Damir Markota (Croatia)

Damir Markota

Nationality: CRO
Born : 26.12.1985
Place of birth: Sarajevo (BIH)
Height: 2.09m
Position: C

Statistics
5.0Points per game
5.3Rebounds per game
0.3Assists per game
Croatia

ACCUMULATED STATISTICS

GMinFG2P FG3P FGFTRebASTOSTBSPFPtsAvg
M/A%M/A%M/A%M/A%ODTot
312.76/1154.54/4100.02/728.61/250.00.35.05.30.32.00.30.01.0155.0

STATISTICAL RANKINGS

  • » Ranks #20 in Defensive Rebounds (5.0)
  • » Ranks #16 in Double-Doubles (1)
Damir Markota - EuroBasket 2013 Profile
Team 2012-13: Besiktas Istanbul (Turkey-TBL)
Career: Cibona Zagreb (youth teams); Zabok (Croatia-A-2, 2001-02); Sanac Karlovac (Croatia-A-2, 2002-03); Cibona Zagreb (Croatia, 2003-06); Milwaukee Bucks (USA-NBA, 2006-07); Spartak St. Petersburg (Russia-Superleague, 2007-08); Zalgiris Kaunas (Lithuania-LKL, 2008); Vive Menorca (Spain-ACB, 2008-09); Bilbao Basket (Spain-ACB, 2009-10); Union Olimpija Ljubljana (Slovenia-SKL, 2010-12); KK Zagreb (Croatia-A1, 2012); Besiktas Istanbul (Turkey-TBL, 2012-13)

Croatia's globetrotter Markota is the type of multi-talented forward Croatian coaches always said they long awaited, but he has yet to perform for his country up to that hype. He uses size, quickness and athleticism to pull down rebounds, while his excellent three-point range can spread the opposing defences. However, even though this 2.09m forward is not gun-shy, Markota is a below 30% three-point shooter when playing for the national team. In addition, issues with temperament and some of his off-court decisions and with injuries, have been the main reason a hugely talented player has been on and off the team since his Qualifying Round debut in 2006. But, when his game is as good as his guts, Markota and his undoubted talent make the entire team better and closer to victories.

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS

MatchMinFG2P FG3P FGFTRebASTOSTBSPFPts
M/A%M/A%M/A%M/A%ODTot
vs Bulgaria (W 79-110)286/1060.04/4100.02/633.31/1100.0112130400215
vs Portugal (W 124-102)00/00.00/00.00/00.00/00.0000000000
vs Ukraine (W 75-92)60/00.00/00.00/00.00/00.0022121010
vs Italy (W 87-81)40/10.00/00.00/10.00/10.0011000000
CategorySeason highCareer high
Points1530.07.2003 vs. Bulgaria29 - European Championship for Cadets 2001
18.07.2001 vs Israel
Total Rebounds1330.07.2003 vs. Bulgaria20 - U20 European Championship Men 2005
09.07.2005 vs Slovenia
Assists101.08.2003 vs. Ukraine7 - U20 European Championship Men 2005
16.07.2005 vs Slovenia
Steals101.08.2003 vs. Ukraine5 - European Championship for Cadets 2001
08.04.2001 vs Ukraine
Blocked Shots 4 - European Championship for Cadets 2001
18.07.2001 vs Israel
Minutes2830.07.2003 vs. Bulgaria40 - 5 times
Field Goals Made630.07.2003 vs. Bulgaria12 - European Championship for Cadets 2001
18.07.2001 vs Israel
Field Goals Attempted1030.07.2003 vs. Bulgaria19 - 2 times
2 Pts Field Goals Made430.07.2003 vs. Bulgaria12 - European Championship for Cadets 2001
18.07.2001 vs Israel
2 Pts Field Goals Attempted430.07.2003 vs. Bulgaria17 - European Championship for Cadets 2001
18.07.2001 vs Israel
3 Pts Field Goals Made230.07.2003 vs. Bulgaria3 - 3 times
3 Pts Field Goals Attempted630.07.2003 vs. Bulgaria8 - EuroBasket 2007
14.09.2007 vs Lithuania
Free Throws Made130.07.2003 vs. Bulgaria9 - U20 European Championship Men 2005
16.07.2005 vs Slovenia
Free Throws Attempted12 times14 - U20 European Championship Men 2005
16.07.2005 vs Slovenia
Offensive Rebounds130.07.2003 vs. Bulgaria8 - European Championship for Cadets 2001
18.07.2001 vs Israel
Defensive Rebounds1230.07.2003 vs. Bulgaria13 - 2 times
Participations in FIBA Europe competitionsPPGRPGAPG
FIBA Basketball World Cup 2014 (Croatia) 4.04.01.0
EuroBasket - Final Round 2013 (Croatia) 5.05.51.0
EuroBasket - Qualification Round 2013 (Croatia) 7.64.11.3
EuroBasket - Final Round 2011 (Croatia) 7.03.61.0
London Invitational Tournament 2011 (Croatia) 4.02.01.0
EuroChallenge 2010 (Bilbao Basket) 5.01.52.0
FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Men 2008 (Croatia) 5.03.02.0
EuroCup 2008 (Spartak St. Petersburg) 11.56.81.6
EuroBasket - DIVISION A 2007 (Croatia) 5.74.50.8
EuroBasket - Final Round 2007 (Croatia) 6.32.91.4
U20 European Championship Men - DIVISION A 2005 (Croatia) 18.310.82.9
European Championship for Men U20 - Qualifying Round 2004 (Croatia) 5.05.30.3
World Championship for Junior Men 2003 (Croatia) 6.02.50.5
World Championship for Junior Men 2003 (Croatia) 10.56.01.5
European Championship for Young Men - Final Round 2002 (Croatia) 6.94.10.1
European Championship for Cadets - Final Round 2001 (Croatia) 11.07.61.6
European Championship for Cadets - Challenge Round 2001 (Croatia) 5.68.00.6
European Championship for Cadets - Qualifying Round 2001 (Croatia) 10.54.50.3

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Damir Markota, EuroBasket's Balotelli 15.09.2013