Krunoslav "Kruno" Simon (born June 24, 1985) is a Croatian professional basketball player for Anadolu Efes of the Turkish Basketball Super League and the EuroLeague. He also represents the Croatian national basketball team internationally.
Simon with Anadolu Efes
|No. 44 – Anadolu Efes|
|Position||Shooting guard / Small forward|
|Born||June 24, 1985|
Zagreb, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
|Listed height||1.97 m (6 ft 6 in)|
|Listed weight||100 kg (220 lb)|
|NBA draft||2007 / Undrafted|
|Career highlights and awards|
After spending his youth years in KK Maksimir and KK Zrinjevac, Simon joined KK Zagreb in 1998, and he played there until 2012, when he signed with Unicaja Málaga of the Spanish League. On June 25, 2013, Simon signed a two-year deal with Lokomotiv Kuban.
Simon debuted for the senior Croatian national basketball team at the EuroBasket 2011. He also represented Croatia at the EuroBasket 2013, the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, and the EuroBasket 2015, where they were eliminated in the eighth finals by the Czech Republic. During the EuroBasket 2015, Simon was arguably the best player of the Croatian team, as he averaged 13.7 points, 4.7 rebounds, and 3.7 assists per game, over 6 tournament games, while also shooting 54.2% from the field.
He also played at the 2016 Summer Olympics.
|GP||Games played||GS||Games started||MPG||Minutes per game|
|FG%||Field-goal percentage||3P%||3-point field-goal percentage||FT%||Free-throw percentage|
|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||PIR||Performance Index Rating|
Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.
|2014||FIBA Basketball World Cup||6||6||28.2||.333||.367||.750||4.2||2.3||1.0||.5||9.5|
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Krunoslav Simon.|
- "Lokomotiv Kuban signs Krunoslav Simon". Sportando.net. Retrieved 25 June 2013.
- "EA7 Milan tabs experienced swingman Simon". Euroleague.net. 22 July 2015. Retrieved 22 July 2015.
- "Olimpia Milano signs Krunoslav Simon to a contract extension". Sportando.com. 11 July 2016. Retrieved 11 July 2016.
- "Efes adds crafty swingman Simon". Euroleague.net. 9 July 2017. Retrieved 9 July 2017.
- "CROATIA UNVEIL AMBITIOUS EUROBASKET SQUAD". eurobasket2015.org. 4 September 2015. Retrieved 13 September 2015.
- "CZECHS MAKE FIRST QUARTER-FINAL TRIP". .eurobasket2015.org. 13 September 2015. Retrieved 13 September 2015.
- "Krunoslav Simon". FIBA Europe. Retrieved 13 September 2015.