Full Name:
Mario Stojic
Position:
Guard
College:
N/A
Height:
6-6 (1.98 m)
Weight:
210 (95 kg)
Team:
Benetton Treviso (Italy)
Birthdate:
May 6, 1980
Birthplace:
Mannheim, Germany

Statistics

HIGHLIGHTS
The top shooting guard prospect from Croatia in the 2002 NBA Draft.
Played his first season in Italy in 2001-02 after signing with Benetton Treviso.
Has been a member of the Croatian Junior National Team.
Won the silver medal at the 1998 European Junior Championship.
Won the bronze medal in the 1999 World Junior Championship.
Won a silver medal at the 2001 World Under-22 Championship.
Played in the 2000 Croatian League All-Star Game.

In his first season with Benetton Treviso, a key reserve who averaged 7.2 points in about 17 minutes per game.
Scored season-high 23 points vs. Fillattice Imola.
Shot 39.2 percent from three-point range.

In his final season with KK Zagreb, led the Croatian League in scoring with 22.7 ppg, making 45.9 percent from three-point range and 54.8 percent from two-point range.
Also averaged a career-best 2.7 assists.

In his first season as a full-time starter in 1999-2000, averaged 12.9 points in about 32 minutes per game.
Improved his free throw shooting (76.2%) and three-point shooting (42.1%) dramatically.

As a key role player during the 1998-99 season, averaged 8.1 points in 28 minutes per game.

In his first full season in the Croatian League, saw moderate playing time and averaged 3.8 points.

The J&J European Basketball Register notes his strong body frame and praises his defensive play.
He is a dangerous three-point shooter who has blazing hot streaks.
Needs some work on his passing skills, but has improved every year and scouting reports consistently note his excellent work ethic.

STATISTICS - KK Zagreb (Croatia)
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
1997-98 16   15 22 .682 7 23 .304 25 11 13   61 3.8
1998-99 22   57 106 .538 35 52 .673 33 20 24   179 8.1
1999-00 22   75 128 .586 61 80 .762 50 33 31   284 12.9
2000-01 21   102 186 .548 102 131 .778 65 56 31   477 22.7
TOTALS 81   249 442 .563 205 286 .717 173 120 99   1001 12.4
Three-point field goals: 1997-98, 8-for-33 (.242); 1998-99, 10-for-32 (.312); 1999-00, 24-for-57 (.421); 2000-01, 57-for-124 (.459). Totals: 99-for-246 (.402).

STATISTICS - Benetton Treviso (Italy)
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2001-02 32   55 96 .573 28 43 .651 34 23     231 7.2
Three-point field goals: 31-for-79 (.392).