Andrew Wisniewski

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Andrew Wisniewski
Free agent
Point guard
Personal information
Born (1981-09-01) September 1, 1981 (age 33)
Staten Island, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
College St. Peter's (1999–2000)
Centenary (2001–2004)
NBA draft 2004 / Undrafted
Pro career 2004–present
Career history
2004–2005 Crvena zvezda
2005–2006 Telekom Baskets Bonn
2006 Snaidero Cucine Udine
2006–2007 Cibona Zagreb
2007–2008 Ural Great Perm
2008–2009 Spartak Saint Petersburg
2009–2010 Maccabi Tel Aviv
2010–2011 Efes Pilsen
2012 Spirou Charleroi
Career highlights and awards
  • A-1 Liga champion (2007)
  • Israeli Cup champion (2010)
  • Israeli Cup Finals MVP (2010)
  • Bundesliga All-Star (2006)
  • Bundesliga Top Scorer (2006)

Andrew Wisniewski (born September 1, 1981) is an American professional basketball player. He plays at the point guard position and currently is free agent.

Playing career[edit]

Wisniewski initially played for the St. Peter's Peacocks[1] for the 1999–00 season, where he played 18 of 28 games while starting 3, and averaged 11 minutes per game. From 2001 to 2004, Wisniewski played in NCAA Division I for Centenary College of Louisiana, where he earned the nickname "Wiz". During his time at Centenary, Wisniewski started and played in a total of 83 games. For his three year average, he averaged 34 minutes and 21 points per game.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Wisniewski went undrafted in the 2004 NBA Draft.[3]

For the 2004–05 season he signed with the Serbian club Crvena zvezda. In 23 games of the Adriatic League, he averaged 12 points, 2.4 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game.[4]

For the 2005–06 season he signed with Telekom Baskets Bonn of the German Bundesliga. He was the top scorer of the Bundesliga with an average of 20.6 points,[5] and was also selected to play at the Bundesliga All-Star game.

In July 2006, he signed with Snaidero Cucine Udine of the Italian Lega Basket Serie A.[6] He was released in November 2006, after just 9 games. In December 2006, he signed with the Croatian club Cibona Zagreb for the remainder of the season.[7][8] With Cibona he won the Croatian A-1 Liga.[9]

In July 2007, he signed with PBC Ural Great Perm of Russia for the 2007–08 season.[10] For the 2008–09 season he signed with another Russian club Spartak Saint Petersburg.[11]

In July 2009, he signed a one-year contract with an option for an additional year with the Israeli club Maccabi Tel Aviv.[12] With Maccabi he won the Israeli Cup and was named the MVP of the final game.[13] In July 2010, Maccabi announced that they will not be exercising their option on him for the 2010–11 season.[14]

In June 2010, he signed with the Turkish club Efes Pilsen.[15] After Efes was eliminated from the Euroleague in February 2011, he was released.[16]

In January 2012, he signed with Spirou Charleroi of Belgium for the rest of the 2011–12 season.[17]

Career statistics[edit]

College statistics[edit]

Season GP MPG PPG FG% 3FG% FT% APG RPG BPG SPG
2003-04 28 35.0 21.9 51.2 41.8 78.6 4.3 3.5 0.0 1.6
2002-03 28 33.9 22.0 50.4 36.1 83.3 4.4 2.5 0.1 2.6
2001-02 28 33.8 19.6 46.7 43.8 76.4 5.7 3.6 0.0 2.1
1999-00(SPC) 18 10.9 2.0 27.9 13.3 71.4 1.1 0.9 0.1 0.6

Europe statistics[edit]

Season[18] League Team GP MPG PPG FG% 3FG% FT% APG RPG BPG SPG
2010-11 Euro Efes Pilsen 15 21.6 4.5 42.4 33.3 83.3 1.9 1.2 0.1 0.5
2009-10 Euro Maccabi Electra 20 27.1 8.8 43.1 38.2 72.0 2.6 2.8 0.1 0.9
2006-07 Adriatic Cibona Zagreb 17 27.9 12.4 54.3 42.0 74.3 2.4 2.4 0.1 2.3
2006-07 Euro Cibona Zagreb 7 28.4 11.9 63.3 50.0 70.6 1.7 1.7 0.0 2.3
2006-07 Italian Udine 9 28.8 10.0 34.3 32.1 84.6 3.0 3.0 0.1 2.1
2006-07 Eurocup Udine 5 25.0 10.8 44.2 41.2 64.3 4.2 1.8 0.0 1.6
2004-05 Adriatic Crvena Zvezda 23 27.0 12.0 50.8 31.3 69.8 3.3 2.4 0.1 2.4
2004-05 Eurocup Red Star 10 30.4 13.9 46.7 31.6 67.5 3.6 1.5 0.3 2.8

References[edit]

  1. ^ St Peter's Peacocks on Daily Peacock
  2. ^ Wisniewski's College Career Statistics on Daily Peacock
  3. ^ "Andrew Wisniewski–RealGM Profile". Realgm.com. Retrieved July 7, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Andrew Wisniewski–Adriatic League Profile". abaliga.com. Retrieved July 7, 2014. 
  5. ^ "2005-2006 BBL Leading Scorer Andrew Wisniewski Back In Germany For A Short Visit". Germanhoops.com. October 1, 2009. Retrieved July 7, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Wisniewski firma per la Snaidero". Messaggero veneto (in Italian). July 23, 2006. Retrieved July 7, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Cibona inks Wisniewski". Euroleague.net. December 7, 2006. Retrieved July 7, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Andrew Wisniewski joins Cibona". Kosarka.org. December 6, 2006. Retrieved July 7, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Cibona osvojila 14. naslov prvaka Hrvatske". nacional.hr (in Croatian). June 18, 2007. Retrieved July 7, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Ural Great signed Andrew Wisniewski". ural-great.ru. July 11, 2007. Retrieved July 7, 2014. 
  11. ^ Эндрю Вишневски стал новым разыгрывающим БК "Спартак" (видео). gazeta.spb.ru (in Russian). June 24, 2008. Retrieved July 7, 2014. 
  12. ^ "Maccabi Tel Aviv Inks Andrew Wisniewski". maccabi.co.il. July 16, 2009. Retrieved July 7, 2014. 
  13. ^ "Maccabi Tel Aviv wins Israeli Cup". Sportando.com. February 19, 2010. Retrieved July 7, 2014. 
  14. ^ "Wisniewski No Longer with Maccabi". Sportando.com. June 2, 2010. Retrieved July 7, 2014. 
  15. ^ "Efes Pilsen signs playmaker Andrew Wisniewski". Euroleague.net. June 28, 2010. Retrieved July 7, 2014. 
  16. ^ "Efes Pilsen released Wisniewski and loans Raduljica to Alba". Sportando.com. February 28, 2011. Retrieved July 7, 2014. 
  17. ^ "Spirou Charleroi announce Andrew Wisniewski". Sportando.com. January 17, 2012. Retrieved July 7, 2014. 
  18. ^ Professional Career Stats on Draftexpress

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