The HT Premijer Liga (Hrvatski Telekom Premijer Liga), often known simply as the Premijer Liga, is Croatia’s top-tier men’s professional basketball competition. It was founded in 1991, following the dissolution of SFR Yugoslavia and therefore the Yugoslav League, and is run by the Croatian Basketball Federation. The HT Premijer Liga, which is governed by FIBA regulations, presently has 12 teams. KK Cibona is the most successful club, having won 19 championships. Before 1991, Croatian clubs competed in the Yugoslav First Federal League. Since the first season in 1946, three Croatian clubs have won a total of 15 National Championships, including KK Split, which has won six trophies. KK Split (Kosarkaski Klub Split – Split Basketball Club) is a Croatian men’s professional basketball club headquartered in Split. The club competes in the ABA League as well as the Croatian League. The beginnings of the club can be traced back to the Hajduk sports society’s basketball section, which was established in 1945. Following three years of sporadic activity, the club established its organizational structure known as KK Hajduk in 1948, which was not affiliated with any sporting organization. The club’s name was changed to KK Split the following year, 1949. In this essay, we will focus on three KK Split players: Luka Babic, Marin Maric, and Darko Bajo.
Luka Babic, born September 29, 1991, is a Croatian professional basketball player for KK Split of the Adriatic League and the Croatian League. He is 29 years old in actual time. He plays the small forward position and stands 6 feet 7 inches tall. Currently he is not married. He is a Champion in Basketball. He began his playing career in 2008 and has won four trophies along the way. Babic was named by OGM Ormanspor, a newcomer to the Basketbol Süper Ligi (BSL) following its promotion, on July 16, 2019. He joined Split of the Adriatic League and the Croatian League on January 31, 2021.
Marin Maric is a Croatian professional basketball player who currently plays for KK Split in the Adriatic League and the Croatian League. He was born on February 21, 1994. He stands 6 feet 11 inches tall and plays centre. Maric is not a married man. He played collegiate basketball for Northern Illinois and DePaul in the United States. Mari made his professional debut for Split in an A-Liga game against Slavonski Brod on May 12, 2012, at the age of 18. Maric made his international debut for the Croatian national under-18 team in 2012, winning a gold medal at the FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship. He competed for Croatia’s under-19 squad in the FIBA Under-19 World Championship in 2013. He competed for Croatia’s under-20 squad in the FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship in 2014.
Darko Bajo, born 14 March 1999, is a Croatian professional basketball player for Split of the ABA League and the Croatian League. He is a 22-year-old basketball player who is 6 feet 9 inches tall and plays forward. Bajo is presently single and unmarried. Bajo signed his first professional deal with Cedevita on October 23, 2015. Then, in 2019, he began working with KK Split till the present.