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Mateusz Ponitka
Mateusz Ponitka
Nationality
POL
Born
29.08.1993
Place of birth
Poznan (POL)
Height
1.96m
Position
SF
PPG
15.6
RPG
5.5
APG
1.1


Mateusz PONITKA - EuroBasket 2013 Profile

Team 2012-13: Asseco Prokom Gdynia (Poland-PLK)
Career: Kasprowiczanka Ostrow Wielkopolski (Poland, up to 2009); AZS Politechnika Warszawska (Poland-2nd div., 2009-11); AZS Politechnika Warszawska (Poland-PLK, 2011-12); Asseco Prokom Gdynia (Poland-PLK, 2011-13)

The rising star of Polish basketball is currently at a crossroads. His playing style - high flying, non-stop running, in-your-face scoring and hard-nosed defence - gave Ponitka a lot of exposure during the 2010 U17 World Championship in Hamburg, where Poland took silver, but so far he has not been as successful among adults. Of course, eight-plus points-per-game in both the Euroleague and Polish League for Asseco Prokom Gdynia is not a given for a 19-year-old playing on the wing, but some predicted that in 2013 Ponitka would be considered a top 10 pick in the NBA draft. It has not happened so far, but he has got a good chance to become one of the most important figures in the national team, after a promising campaign as an energiser from the bench in the Qualification Round.

AVERAGE

G
Min
FG
M/A
%
2P FG
M/A
%
3P FG
M/A
%
FT
M/A
%
Reb
O
D
Tot
AS
TO
ST
BS
PF
C
D
Pts
Avg
8
22.9
47/80
58.8
33/50
66.0
14/30
46.7
17/24
70.8
1.9
3.6
5.5
1.1
2.1
2.0
0.5
1.3
3.6
125
15.6

PHOTO GALLERY

STATISTICAL RANKINGS

Ranks #10 in 3 Pts Field Goals Made (1.8)
Ranks #4 in 3 Pts Field Goal Percentage (46.7%)
Ranks #18 in 2 Pts Field Goals Made (4.1)
Ranks #2 in Field Goal Percentage (58.8%)
Ranks #10 in Points Per Game (15.6)
Ranks #4 in Steals (2.0)
Ranks #1 in 2 Pts Field Goal Percentage (66.0%)
Ranks #10 in Field Goals Made (5.9)
Ranks #9 in Free Throws Percentage (70.8%)
Ranks #18 in Free Throws Made (2.1)
Ranks #11 in Drawn fouls (3.6)

NEWS

Van Oostrum Heads All Tournament Team
21.07.2013 - U20 MEN DIVISION B
Van Oostrum Heads All Tournament Team
Ponitka Has Faith In Poland
23.11.2012 - EUROBASKET 2013
Ponitka Has Faith In Poland
Ponitka Shines At Hoop Summit
12.04.2011 - European Roundup
Ponitka Shines At Hoop Summit