Luboš Bartoň

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Luboš Bartoň
Bartoň with FC Barcelona
Personal information
Born (1980-04-07) April 7, 1980 (age 37)
Česká Lípa, Czechoslovakia
Nationality Czech
Listed height 6 ft 7.5 in (2.02 m)
Listed weight 230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
College Valparaiso (1998–2002)
NBA draft 2002 / Undrafted
Playing career 1996–2016
Position Small forward
Career history
1996–1998 SCE Děčín
2002–2003 Fortitudo Bologna
2003–2005 Virtus Roma
2005–2008 Joventut Badalona
2008–2010 FC Barcelona
2010–2012 Baloncesto Fuenlabrada
2012 Joventut Badalona
2012–2013 USK Praha
2013 Phantoms Braunschweig
2013 BK Děčín
2013–2014 Valencia BC
2014–2015 ČEZ Basketball Nymburk
2015–2016 FC Barcelona B
Career highlights and awards

Luboš Bartoň (born April 7, 1980) is a Czech retired professional basketball player. He is a 2.02 m tall small forward who last played for FC Barcelona B of Spain's second division.[1]

College career[edit]

Bartoň played college basketball at Valparaiso University with the Valparaiso Crusaders from 1998-02.

Pro career[edit]

Bartoň grew up with the SCE Decin youth team. He made his pro debut with SCE Decin during the 1996-97 season. He moved to Italy for the 2002-03 season, signed by Fortitudo Bologna. Then he was signed for the 2003-04 season by Virtus Roma.

He moved to Spain for the 2005-06 season, signed by Joventut Badalona. After three seasons with Badalona, he moved to FC Barcelona in 2008. In August 2010 he then moved to Baloncesto Fuenlabrada, signing a two-year deal.[2]

On 3 October 2016, Bartoň retired from professional basketball and decided to start a new career as coach.[3]

Czech Republic national team[edit]

Bartoň has been a member of both the junior and senior Czech Republic national basketball teams. At the EuroBasket 1999, he was the 2nd best scorer of the tournament, averaging 18.7 points per game.

Awards and achievements[edit]

  • Played at the 1998 Czech All Star Game
  • Named the 1998-99 MCC Newcomer of the Year
  • Named to the 2000-01 All-MCC 2nd Team
  • Named the 2001-02 MCC Player of the Year
  • Named to the 2001-02 All-MCC 1st Team
  • Won the 2006 FIBA EuroCup with Joventut Badalona


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