A. J. Abrams

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A. J. Abrams
Aj abrams banquet.jpg
Abrams with the University of Texas.
Personal information
Born (1986-10-16) October 16, 1986 (age 30)
Sherman, Texas
Nationality American
Listed height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Listed weight 186 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school McNeil (Round Rock, Texas)
College Texas (2005–2009)
NBA draft 2009 / Undrafted
Playing career 2009–2012
Position Point guard
Number 8
Career history
2009–2010 Trikala 2000
2010–2011 Scaligera Basket Verona
2011–2012 ČEZ Nymburk
Career highlights and awards
  • Second team All-Big 12 (2009)

Adrian Glenn Abrams, Jr. (born October 16, 1986) is an American professional basketball player. He last played for ČEZ Nymburk of the Czech Republic's National Basketball League.

High school career[edit]

Abrams as a longhorn

Abrams went to Deerpark Middle School and McNeil High School in Round Rock, Texas, where he is the school's all-time scoring leader with 2,559 career points. He was a three-time district MVP and a three-time district All-First-Team pick. Abrams averaged 16.6 points and 1.3 steals per game as a high school senior and lead his team to 35–4 record.

College career[edit]

In his freshman year with the University of Texas, Abrams averaged 6.4 points and 3.0 assists and was named to the Big 12 All-Freshman team. In his sophomore year, Abrams started all 35 games averaging 15.5 points and led the team with a 92.4 free throw percentage. He was selected as an All-Big 12 Honorable Mention. In his junior year he is averaging 16.2 points per game and was named to the All-Big 12 Second Team. Abrams also was the 28th player in Texas men's basketball history to score 1,000 career points.[1] On January 31, 2009, Abrams broke the Big 12 career record for 3-pointers in an 81-85 loss to Kansas State, breaking the mark of 338 held by Kansas's Jeff Boschee.[2]

Pro career[edit]

Abrams signed with the Greek League club Trikala 2000 in 2009.[3] He signed with the Italian Second Division club Scaligera Basket Verona in 2010.[4]

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

College[edit]

  • 2006–07 All-Big 12 Honorable Mention[5]
  • 2007–08 All-Big 12 Second Team[6]
  • 2008–09 All-Big 12 Second Team[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014-15 Texas Basketball Fact Book" (PDF). texassports.com. Retrieved May 2, 2015. 
  2. ^ Abrams ties Boschee with 338th 3-pointer, helps ice Longhorns' victory.
  3. ^ Schroeder, Scott (August 16, 2009). "Kasib Powell: Preparing for Trikala". Ridiculousupside.com. Retrieved May 13, 2011. 
  4. ^ businessinsider.com Agent Selection Scenarios: Texas Basketball.
  5. ^ Big12sports.com Archived September 27, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ Big12sports.com Archived May 15, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  7. ^ [1]

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