Saša Zagorac

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Saša Zagorac
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Krka
Position Forward
League Slovenian League
Personal information
Born (1984-01-01) January 1, 1984 (age 34)
Ljubljana, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Slovenian
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 243 lb (110 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2006 / Undrafted
Playing career 2002–present
Career history
2002–2004 Union Olimpija
2002–2003Birokrat SQL
2004–2005 Superfund Kapfenberg
2005 KK Rogla Atras
2006 Postojnska Jama Postojna
2006–2008 Caja Rural Melilla
2008–2009 Gandía
2009–2010 Alaior Menorcarentals.com Coinga
2011 Shiraz
2011 Banca Tercas Teramo
2011–2012 Knet & Éniac
2012 Aget Service Imola
2013–2014 Grosuplje
2014–2015 Zlatorog Laško
2015–2016 Union Olimpija
2016 Lukoil Academic
2017 Parma Basket
2017–2018 Soproni KC
2018–present Krka
Career highlights and awards

Saša Zagorac (born January 1, 1984) is Slovenian professional basketball player who currently plays for Krka of the Slovenian League. He stands 2.06 m and plays as forward. He is younger brother of Željko Zagorac.[1]

International career[edit]

Zagorac was a member of Slovenia U18, U19, U20 and U21 national team. He played at 2005 FIBA Under-21 World Championship.[2] He represented Slovenia at the 2015 EuroBasket where they were eliminated by Latvia in eighth finals.[3][4] In 2017 he became a champion in European Basketball Championship; with his experiences he played an important role in Slovenian team's mental preparation and scored some crucial points in semi-final's win over Spain. At the moment he is helping Krka to win Slovenian league.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Željko in Saša Zagorac: Od pokvarjenega avta do lepila za protezo". Ekipa24 (in Slovenian). Retrieved 21 May 2015. 
  2. ^ http://archive.fiba.com/pages/eng/fa/p/lid_38135_cp/1/pid/39593/q/zagorac/rpp//_//players.html
  3. ^ "SLOVENIA MAKE LAST CUT BEFORE ZAGREB TRIP". 3 September 2015. Retrieved 12 September 2015. 
  4. ^ "STRELNIEKS STEERS LATVIA INTO LAST EIGHT". eurobasket2015.org. 12 September 2015. Retrieved 12 September 2015. 

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