Álex Abrines

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Álex Abrines
Alex Abrines (Thunder at Wizards 2-13-17).jpg
Abrines with the Thunder in 2017
No. 8 – Oklahoma City Thunder
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
League NBA
Personal information
Born (1993-08-01) August 1, 1993 (age 24)
Palma, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2013 / Round: 2 / Pick: 32nd overall
Selected by the Oklahoma City Thunder
Playing career 2010–present
Career history
2010–2011 Clínicas Rincón
2011–2012 Unicaja
2011–2012 → Clínicas Rincón
2012–2016 FC Barcelona
2016–present Oklahoma City Thunder
Career highlights and awards
Stats at NBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Alejandro "Álex" Abrines Redondo (born August 1, 1993) is a Spanish professional basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Standing at 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m), he plays the shooting guard position.

Professional career[edit]

Spain[edit]

Abrines' debut in Liga ACB was on october 2011 when he was 18 years old for Unicaja. He broke rookie's records for the team. His season high in points was 31 on June 2012 against CB Estudiantes. Abrines was traded to Spanish club FC Barcelona in July 2012, for Fran Vázquez.[1]

On June 27, 2013, Abrines was selected by the Oklahoma City Thunder with the 32nd overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft.[2]

On May 19, 2015, Abrines re-signed with Barcelona until 2019.[3] On May 5 2016 he was named the EuroLeague Rising Star. He played 4 years for FC Barcelona winning 3 titles with the club, one Spanish ACB league championship, one Spanish King's Cup and one Spanish Supercup. On July 19, 2016, Abrines parted ways with Barcelona.[4]

Oklahoma City Thunder[edit]

On July 23, 2016, Abrines signed with the Oklahoma City Thunder.[5] He made his debut for the Thunder in their season opener on October 26, 2016, scoring three points off the bench in a 103–97 win over the Philadelphia 76ers.[6] On December 21, 2016, he hit five three-pointers and finished with a career-best 18 points in a 121–110 win over the New Orleans Pelicans.[7] On February 24, 2017, in his first career start, Abrines set a new career high with 19 points in a 110–93 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.[8]

Spanish national team[edit]

Abrines has played with the junior national teams of Spain. He won the gold medal at the 2011 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship, where he was named to the All-Tournament Team, as well as being named the tournament's MVP.[9] He also played at the 2012 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship, where he won the bronze medal.

He also won a bronze medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics with the senior Spanish national basketball team. He also played at EuroBasket 2017.

Career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high

Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.

NBA[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2016–17 Oklahoma City 68 6 15.5 .393 .381 .898 1.3 .6 .5 .1 6.0
Career 68 6 15.5 .393 .381 .898 1.3 .6 .5 .1 6.0

EuroLeague[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2011–12 Unicaja 6 1 11.7 .217 .133 .750 1.2 .5 .3 .3 2.5 .8
2012–13 Barcelona 15 2 11.2 .446 .324 1.000 1.1 .3 .4 .1 5.1 4.0
2013–14 28 4 16.6 .456 .369 .769 1.3 .7 .4 .1 6.7 4.5
2014–15 23 3 18.2 .450 .341 .771 1.5 1.7 .7 .2 7.6 6.7
2015–16 25 2 19.2 .469 .417 .833 2.2 .8 .6 .1 9.3 8.8
Career 97 12 16.5 .447 .360 .822 1.5 .8 .5 .1 7.1 5.8

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

FC Barcelona Bàsquet[edit]

Individual awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barça Regal y Unicaja acuerdan el intercambio entre Fran Vázquez y Abrines (in Spanish).
  2. ^ "NBA Draft 2013: Oklahoma City Thunder select Alex Abrines with No. 32 pick". SB Nation. 2013-06-27. Retrieved 2013-06-27. 
  3. ^ Barcelona re-signs Alex Abrines until 2019
  4. ^ "Abrines says farewell to FC Barcelona Lassa". fcbarcelona.com. 19 July 2016. Retrieved 19 July 2016. 
  5. ^ "Thunder Signs Alex Abrines". NBA.com. July 23, 2016. Retrieved July 23, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Thunder vs. 76ers – Box Score". ESPN.com. October 26, 2016. Retrieved October 27, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Westbrook scores 42, Thunder beats Pelicans 121-110". ESPN.com. December 21, 2016. Retrieved December 22, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Westbrook's triple-double leads Thunder past Lakers, 110-93". ESPN.com. February 24, 2017. Retrieved February 25, 2017. 
  9. ^ FIBAEurope.com Abrines Named U18 MVP.

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