Marko Tomas

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Marko Tomas
Marko Tomas 2010.jpg
Tomas playing for Cibona in 2010
Igokea
PositionShooting guard / Small forward
LeagueABA League
Personal information
Born (1985-01-03) January 3, 1985 (age 34)
Koprivnica, SR Croatia,
SFR Yugoslavia
NationalityCroatian
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
NBA draft2007 / Undrafted
Playing career2001–present
Career history
2001–2005Zagreb
2005–2007Real Madrid
2007–2008Fuenlabrada
2008–2009Real Madrid
2009–2010Cibona
2010–2012Fenerbahçe
2012–2015Cedevita
2015–2016TED Ankara Kolejliler
2016–2017Cedevita
2017–2018Cibona
2018Zabok
2018–2019Gaziantep
2019–presentIgokea
Career highlights and awards

Marko Tomas (born 3 January 1985) is a Croatian professional basketball player who plays for Igokea of the ABA League. He also represented the Croatian national basketball team internationally. Standing at 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m), he plays the shooting guard and small forward positions.

Professional career[edit]

In 2007, Tomas won the Spanish League and ULEB Cup championships with Real Madrid. He was then sent to Fuenlabrada on loan to gain experience in the 2007–08 season.[1] On September 18, 2009, he was waived by Real.[2]

On September 20, 2009, he signed a one-year deal with Cibona.[3]

On June 23, 2010, he signed a two-year deal with Fenerbahçe Ülker.[4]

On August 7, 2012, Tomas signed a one-year contract with the Croatian team Cedevita.[5][6] On July 24, 2013, he re-signed with Cedevita for two more seasons.[7]

On July 30, 2015, he signed with Turkish club TED Ankara Kolejliler for the 2015–16 BSL season.[8]

On October 29, 2016, Tomas returned to Cedevita for the rest of the 2016–17 season.[9].

On October 3, 2017, he signed an open contract with his former club Cibona.[10]

In October 2018 he joined another Croatian club: this time the less ambitious Zabok that was coached by his brother Ivan.[11] After playing just two games for Zabok he moved to Gaziantep of the Turkish Super League.[12]

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
2005–06 Real Madrid 15 6 23.4 .413 .410 .833 2.1 1.8 .9 .0 6.5 5.2
2008–09 17 3 13.3 .439 .313 .846 1.7 .6 .6 .1 5.3 5.2
2009–10 Cibona 16 16 34.2 .389 .330 .809 3.1 1.9 1.1 .3 16.4 14.3
2010–11 Fenerbahçe 15 14 22.7 .402 .418 .676 3.1 1.3 .7 .0 8.5 6.7
2011–12 6 3 16.4 .280 .286 .750 1.7 .3 .8 .0 3.5 1.0
2012–13 Cedevita 4 0 15.8 .250 .222 .778 2.0 .3 .3 .0 4.3 1.8
2014–15 1 0 25.3 .222 .200 .000 4.0 .0 1.0 .0 5.0 3.0
Career 74 42 22.3 .389 .350 .790 2.4 1.2 .8 .1 8.5 7.0
Marko Tomas (2010.)

Croatian national team[edit]

Tomas won the gold medal with the junior Croatian national basketball team at the European Junior Championship in 2002. He debuted for the senior Croatian national basketball team at the EuroBasket 2005. The most recently, he represented Croatia at the EuroBasket 2015,[13] where they were eliminated in the eighth finals by Czech Republic.[14]

Personal life[edit]

Marko's older brother Ivan (born 1981) and younger brother Luka (born 1999) are both professionally tied to basketball. Ivan is a coach and former player while Luka is a player.[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Marko Tomas jugará cedido en el Fuenlabrada". Elmundo.es (in Spanish). 14 August 2007. Retrieved 30 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Real Madrid waives Marko Tomas". Sportando.com. 18 September 2009. Retrieved 30 July 2015.
  3. ^ "Cibona brings aboard swingman Tomas". Euroleague.net. 20 September 2009. Retrieved 30 July 2015.
  4. ^ "Fenerbahce Ulker tabs Marko Tomas". Euroleague.net. 23 June 2010. Retrieved 30 July 2015.
  5. ^ "Cedevita Zagreb tabs Marko Tomas". Sportando. Retrieved 10 September 2012.
  6. ^ "Cedevita Zagreb brings in veteran Tomas". Euroleague.net. 8 August 2012. Retrieved 30 July 2015.
  7. ^ "Cedevita keep Marko Tomas for two more seasons". Sportando.com. 24 July 2013. Retrieved 30 July 2015.
  8. ^ "Tomas from Cedevita to Turkey". Abaliga.com. 30 July 2015. Archived from the original on 4 August 2015. Retrieved 30 July 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  9. ^ "Marko Tomas returns to Cedevita". aba-liga.com. 29 October 2016. Retrieved 30 October 2016.
  10. ^ "Marko Tomas ponovno u dresu Cibone". sportnet.rtl.hr (in Croatian). October 3, 2017. Retrieved October 3, 2017.
  11. ^ "Brat je doveo veliko pojačanje: Marko Tomas igrač KK Zaboka". 24sata.hr (in Croatian). October 1, 2018. Retrieved October 4, 2018.
  12. ^ "Marko Tomas ima novi klub". germanijak.hr (in Croatian). October 15, 2018. Retrieved October 4, 2018.
  13. ^ "CROATIA UNVEIL AMBITIOUS EUROBASKET SQUAD". eurobasket2015.org. 4 September 2015. Retrieved 13 September 2015.
  14. ^ "CZECHS MAKE FIRST QUARTER-FINAL TRIP". .eurobasket2015.org. 13 September 2015. Retrieved 13 September 2015.
  15. ^ "Dinastija Tomas: Marko igra, Ivan je trener, a Luka je nada" [The Tomas dynasty: Marko plays, Ivan is a coach and Luka is a prospect!]. vecernji.hr (in Croatian). January 1, 2017. Retrieved October 4, 2018.

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