Vlatko
Cancar
Position: SF
Height/Weight: 6'8" / 209 lbs
School/Club: KK Mega Leks (Serbia)
Status: Int'l Draft Eligible
Birthday: April 10, 1997

 

Career Highlights: Over six FIBA events representing Slovenia, holds career averages of 8.9 points and 5.0 rebounds. Produced career-highs of 13.6 points and 7.1 rebounds in the 2016 U20 Euros.

2016-17 Season
Joined Serbia’s Mega Leks, a club known for developing young talent, after spending his entire career in his native Slovenia. In the ABA, a top regional league in Europe, averaged 8.2 points, 2.9 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.0 steals in 21 games. Shot 46.7 overall and 40.7 percent (22-54) from three. In 14 contests in the Champions League, an international club competition by FIBA, produced 7.5 points, 4.1 boards, and 2.4 assists for Mega Leks. Shot 45.7 overall and 26.3 percent (10-38) from three. In Serbian League play, as of May 12, posted 4.6 points in 19.0 minutes over six KLS games while Mega Leks was still competing in the second stage.

Strengths: A 6-foot-8 small forward with a quick release and solid ball skills. Projects as a floor-spacer in the NBA game. Lacks explosiveness but once he gets a full head of steam, he is a smooth athlete in the open court and on the drive.


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