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Croatia Hrvatska

Croatian basketball federation.jpg

FIBA Ranking T-15th
Joined FIBA 1992
FIBA Zone FIBA Europe
National Federation Croatian Basketball Federation
Coach Josip Vranković
Olympic Games
Appearances 3
Medals Med 2.png 1992
World Championships
Appearances 1
Medals Med 3.png 1994
Eurobasket
Appearances 9
Medals Med 3.png 1993, 1995
Uniforms
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Team colours
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Dark jersey
Team colours
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The Croatian national basketball team represents Croatia at international tournaments. It is organized by the Croatian Basketball Federation.

Contents

World Championships

Olympic Games

European Championships

Mediterranean Games record

Roster

Last updated on August 31, 2009. This was the roster for the EuroBasket 2009.

Croatian National Basketball Team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age - DOB Ht. Club Club nat.
PG 4 Ukić, Roko &0000000000000024.00000024 - December 5, 1984(1984-12-05) 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Milwaukee Bucks United States
G 5 Kus, Davor &0000000000000031.00000031 - July 21, 1978(1978-07-21) 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) Pallacanestro Treviso Italy
G 6 Popović, Marko &0000000000000027.00000027 - June 12, 1982(1982-06-12) 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) UNICS Kazan Russia
F/C 7 Vujčić, Nikola &0000000000000031.00000031 - August 13, 1978(1978-08-13) 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) Olympiacos B.C. Greece
F/C 8 Prkačin, Nikola (C) &0000000000000033.00000033 - November 15, 1975(1975-11-15) 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) KK Zagreb Croatia
SF 9 Rozić, Marin &0000000000000026.00000026 - February 14, 1983(1983-02-14) 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) KK Cibona Croatia
G 10 Planinić, Zoran &0000000000000026.00000026 - September 12, 1982(1982-09-12) 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) PBC CSKA Moscow Russia
G/F 11 Stojić, Mario &0000000000000029.00000029 - May 6, 1980(1980-05-06) 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) CB Lucentum Alicante Spain
F/C 12 Lončar, Krešimir &0000000000000026.00000026 - February 12, 1983(1983-02-12) 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in) UNICS Kazan Russia
PF 13 Banić, Marko &0000000000000025.00000025 - August 31, 1984(1984-08-31) 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) CB Bilbao Berri Spain
F/C 14 Nicević, Sandro &0000000000000033.00000033 - June 16, 1976(1976-06-16) 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) Pallacanestro Treviso Italy
C 15 Kasun, Mario &0000000000000029.00000029 - April 5, 1980(1980-04-05) 2.16 m (7 ft 1 in) Efes Pilsen S.K. Turkey
Head coach
Assistant coach
  • Croatia Dražen Anzulović

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Age field is age on August 31, 2009

(Marko Tomas has withdrawn due to an injury)

Notable players

Players who played for Yugoslavia:

Players who played for both Yugoslavia and Croatia:

Players who played for Croatia:

Earlier history

Because Croatia was part of Yugoslavia until 1991, the Croatian players played for the Yugoslav national basketball team. Notable players from this period included Krešimir Ćosić, Petar Skansi, Željko Jerkov, Andro Knego, Zdravko Radulović. A number of famous players played for the Yugoslav team in the late 80s and for the Croatian team in the 90s.

Past Rosters

1992 Olympic Games: finished 2nd among 12 teams

Dražen Petrović, Toni Kukoč, Dino Rađa, Stojan Vranković, Žan Tabak, Arijan Komazec, Velimir Perasović, Danko Cvjetičanin, Franjo Arapović, Aramis Naglić, Vladan Alanović, Alan Gregov (Coach: Petar Skansi)

1993 EuroBasket: finished 3rd among 16 teams

Dino Rađa, Stojan Vranković, Žan Tabak, Arijan Komazec, Velimir Perasović, Danko Cvjetičanin, Franjo Arapović, Vladan Alanović, Emilio Kovačić, Veljko Mršić, Ivica Žurić, Alan Gregov (Coach: Mirko Novosel)

