Mario Hezonja

#8F

Mario

Hezonja

HEIGHT

6 ft8 in

/ 2.03m

WEIGHT

225 lbs

/ 102.1kg

LATEST VIDEOS

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

0021800054 NYK MIA RECAP

The Miami Heat cruise to a 110-87 victory over the New York Knicks. Hassan Whiteside put up a double-double with 22 points and 14 rebounds. Damyean Dotson had 20 points and 10 rebounds off the bench for the Knicks in the loss.

0021800054_New York Knicks with a 12-0 Run vs. Miami Heat

0021800042 NYK MIL RECAP

The Bucks shrug off sluggish 3rd quarter to beat the Knicks 124-113. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 21 points and had 15 rebounds while Khris Middleton added 30 points for the Bucks in the win.

0021800042 - Mario Hezonja - Milwaukee Bucks - New York Knicks - Deep 3-pointer - 3Q

0011800013_New York Knicks with a 14-0 Run vs. Washington Wizards

0011800013 - Mario Hezonja - New York Knicks - Washington Wizards - And-1 - 3Q

1521800045 LAL NYK HARDAWAY JR HEZONJA INTERVIEW

Tim Hardaway Jr. and Mario Hezonja talk about the Knicks expectations for the upcoming season.

0021701222 WAS ORL RECAP

Mario Hezonja scores 15 points while Khem Birch adds 13 points and nine boards as the Magic defeat the Wizards 101-92.

0021701222 - Mario Hezonja - Orlando Magic - Washington Wizards - Assist - 4Q

 0021701208 orl mil recap

Eric Bledsoe notches a triple-double with 20 points, 12 rebounds, and 11 assists while Shabazz Muhammad adds 20 points to lead the Bucks in a home win over the Magic 102-86.

 0021701208 orl mil hezonja dunk q3

D.J. Augustin lobs it up to Mario Hezonja for the alley-oop dunk.

 0021701208 orl mil hezonja dunk q1

Mario Hezonja steals it away and catches a fast break to get to the cup for the slam.


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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