Mario Hezonja

#8F

Mario

Hezonja

HEIGHT

6 ft8 in

/ 2.03m

WEIGHT

225 lbs

/ 102.1kg

LATEST VIDEOS

0021800382 BKN NYK RECAP

Spencer Dinwiddie posts 25 points and dishes out six assists in the Nets 112-104 win over the Knicks.

0021800365 - Mario Hezonja - Boston Celtics - New York Knicks - And-1 - 2Q

20181206 gametime diesels dunks

Check out the latest edition of Diesel's Dunks as Shaq counts down his favorites from the past week.

0021800346 WAS NYK RECAP

Bradley Beal ignites the Wizards with 27 points, 8 rebounds, and 7 assists in a 110-107 win over the Knicks. New York's Enes Kanter had 13 points and 16 rebounds in the loss.

20181202 DUNKS OF THE WEEK

Pat Connaughton and Mario Hezonja headline the top 10 dunks of the week.

10181202 top 10 plays week

Check out the top plays from this week in the NBA.

20181201 top 10 nba

Catch up on the top plays from Saturday night in the association.

0021800330 - Mario Hezonja - Milwaukee Bucks - New York Knicks - Dunk - 1Q

0021800330 - Mario Hezonja - Milwaukee Bucks - New York Knicks - Dunk - 1Q

0021800307 NYK PHI RECAP

Joel Embiid finishes with 26 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists as the Philadelphia 76ers cruise to a 117-91 victory over the New York Knicks.

0021800269 NOP NYK GAME RECAP

Allonzo Trier scores a season-high and career-high 25 points and grabs eight rebounds to lead the Knick in a 114-109 victory over the Pelicans.

0021800251 POR NYK RECAP

Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum combine for 60 points to lead the Trail Blazers in a close 118-114 win over the Knicks.

0021800186 ORL NYK RECAP

Nikola Vucevic scores 21 points, grabs 14 rebounds as the Magic defeat the Knicks 115-89.

0021800174 - Mario Hezonja - New York Knicks - Toronto Raptors - And-1 - 4Q

0021800143 - Mario Hezonja - Chicago Bulls - New York Knicks - Missed Shot - 4Q

0021800143 - Mario Hezonja - Chicago Bulls - New York Knicks - And-1 - 4Q

0021800143 - Mario Hezonja - Chicago Bulls - New York Knicks - Deep 3-pointer - 2Q

New York Knicks Top Plays of the Week

0021800121 - Mario Hezonja - Dallas Mavericks - New York Knicks - And-1 - 2Q

0021800105 - Mario Hezonja - Indiana Pacers - New York Knicks - 2-pointer - 1Q


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

2015-16 SEASON: Appeared in 79 games (nine starts) during his rookie campaign with Orlando, averaging 6.1 ppg., 2.2 rpg. and 1.4 apg. in 17.9 minpg.…As a starter, averaged 11.1 ppg., 3.1 rpg., 2.4 apg. and 1.44 stlpg. in 31.7 minpg….Ranked among all NBA rookies in scoring (T-15th), assists (T-16th), FG percentage (9th, .433) and three-point FG percentage (6th, .349)…Scored in double figures 21 times and had 20+ points once, including a career-high 21 points on Mar. 2 vs. Chicago…Pulled down a career-high nine rebounds on Feb. 8 @ Atlanta…Dished out a career-high seven assists on Apr. 11 vs. Milwaukee…Recorded at least one steal 29 times and had two-or-more steals seven times, including a career-high five steals on Apr. 11 vs. Milwaukee…Logged a career-high 42 minutes on Apr. 13 @ Charlotte…Made NBA debut on Oct. 28 vs. Washington, tallying 11 points (4-9 FG, 3-5 3FG), three rebounds and two assists in 25 minutes…Made first NBA start on Feb. 28 vs. Philadelphia, recording 13 points (5-9 FG, 2-3 3FG, 1-1 FT), three assists, two rebounds and one steal in 27 minutes…DNP-CD three times…Tallied 19 points, 10 rebounds, seven assists, two steals and one blocked shot in 24 minutes during the Rising Stars Challenge at NBA All-Star Weekend.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Orlando in the first round (fifth overall) of the 2015 NBA Draft.

INTERNATIONAL CAREER: Played in 54 games during two-plus seasons with FC Barcelona of the Spanish ACB League…In 2014-15, appeared in 31 regular season games, averaging 4.7 ppg., 1.9 rpg. and 1.3 apg. in 14.7 minpg., while shooting .392 (29-74) from three-point range…Also played in 22 Euroleague contests, averaging 7.7 ppg. and 2.0 rpg. in 16.5 minpg., while shooting .382 (29-76) from three-point range…In 2013-14, played in 20 ACB regular season contests, averaging 5.4 ppg., 2.4 rpg. and 1.2 apg. in 12.2 minpg., while shooting .395 (15-38) from three-point range…In 2012-13, mostly played with FC Barcelona’s second team in the Spanish LEB Gold league…Averaged 14.5 ppg., 3.4 rpg., 1.4 apg. and 1.9 stlpg. in 24.5 minpg…Before joining FC Barcelona in 2012-13, spent four seasons playing in Croatia.

ONE-ON-ONE: Last name is pronounced HEH-zone-yuh…Born in Dubrovnik, Croatia…Was a member of the Croatian Senior National Team that participated in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup…While with the Junior Team, helped Croatia win the gold medal at the 2012 U17 Worlds and bronze at both the 2011 U16 Euros and 2011 U19 Worlds…Named MVP at the 2011 U16 Euros, averaging 20.0 ppg. and 8.2 rpg….Likes playing soccer and water polo…Favorite movies are the Bourne series and favorite television show is Family Guy…Favorite athlete growing up was Kobe Bryant...Assisted youth at basketball clinics throughout 2016 in Brazil, London and Central Florida.


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