Lončar in 2014
|No. 11 – s.Oliver Würzburg|
|Position||Power forward / Center|
February 12, 1983 |
Split, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
|Listed height||6 ft 10.75 in (2.10 m)|
|Listed weight||251 lb (114 kg)|
|NBA draft||2005 / Undrafted|
|2000–2002||DJK s.Oliver Würzburg|
|Career highlights and awards|
Krešimir Lončar (born February 12, 1983) is a Croatian professional basketball player for s.Oliver Würzburg of the Basketball Bundesliga. Standing at 2.10 m (6 ft 10 1⁄2 in), he plays both the power forward and center positions.
In July 2008, Lončar signed a two-year contract with UNICS Kazan. With UNICS he won the Russian Cup in 2009 and was also named the MVP. UNICS Kazan ended up third in the 2009–10 Russian Superleague season.
In June 2010, he signed a two-year-deal with BC Khimki. In his first season with BC Khimki he was selected to play the All Star Game 2011. In April 2011, BC Khimki won the championship of VTB United League and Krešimir was voted the best power forward of the tournament. In June 2012, he extended his contract with Khimki for two more seasons.
Croatian national team
Both at the Olympics and the Eurobasket Croatia ended up sixth. Therefore they are directly qualified for the 2010 FIBA World Championship in Turkey where Lončar was also part of the Croatian national team.
Lončar descrives himself as a player.
Lončar explains how he decided to join Valencia.
- "Unics inks center Kresimir Loncar". Eurocupbasketball.com. 27 July 2008. Retrieved 16 June 2015.
- "Unics beat Dynamo for Russian Cup trophy". Sportando.com. 22 February 2009. Retrieved 16 June 2015.
- "Kresimir Loncar and Alexey Savrasenko are BC Khimki players". bckhimki.ru. 12 July 2010. Retrieved 16 June 2015.
- "Four BC Khimki players will take part in All-Star BEKO PBL Game". bckhimki.ru. 22 March 2011. Retrieved 16 June 2015.
- ""Khimki" – is the Champion of VTB United League!". vtb-league.com. 24 April 2011. Retrieved 16 June 2015.
- "Khimki extends Monya, Loncar and Planinic". Sportando.com. 1 June 2012. Retrieved 16 June 2015.
- "Valencia adds veteran big man Loncar". Euroleague.net. 2 July 2014. Retrieved 16 June 2015.
- "Valencia parts ways with Kresimir Loncar and Pablo Aguilar". Sportando.com. 16 June 2015. Retrieved 16 June 2015.
- "Kroatischer Big Man Kresimir Loncar komplettiert ALBA-Kader". albaberlin.de (in German). 1 October 2015. Retrieved 1 October 2015.
- "Nach 14 Jahren: Kresimir Loncar kommt nach Hause". soliver-baskets.de (in German). 29 June 2016. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
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