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Luboš Bartoň (born 7 April 1980) is a Czech retired professional basketball player. He is a 2.02 m tall small forward who last played for FC Barcelona B of Spain's second division.[1]

Luboš Bartoň
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Bartoň with FC Barcelona
Personal information
Born (1980-04-07) 7 April 1980 (age 39)
Česká Lípa, Czechoslovakia
NationalityCzech
Listed height6 ft 7.5 in (2.02 m)
Listed weight230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
CollegeValparaiso (1998–2002)
NBA draft2002 / Undrafted
Playing career1996–2016
PositionSmall forward
Career history
1996–1998SCE Děčín
2002–2003Fortitudo Bologna
2003–2005Virtus Roma
2005–2008Joventut Badalona
2008–2010FC Barcelona
2010–2012Baloncesto Fuenlabrada
2012Joventut Badalona
2012–2013USK Praha
2013Phantoms Braunschweig
2013BK Děčín
2013–2014Valencia BC
2014–2015ČEZ Basketball Nymburk
2015–2016FC Barcelona B
Career highlights and awards

College careerEdit

Bartoň played college basketball at Valparaiso University with the Valparaiso Crusaders from 1998-02.

Pro careerEdit

Bartoň grew up with the SCE Decin youth team. He made his pro debut with SCE Decin during the 1996-97 season. He moved to Italy for the 2002-03 season, signed by Fortitudo Bologna. Then he was signed for the 2003-04 season by Virtus Roma.

He moved to Spain for the 2005-06 season, signed by Joventut Badalona. After three seasons with Badalona, he moved to FC Barcelona in 2008. In August 2010 he then moved to Baloncesto Fuenlabrada, signing a two-year deal.[2]

On 3 October 2016, Bartoň retired from professional basketball and decided to start a new career as coach.[3]

Czech Republic national teamEdit

Bartoň has been a member of both the junior and senior Czech Republic national basketball teams. At the EuroBasket 1999, he was the second best scorer of the tournament, averaging 18.7 points per game.

Awards and achievementsEdit

  • Played at the 1998 Czech All Star Game
  • Named the 1998-99 MCC Newcomer of the Year
  • Named to the 2000-01 All-MCC 2nd Team
  • Named the 2001-02 MCC Player of the Year
  • Named to the 2001-02 All-MCC 1st Team
  • Won the 2006 FIBA EuroCup with Joventut Badalona

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Lubos Barton se une a Lakovic en el FC Barcelona Lassa B" (in Spanish). ACB.com. 29 September 2015.
  2. ^ Baloncesto Fuenlabrada inks Bartoň for two seasons. (Spanish)
  3. ^ "Lubos Barton pone punto y final a su trayectoria como jugador" (in Spanish). ACB.com. 3 October 2016. Retrieved 3 October 2016.

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