka
2011–2012Ostuni Basket
2012–2014Krka
2014–2015ratiopharm ulm
2015–2018İstanbul BB
2018–2019Galatasaray
2019–presentÉlan Chalon
Career highlights and awards

Jaka Klobučar (born August 19, 1987) is a Slovenian professional basketball player for Élan Chalon of the LNB Pro A. He also represented the Slovenian national basketball team. Standing at 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in), he plays the point guard, shooting guard and small forward positions.

Professional career[edit]

Klobučar has played with Krka Novo Mesto, Geoplin Slovan, Partizan Belgrade, Union Olimpija, Ostuni Basket and ratiopharm ulm.

On 4 September 2015, he signed for İstanbul BB.

On August 7, 2018, he has signed with Galatasaray of the Turkish Basketbol Süper Ligi (BSL).[1]

On November 3, 2019, he has signed with Élan Chalon of the LNB Pro A. [2]

National team career[edit]

Klobučar competed for the senior Slovenian national basketball team at the 2007 FIBA European Championship, Olympic Qualifying Tournament 2008, 2009 FIBA European Championship, and 2010 FIBA World Championship.

He represented Slovenia at the 2015 EuroBasket where they were eliminated by Latvia in eighth finals.[3][4]

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

Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.

EuroLeague[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2008–09 Union Olimpija 9 4 16.1 .237 .125 .667 2.2 .9 .4 .0 3.8 1.8
2009–10 9 4 11.1 .350 .417 .333 .9 .6 .8 .0 2.3 .6
2010–11 Partizan 16 2 10.4 .313 .194 .625 .8 .7 .4 .0 2.8 .6
Career 34 10 12.5 .292 .220 .605 1.2 .7 .5 .0 3.0 1.0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jaka Klobučar Galatasaray'da" (in Turkish). Galatasaray.org. August 7, 2018. Retrieved November 22, 2019.
  2. ^ "Elan Chalon signs Jaka Klobucar for the season". Sportando. November 21, 2019. Retrieved November 22, 2019.
  3. ^ "SLOVENIA MAKE LAST CUT BEFORE ZAGREB TRIP". September 3, 2015. Retrieved September 12, 2015.
  4. ^ "STRELNIEKS STEERS LATVIA INTO LAST EIGHT". eurobasket2015.org. September 12, 2015. Retrieved September 12, 2015.

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