David Barlow (basketball)

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David Barlow
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No. 20 – Melbourne United
Position Small forward / Power forward
League NBL
Personal information
Born (1983-10-22) 22 October 1983 (age 31)
Melbourne, Victoria
Nationality Australian
Listed height 205 cm (6 ft 9 in)
Listed weight 97 kg (214 lb)
Career information
High school Sandringham College
(Melbourne, Victoria)
College Metro State (2002–2003)
Pro career 2003–present
Career history
2003–2007 Sydney Kings
2007–2009 Melbourne Tigers
2009–2011 CAI Zaragoza
2011–2013 UCAM Murcia
2013–2014 Stelmet Zielona Góra
2014–present Melbourne United
Career highlights and awards
  • LEB Oro champion (2010)
  • 3x NBL champion (2004, 2005, 2008)
  • All-NBL Third Team (2009)
  • Waratah League champion (2004)

David Barlow (born 22 October 1983) is an Australian professional basketball player who currently plays for Melbourne United of the National Basketball League (NBL).

Junior career[edit]

Born in the Melbourne suburb of Sandringham, Barlow played for the Sandringham Sabres of the Australian Basketball Association (ABA) from 2001 to 2003. In 2002, Barlow moved to the United States to attend Metro State University. In 2002–03, he played 30 games (13 starts) for the Roadrunners, averaging 2.9 points and 1.9 rebounds per game.[1]

Professional career[edit]

In 2003, Barlow signed with the Sydney Kings of the National Basketball League (NBL). In four seasons with the Kings, he won two championships in 2004 and 2005. On 28 November 2006, he was ruled out of the rest of the 2006–07 NBL season after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee at training the day before.[2]

In April 2007, he signed a two-year deal with the Melbourne Tigers.[3] In June 2009, he re-signed with the Tigers for the 2009–10 NBL season.[4] However, in August 2009, he left the Tigers (due to an out-clause in his contract) and signed a one-year deal with CAI Zaragoza of Spain.[5]

In May 2010, he re-signed with CAI Zaragoza for the 2010–11 season.[6]

In August 2011, he signed a one-year deal with UCAM Murcia.[7] In July 2012, he re-signed with Murcia on a two-year deal.[8] In July 2013, he parted ways with Murcia.[9]

On 9 August 2013, Barlow signed a two-year deal with Stelmet Zielona Góra of Poland.[10] On 14 January 2014, he parted ways with Stelmet.[11]

On 2 July 2014, Barlow signed a two-year deal with Melbourne United, returning to the club for a second stint.[12][13][14]

Career highs[edit]

  • Points – 37 vs. New Zealand, 27 October 2007
  • Field Goals Made – 14 vs. New Zealand, 27 October 2007
  • Field Goals Attempted – 19 @ Perth, 24 November 2007
  • Three Point Field Goals Made – 8 vs. New Zealand, 27 October 2007
  • Three Point Field Goals Attempted – 10 @ Adelaide, 23 January 2008
  • Free Throws Made – 9 @ Perth, 11 November 2006
  • Free Throws Attempted – 12 @ Perth, 11 November 2006
  • Rebounds – 9 @ Townsville, 21 November 2007
  • Assists – 5 vs. Townsville, 3 November 2006
  • Steals – 3 @ Singapore, 17 October 2007
  • Blocks – 2 vs. Sydney, 12 March 2008
  • Minutes Played – 44 vs. Sydney, 12 March 2008
  • Basketball Victoria Alan Hughes medalist 2008

International career[edit]

Barlow played for the Australian Boomers at the 2006 FIBA World Championship, 2008 Summer Olympics, 2010 FIBA World Championship and 2012 Summer Olympics.

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