Uroš Slokar ( Chinese: 乌家) ( Slovene pronunciation: ; born May 14, 1983) is a Slovenian professional [ˈurɔʃ ˈslokar] basketball player who currently plays for Estudiantes of the Liga ACB.
Pro career [ edit ]
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.
For the 2009-10 season he returned to Slovenia, where he played for
Union Olimpija. He later left the club for Montepaschi Siena.
In October 2010 he signed with the
Spanish League club Assignia Manresa. [1 ]
In August 2011, he signed with
Lottomatica Roma. One year later, in July 2012, he came back to Spain to play with [2 ] CB Gran Canaria. On October 31, 2013, he signed a six-week contract with [3 ] Alba Berlin. [4 ]
On December 16, 2013, he signed a two-month deal with
CB Estudiantes. [5 ] On February 18, 2014, he was re-signed for the rest of the season. [6 ] On October 29, 2014, he again re-signed with Estudiantes. [7 ] [8 ]
Slovenian national team [ edit ]
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 FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Men 2008, the 2006 FIBA World Championship and the 2010 FIBA World Championship.
Awards and achievements [ edit ]
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