Mario Hezonja

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Birthday
25, 1995
Birthplace
Croatia
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
25, 1995 (age 24)
Birthplace
Croatia

About

Croatian shooting guard and small forward who won the Spanish ACB League title with FC Barcelona Basquet in 2014. He was selected fifth overall in the 2015 NBA Draft by the Orlando Magic.

Before Fame

He began playing basketball for Dubrovnik at age 13. He later signed with the Croatian team Zagreb, with whom he won the Euroleague Basketball Nike International Junior Tournament.

Trivia

He received the prestigious Sportske Novosti Award for Fair Play in 2011. He was also named the Most Valuable Player of the 2011 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship and he won the LEB Oro Rising Star award in 2013.

Family Life

He was born in Dubrovnik, Croatia.

Associated With

He was teammates with fellow first-round NBA pick Dario Saric on Zagreb.