Mario Hezonja

#8F

Mario

Hezonja

Playoffs
Playoffs

HEIGHT

6 ft8 in

/ 2.03m

WEIGHT

225 lbs

/ 102.1kg

LATEST VIDEOS

All Dunks of the Day, 04/07/2019

0021801204 WAS NYK RECAP

Mario Hezonja scores 30 points, Luke Kornet adds 17 points as the Knicks hold off the Wizards.

0021801204_New York Knicks Top 3-pointers vs. Washington Wizards

0021801204_Mario Hezonja (30 points) Highlights vs. Washington Wizards

0021801204_New York Knicks vs. Washington Wizards - Game Highlights

0021801204_New York Knicks with 6 3-pointers in the 4th Quarter vs. Washington Wizards

0021801204 - Mario Hezonja - New York Knicks - Washington Wizards - 3-pointer - 4Q

All Dunks of the Day, 04/05/2019

0021801184 NYK HOU RECAP

James Harden scores 26 points with eight rebounds and eight assists to lead the Rockets over New York, 120-96.

0021801184_Mario Hezonja Posts 16 points, 11 assists & 16 rebounds vs. Houston Rockets

0021801166 NYK ORL RECAP

Nikola Vucevic dominated the paint for the Magic in a 114-100 win over the Knicks. Vucevic finished with 29 points and 13 rebounds for Orlando in the win.

0021801166_Orlando Magic vs. New York Knicks - Game Highlights

0021801166_Mario Hezonja (29 points) Highlights vs. Orlando Magic

Mario Hezonja drops a career-high 29 points and grabs 9 rebounds against the Magic.

All Dunks of the Day, 03/28/2019

0021801125 TOR NYK RECAP

Pascal Siakam drops 31 points and dishes out five assists as Toronto beats New York.

All Dunks of the Day, 03/24/2019

0021801082 DEN NYK RECAP

Nikola Jokic scores 21 points with 17 rebounds and five assists to lead Denver over New York, 111-93.

0021801068 UTA NYK RECAP

Donovan Mitchell leads the way with 30 points and dishes out five dimes as Utah drops New York.

All Dunks of the Day, 03/18/2019

0021801053 NYK TOR RECAP

Pascal Siakam scores 19 points to lead the Raptors to a win over the Knicks, 128-92.


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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