Abrines with the Thunder in 2017
|No. 8 – Oklahoma City Thunder|
|Position||Shooting guard / Small forward|
August 1, 1993 |
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Listed weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|NBA draft||2013 / Round: 2 / Pick: 32nd overall|
|Selected by the Oklahoma City Thunder|
|2011–2012||→ Clínicas Rincón|
|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.
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.
On May 19, 2015, Abrines re-signed with Barcelona until 2019. 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.
Oklahoma City Thunder
On July 23, 2016, Abrines signed with the Oklahoma City Thunder. 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. 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. 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.
Spanish national team
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. He also played at the 2012 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship, where he won the bronze medal.
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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.
Awards and accomplishments
FC Barcelona Bàsquet
- 2011 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship: All-Tournament Team
- 2011 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship: MVP
- 2013–14 ACB season: All-Young players Team
- 2014–15 ACB season: All-Young players Team
- 2015–16 EuroLeague: EuroLeague Rising Star
- Barça Regal y Unicaja acuerdan el intercambio entre Fran Vázquez y Abrines (in Spanish).
- "NBA Draft 2013: Oklahoma City Thunder select Alex Abrines with No. 32 pick". SB Nation. 2013-06-27. Retrieved 2013-06-27.
- Barcelona re-signs Alex Abrines until 2019
- "Abrines says farewell to FC Barcelona Lassa". fcbarcelona.com. 19 July 2016. Retrieved 19 July 2016.
- "Thunder Signs Alex Abrines". NBA.com. July 23, 2016. Retrieved July 23, 2016.
- "Thunder vs. 76ers – Box Score". ESPN.com. October 26, 2016. Retrieved October 27, 2016.
- "Westbrook scores 42, Thunder beats Pelicans 121-110". ESPN.com. December 21, 2016. Retrieved December 22, 2016.
- "Westbrook's triple-double leads Thunder past Lakers, 110-93". ESPN.com. February 24, 2017. Retrieved February 25, 2017.
- FIBAEurope.com Abrines Named U18 MVP.
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