Marko Tomas (born 3 January 1985) is a Croatian professional basketball player for Gaziantep Basketbol of the Turkish Basketbol Süper Ligi (BSL). He also represented the Croatian national basketball team internationally. Standing at 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m), he plays the shooting guard and small forward positions.
Tomas playing for Cibona in 2010
|No. 33 – Gaziantep Basketbol|
|Position||Shooting guard / Small forward|
|League||Basketbol Süper Ligi|
|Born||January 3, 1985|
Koprivnica, SR Croatia,
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Listed weight||215 lb (98 kg)|
|NBA draft||2007 / Undrafted|
|2015–2016||TED Ankara Kolejliler|
|Career highlights and awards|
In 2007, Tomas won the Spanish League and ULEB Cup championships with Real Madrid. He was then sent to Fuenlabrada on loan to gain experience in the 2007–08 season. On September 18, 2009, he was waived by Real.
On October 29, 2016, Tomas returned to Cedevita for the rest of the 2016–17 season..
On October 3, 2017, he signed an open contract with his former club Cibona.
In October 2018 he joined another Croatian club: this time the less ambitious Zabok that was coached by his brother Ivan. After playing just two games for Zabok he moved to Gaziantep of the Turkish Super League.
|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.
Croatian national teamEdit
Tomas won the gold medal with the junior Croatian national basketball team at the European Junior Championship in 2002. He debuted for the senior Croatian national basketball team at the EuroBasket 2005. The most recently, he represented Croatia at the EuroBasket 2015, where they were eliminated in the eighth finals by Czech Republic.
Marko's older brother Ivan (born 1981) and younger brother Luka (born 1999) are both professionally tied to basketball. Ivan is a coach and former player while Luka is a player.
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- "Real Madrid waives Marko Tomas". Sportando.com. 18 September 2009. Retrieved 30 July 2015.
- "Cibona brings aboard swingman Tomas". Euroleague.net. 20 September 2009. Retrieved 30 July 2015.
- "Fenerbahce Ulker tabs Marko Tomas". Euroleague.net. 23 June 2010. Retrieved 30 July 2015.
- "Cedevita Zagreb tabs Marko Tomas". Sportando. Retrieved 10 September 2012.
- "Cedevita Zagreb brings in veteran Tomas". Euroleague.net. 8 August 2012. Retrieved 30 July 2015.
- "Cedevita keep Marko Tomas for two more seasons". Sportando.com. 24 July 2013. Retrieved 30 July 2015.
- "Tomas from Cedevita to Turkey". Abaliga.com. 30 July 2015. Archived from the original on 4 August 2015. Retrieved 30 July 2015.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
- "Marko Tomas returns to Cedevita". aba-liga.com. 29 October 2016. Retrieved 30 October 2016.
- "Marko Tomas ponovno u dresu Cibone". sportnet.rtl.hr (in Croatian). October 3, 2017. Retrieved October 3, 2017.
- "Brat je doveo veliko pojačanje: Marko Tomas igrač KK Zaboka". 24sata.hr (in Croatian). October 1, 2018. Retrieved October 4, 2018.
- "Marko Tomas ima novi klub". germanijak.hr (in Croatian). October 15, 2018. Retrieved October 4, 2018.
- "Tomas is back at Gaziantep". Sportando. August 8, 2020. Retrieved August 18, 2020. Cite has empty unknown parameter:
- "CROATIA UNVEIL AMBITIOUS EUROBASKET SQUAD". eurobasket2015.org. 4 September 2015. Archived from the original on 13 September 2015. Retrieved 13 September 2015.
- "CZECHS MAKE FIRST QUARTER-FINAL TRIP". .eurobasket2015.org. 13 September 2015. Archived from the original on 14 September 2015. Retrieved 13 September 2015.
- "Dinastija Tomas: Marko igra, Ivan je trener, a Luka je nada" [The Tomas dynasty: Marko plays, Ivan is a coach and Luka is a prospect!]. vecernji.hr (in Croatian). January 1, 2017. Retrieved October 4, 2018.
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