Tomas

Satoransky

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First steps

I was born on 30th October 1991 in Prague, where I grew up all my childhood. As a child, I admired Michael Jordan and dreamed of one day playing like him. When I started my first basketball steps on the court in Prague's Flora district, - hence my #klukzflory. I had no idea that one day I would play in the same competition as him!

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From Prague to Barcelona

I started my professional career with USK Prague in 2007 when I was 16 years old. After two successful seasons in the Czech league, I decided to transfer abroad and signed a contract with the Spanish club Cajasol Sevilla. I fell in love with life in Spain and spent a total of 7 years there! After 5 years in Seville, I moved to Barcelona for two more years to the legendary club FC Barcelona. There I got my first glimpse into the world of big-time basketball and played in Europe's most prestigious competition, the Euroleague Basketball, which was another important step in my career.

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Dream came true

My dream has always been to play in the NBA, the most prestigious basketball league globally. So when an offer came from the Washington Wizards after the 2015-16 season, there was nothing to think about! After signing the contract, I officially became the fourth Czech player ever in the NBA. I played 226 games for Washington before moving to Chicago. My childhood idol MJ also played for the Bulls organization, so even though most of my time there was affected by the global pandemic of coronavirus, I was grateful that I could get a close-up look at how things worked in the most successful basketball club of the 90s.

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National team

I regularly try to pass on my experience from the world to the Czech national team or in the off-season at my basketball camps for younger players. If you enjoy my journey through my basketball career, I will be sharing my experiences either here on my website or on my social media.

Career

  • Overview
  • Team Awards
  • Individual Awards

2006-2009 USK Praha

2009-2014 Cajasol Sevilla

2014-2016 FC Barcelona

2016-2019 Washington Wizards

2019-2021 Chicago Bulls

2021-2022 New Orleans Pelicans

2022 - present Washington Wizards

Overview

FIBA EuroBasket 2022

2021 Summer Olympics
(group stage)

FIBA Basketball World Cup China 2019
(6th place)

Spanish Supercup winner (2016)

All-Liga ACB Second Team (2016)

Team Awards

The fourth Czech player in the NBA

Most games played in the NBA By Czech players

Most points per game in the NBA from Czech players

The first Czech triple-double in NBA

ACB Most Spectacular Player (2016)

ACB Slam Dunk Contest Winner (2010)

7× Czech Player of the Year
(2013, 2014, 2015, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)

2× Mattoni NBL All-Star Game Slam Dunk Contest Winner

Individual Awards

Partners

Adidas
Audi
Xiaomi

Contact

Social media

Agency

info@ppgsport.com

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