|Position||Power forward / Center|
May 14, 1983 |
Ljubljana, SR Slovenia, SFR Yugoslavia
|Listed height||6 ft 10.75 in (2.10 m)|
|Listed weight||255 lb (116 kg)|
|High school||Bežigrad (Ljubljana, Slovenia)|
|NBA draft||2005 / Round: 2 / Pick: 58th overall|
|Selected by the Toronto Raptors|
|Career highlights and awards|
After playing two seasons in the Slovenian basketball league, Slokar moved to Italy's Serie A in 2003, where he represented Benetton Treviso and Pallalcesto Amatori Udine. Upon his 2005 NBA Draft selection by the Toronto Raptors (58th overall), he remained a further season in Europe. His NBA season input consisted of 20 games, whose outcomes were often decided, as the Raptors won a first ever Atlantic Division title.
On August 16, 2007, Slokar signed a one-year deal with Triumph Lyubertsy, formerly known as Dynamo Moscow Region, which plays in the Russian Super League and the European Eurocup. After one season in Russia, he returned to Italy and signed with Fortitudo Bologna for the next two years.
In August 2011, he signed with Lottomatica Roma. One year later, in July 2012, he came back to Spain to play with CB Gran Canaria. On October 31, 2013, he signed a six-week contract with Alba Berlin.
On December 16, 2013, he signed a two-month deal with CB Estudiantes. On February 18, 2014, he was re-signed for the rest of the season. On October 29, 2014, he again re-signed with Estudiantes.
Slovenian national team
Internationally, Slokar has played with Slovenia at the 1999 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship, the 2000 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship, the 2002 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship, the 2005 FIBA European Championship, the 2007 FIBA European Championship, the 2009 FIBA European Championship, the 2011 FIBA European Championship, the 2013 FIBA European Championship, the 2015 FIBA European Championship, the FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Men 2008, the 2006 FIBA World Championship, the 2010 FIBA World Championship and the 2014 FIBA World Championship.
Awards and achievements
- Slovenian League Rookie of the Year: 2002
- 2 Italian Cup Championships: 2004, 2010
- 2 Italian League Championships: 2006, 2010
- Slovenian Supercup Championship: 2009
- Assignia Manresa lands Uros Slokar
- Virtus Roma officially announces Clay Tucker and Uros Slokar
- Uros Slokar, versatilidad y anotación para el Gran Canaria 2014 ACB.com
- "ALBA BERLIN adds Slokar on short-term deal". Eurocupbasketball.com. Retrieved 7 November 2013.
- "El internacional esloveno Uros Slokar refuerza la pintura de Tuenti Móvil Estudiantes". Clubestudiantes.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 16 December 2013.
- "Estudiantes announced Uros Slokar". Sportando.net. Retrieved 16 December 2013.
- Estudiantes keep Uros Slokar for the season
- Estudiantes lands Uros Slokar
- Sevilla officially signs Uros Slokar
- "Anderson y Slokar no continuarán en el Baloncesto Sevilla" (in Spanish). ACB.com. 19 January 2016. Retrieved 20 January 2016.
- "Firmato Uros Slokar" (in Italian). juvecaserta.it. 29 February 2016. Retrieved 29 February 2016.
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