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Uniform #: 17

Height: 205cm / 6'9''

Position: Power Forward / Center

Team: Lasko (Slovenia) (2015)

Nationality: Slovenian

Agency: PEPI SPORT

Previous teams:           

Aget Service IM (Italy)

Cocinas.com (Spain)

BancaTercas (Italy)

Shiraz a.s Pipe (Iran)

Alaior (Spain)

Zlatorog (Slovenia)

 

Born: Jan.1, 1984
Sasa Zagorac is a power forward who is able to bang inside but also posseses a nice touch from the outside. He is known to have a very high basketball IQ. He has a great body for a power forward. Coaches like him because he also plays smart defense. Due to his high basketball IQ he is also a decent passer for his size and position. He is in his prime basketball years right now and many experts believe he is ready for top level competition. During the years Sasa Zagorac was overlooked and didn't get the right opportunity to shine and show his skills.

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Career:
2000-2001: Union Olimpija Ljubljana Junior Team
2001-2002: Union Olimpija Ljubljana II (1B): in spring was tested by Snaidero Udine (Italy-SerieA)
2002-2003: Birokrat SQL Ljublana (1A, starting five): 26 games: 7.6ppg, 2.5rpg, 11ast
2003-2004: Union Olimpija Ljubljana (1A): Euroleague: 1 game: 0pts, 0reb; Adriatic League: 3 games: 2.3ppg, 2.3rpg, 1.0apg; Slovenian League: 3 games: 4.0ppg, 1.7rpg
2004-2005: Superfund Bulls Kapfenberg (Austria-A Bundesliga, starting five): ULEB Cup: 5 games: 3,2ppg, 2.4rpg, FGP: 27.8%; Austrian Bundesliga: 10 games: 3.9ppg, 1.8rpg, then moved to Rogla Atras Zrece (1A), but released at the end of Jan.'05: 2 games: 5.5ppg, 5.0rpg, 1.0apg
2005-2006: In Jan.'06 signed at Postojnska jama Postojna (1A): 21 games: 18.8ppg, 5.3rpg, 2FGP: 53.9%, 3PT: 34.1%, FT: 81.1%
2006 July: Pepsi Pro Summer League in Orlando (New Jersey Nets)
2006-2007: Caja Rural Melilla (Spain-LEB): 34 games: 6.1ppg, 1.8rpg, 2FGP-1(66.0%), 3FGP: 42.0%, FT: 75.0%
2007-2008: Caja Rural Melilla (Spain-LEB): 34 games: 7.0ppg, 2.5rpg, 2FGP: 49.0%, 3PT: 34.0%, FT: 76.0%
2008-2009: Aguas de Valencia - Gandia Basquet (Spain-LEB Gold, starting five): 31 games: 5.7ppg, 1.8rpg, FGP: 47.6%, 3PT: 36.1%, FT: 84.0%
2009-2010: Alaior Menorcarentals.com Coinga (Spain-LEB Silver, starting five): 31 games: 14.2ppg, 5.5rpg, 2.0apg, FGP: 50.5%, 3PT: 36.8%, FT: 71.0%
2010-2011: in Jan.'11 signed at B.A. Shiraz (Iran-Superleague, starting five): 20 games: 23.2ppg, 8.4rpg, 3.6apg, 1.1bpg
2011-2012: Banca Tercas Teramo (Italy-SerieA, starting five), in Nov.'11 moved to Knet Rioja Clavijo (Spain-LEB Gold): 20 games: 7.9ppg, 2.9rpg, FGP: 50.8%, 3PT: 34.9%, FT: 81.8%
2012-2013: Aget Service Imola (Italy-Lega2): 6 games: 11.0ppg, 2.8rpg, FGP: 54.5%, 3PT: 25.9%, FT: 75.0%; Italian Lega2: 7 games: 10.9ppg, 3.1rpg, 2FGP: 55.6%, 3FGP: 27.3%, FT: 75.0%, in Dec.'12 moved to LOGO Grosuplje (Slovenia-Telemach League): 16 games: Score-1(17.5ppg), Reb-5(7.1rpg), 1.6apg, FGP: 54.2%, 3PT: 32.9%, FT: 85.1%
2014-2015: Zlatorog Lasko (Telemach League, starting five)

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Awards/Achievements:
Slovenian U17 Champion -01
Slovenian U20 MVP -01
Slovenian U17 National Team -01
Slovenian U18 National Team -01-03
European Championships U18 -02
Slovenian U20 National Team -02
European Championships for Yount Men in Lithuania -02(Finalist)
Douai International Tournament U18 -03 (Winner)
World Championships U18 in Greece -03
Slovenian Supercup Winner -03
Slovenian Cup Finalist -04, 15
Adriatic League Semifinals -04
Slovenian League Champion -04
Slovenian U20 National Team -04
European Championships U20 in Brno -04: Champion (8 games: 5.3ppg, 1.4rpg, 5.3bpg)
Slovenian U21 National Team -05
World Championships U21 in Argentina -05
Spanish LEB Cup (Cope Principe de Asturias) Semifinals -07
Eurobasket.com Spanish LEB Silver All-Bosmans Team -10
Slovenian League All-Star Game 2015 Rosters -15

 
SUMMARY
TEAM G MIN PTS 2FGP 3FGP FT RO RD RT AS PF BS ST TO
  29 1083 547 112-217 67-157 122-137 37 187 224 72 71 6 24 71
AVERAGE
Zlatorog 29 37.3 18.9 51.6% 42.7% 89.1% 1.3 6.4 7.7 2.5 2.4 0.2 0.8 2.4

Info video: Sasa Zagorac highlights