Stanko Barać

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Stanko Barać
Barać with Anadolu Efes
Personal information
Born (1986-08-13) August 13, 1986 (age 31)
Mostar, SR Bosnia-Herzegovina, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Croatian
Listed height 7 ft 1.25 in (2.17 m)
Listed weight 279 lb (127 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2007 / Round: 2 / Pick: 39th overall
Selected by the Miami Heat
Playing career 2005–2016
Position Center
Career history
2005–2007 Široki Prima pivo
2007–2011 Saski Baskonia
2007–2008 Pamesa Valencia
2011–2014 Anadolu Efes
2015 Cedevita
2015–2016 EA7 Emporio Armani Milano
Career highlights and awards

Stanko Barać (born August 13, 1986) is a Croatian professional basketball player who last played for EA7 Emporio Armani Milano of the Italian Lega Basket Serie A.

Professional career[edit]

Early years[edit]

Barać was born in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina and he started his basketball career with the team Široki Prima pivo, from Široki Brijeg, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

He was selected by the Miami Heat as the 39th overall pick in the 2007 NBA Draft and was traded to the Indiana Pacers.[1] In July 2016 they passed their rights to the Dallas Mavericks.[2][3]

Spanish League[edit]

Barać remained in Europe, signing a five-year contract with Saski Baskonia, then known as TAU Cerámica, in August 2007.[4] In the October of that year, just before the start of the European season, Saski Baskonia loaned him out to another ACB team, Pamesa Valencia for the 2007–08 season.[5] He returned to Saski Baskonia the following season, and In November 2010, he signed a three-year contract extension that will keep him in Vitoria-Gasteiz through 2015.[6]

Anadolu Efes[edit]

On July 6, 2011, he signed a three-year contract with Anadolu Efes of the Turkish Basketball League.[7]

Cedevita Zagreb[edit]

On January 5, 2015, he signed a contract with the Croatian club Cedevita for the rest of the season.[8] With Cedevita, he won the Croatian League and Cup.

EA7 Emporio Armani Milano[edit]

On August 28, 2015, he signed with EA7 Emporio Armani Milano of the Italian Lega Basket Serie A.[9]

Croatian national team[edit]

He also plays for the Croatian national team.


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