1994 World Championship: finished 3rd among 16 teams

Toni Kukoč, Dino Rađa, Stojan Vranković, Arijan Komazec, Danko Cvjetičanin, Veljko Mršić, Vladan Alanović, Davor Pejčinović, Josip Vranković, Alan Gregov, Ivica Žurić, Miro Jurić (Coach: Giuseppe Gjergja)

1995 EuroBasket: finished 3rd among 14 teams

Toni Kukoč, Dino Rađa, Stojan Vranković, Arijan Komazec, Velimir Perasović, Vladan Alanović, Veljko Mršić, Ivica Žurić, Alan Gregov, Davor Pejčinović, Josip Vranković, Ivica Marić (Coach: Aleksandar Petrović)

1996 Olympic Games: finished 7th among 12 teams

Toni Kukoč, Dino Rađa, Arijan Komazec, Stojan Vranković, Žan Tabak, Velimir Perasović, Slaven Rimac, Damir Mulaomerović, Veljko Mršić, Vladan Alanović, Josip Vranković, Davor Marcelić (Coach: Petar Skansi)

1997 EuroBasket: finished 11th among 16 teams

Damir Mulaomerović, Gordan Giriček, Slaven Rimac, Josip Sesar, Nikola Prkačin, Vladan Alanović, Emilio Kovačić, Davor Pejčinović, Ivan Grgat, Davor Marcelić, Siniša Kelečević, Damir Milačić (Coach: Petar Skansi)

1998 World Championship: did not qualify

1999 EuroBasket: finished 9th among 16 teams

Toni Kukoč, Damir Mulaomerović, Gordan Giriček, Nikola Prkačin, Veljko Mršić, Nikola Vujčić, Vladimir Krstić, Gordan Zadravec, Joško Poljak, Jurica Ružić, Ivan Tomeljak, Hrvoje Henjak (Coach: Boško Božić)

2000 Olympic Games: did not qualify

2001 EuroBasket: finished 7th among 16 teams

Damir Mulaomerović, Žan Tabak, Nikola Vujčić, Gordan Giriček, Nikola Prkačin, Josip Sesar, Veljko Mršić, Matej Mamić, Emilio Kovačić, Mate Skelin, Vladimir Krstić, Josip Vranković (Coach: Aleksandar Petrović)

2002 World Championship: did not qualify

2003 EuroBasket: finished 12th among 16 teams

Damir Mulaomerović, Gordan Giriček, Zoran Planinić, Nikola Prkačin, Mate Skelin, Marko Popović, Andrija Žižić, Dalibor Bagarić, Matej Mamić, Sandro Nicević, Marino Baždarić, Hrvoje Perinčić (Coach: Neven Spahija)

2004 Olympic Games: did not qualify

2005 EuroBasket: finished 7th among 16 teams

Nikola Vujčić, Gordan Giriček, Zoran Planinić, Marko Popović, Roko Leni Ukić, Mario Kasun, Nikola Prkačin, Andrija Žižić, Dalibor Bagarić, Matej Mamić, Marko Tomas, Damir Rančić (Coach: Neven Spahija)

2006 World Championship: did not qualify

2007 EuroBasket: finished 6th among 16 teams

Zoran Planinić, Roko Leni Ukić, Marko Popović, Mario Kasun, Nikola Prkačin, Damir Markota, Marko Tomas, Mario Stojić, Davor Kus, Stanko Barać, Marin Rozić, Marko Banić (Coach: Jasmin Repeša)

2008 Olympic Games: finished 6th among 12 teams

Roko Ukić, Davor Kus, Marko Popović, Marin Rozić, Nikola Prkačin, Marko Tomas, Zoran Planinić, Sandro Nicević, Damjan Rudež, Marko Banić, Krešimir Lončar, Stanko Barać (Coach: Jasmin Repeša)

2009 EuroBasket: finished 6th among 16 teams

Roko Ukić, Davor Kus, Marko Popović, Nikola Vujčić, Nikola Prkačin, Marin Rozić, Zoran Planinić, Mario Stojić, Krešimir Lončar, Marko Banić, Sandro Nicević, Mario Kasun (Coach: Jasmin Repeša)

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