Marko Banić signed with Unics Kazan

Unics Kazan (VTB) signed 31-year old Croatian ex-international forward Marko Banic (205-113kg-84). It is actually his comeback to Unics Kazan as he played here before. Banic played last season at ALBA Berlin in German BBL league. In 38 games he had 10.2ppg and 3.3rpg. He helped them to win the supercup and make to league semifinals. Banic also played 23 games in Euroleague where he recorded 8.8ppg and 2.9rpg.
The previous (13-14) season he played at Asefa Estudiantes (Liga Endesa) in Spanish league. In 33 games he recorded 10.5ppg and 3.8rpg in 2013-14 season.
In 12-13 season Banic was tested by Unics Kazan. But in only one game he did not score anything and had only 1 rebound. He also played 2 games in Eurocup where he recorded just 1.5ppg and 1.0rpg in 2012-13 season.
In 11-12 season Banic played at Bilbao Basket (Liga Endesa) in Spanish league. In 34 games he recorded 11.5ppg and 4.3rpg in 2011-12 season. He contributed to his team making it to the supercup semifinals. A very impressive season as he was named to Eurobasket.com All-Spanish ACB Honorable Mention. Banic also played 20 games in Euroleague where he recorded 13.3ppg and 4.0rpg in 2011-12 season. He contributed to his team making it to the quarterfinals. Quite impressive season as he was named to Eurobasket.com All-Euroleague 3rd Team. Banic won Spanish Catalonian League championship title in 2006.
He was also a member of Croatian international program for some years. Banic played for Croatian Senior National Team between 2004 and 2010 and previously for U21 National Team in 2004. He represented Croatia at the World Championships in Turkey five years ago. His stats at that event were 6 games: 6.7ppg, 4.3rpg, FGP: 45.0%, FT: 66.7%.
Banic has played previously professionally in Croatia (KK Zadar) and Spain (Girona FC).