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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
15.3
RPG
7.6
APG
1.6


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
9
29.7
51/112
45.5
46/79
58.2
5/33
15.2
31/45
68.9
1.9
5.7
7.6
1.6
2.4
1.4
0.4
1.6
5.8
138
15.3

PHOTO GALLERY

STATISTICAL RANKINGS

Ranks #7 in Free Throws Made (3.4)
Ranks #4 in 2 Pts Field Goals Made (5.1)
Ranks #8 in Defensive Rebounds (5.7)
Ranks #11 in Free Throws Percentage (68.9%)
Ranks #5 in 2 Pts Field Goal Percentage (58.2%)
Ranks #6 in Field Goals Made (5.7)
Ranks #8 in 2 Pts Field Goals Attempted (8.8)
Ranks #6 in Points Per Game (15.3)
Ranks #10 in Free Throws Attempted (5.0)
Ranks #17 in Minutes (29.7)
Ranks #7 in Field Goals Attempted (12.4)
Ranks #9 in Total Rebounds (7.6)
Ranks #13 in Field Goal Percentage (45.5%)
Ranks #2 in Drawn fouls (5.8)
Ranks #14 in Double-Doubles (2)

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