Adam Wójcik

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Adam Wójcik
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Adam Wójcik in 2012
Personal information
Born (1970-04-20)20 April 1970
Oława, Poland
Died 26 August 2017(2017-08-26) (aged 47)
Wrocław, Poland
Nationality Polish
Listed height 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in)
Listed weight 110 kg (243 lb)
Career information
NBA draft 1992 / Undrafted
Playing career 1987–2012
Position Power forward / Center
Number 10
Career history
1987–1994 Gwardia Wrocław
1994–1995 Znic Pruszków
1995–1996 Bobry Bytom
1996 Oostende
1996–1997 Spirou Charleroi
1997–2001 Śląsk Wrocław
2001–2002 Peristeri
2002–2003 Unicaja Malaga
2003–2004 Śląsk Wrocław
2004–2007 Prokom Trefl Sopot
2007–2008 Orlandina Basket
2008–2009 PBG Basket Poznań
2009–2010 Turów Zgorzelec
2010–2011 WKK Wrocław
2011–2012 Śląsk Wrocław
Career highlights and awards

Adam Wójcik (20 April 1970 – 26 August 2017) was a Polish professional basketball player. He was known as one of the all-time greats in Polish basketball. He is the second all-time leading scorer of the Polish Basketball League, with 10,087 points scored.

Professional career[edit]

On club level, he played in his native Poland, and also in Belgium, Greece, Italy and Spain. He is second in the all-time list of games played in the Polish League, with a total of 651, and points scored, with 10,087 points.

He was a three-time Polish League MVP, and also the finals MVP in 1998, 2001, and 2005. He won eight Polish League championships, two Polish Cups, and he was also a Belgian League champion, in 1997.

Wojcik made his EuroLeague debut in 2001, with Peristeri of Greece, the first of his six consecutive seasons in the competition. In his debut season, 2001–02, he was the EuroLeague's eighth-best scorer, with 18.4 points per game. Next, he made one-year stops at Unicaja Malaga and Śląsk Wrocław, before spending three seasons in a row with Prokom Trefl Sopot, and leading the team to the EuroLeague Top 16 twice. He finished his EuroLeague career with a 10.8 points per game scoring average, for a total of 1,030 points, over 95 games. He subsequently played one season in the second tier level EuroCup, in the 2009–10 season, with Turów Zgorzelec of Poland. He retired in 2012.

National team career[edit]

With the senior Polish national basketball team, Wojcik played in 149 games, the second most in the Polish national team's history, and he scored 1,821 points. He played at four EuroBasket's - 1991, 1997, 2007, and 2009.

Death[edit]

On 26 August 2017, Wojcik died at the age of 47, of leukemia.[1]

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

Club career[edit]

Znic Pruszków
Spirou Charleroi
Śląsk Wrocław
Prokom Trefl Sopot

Individual awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Polish basketball legend Adam Wojcik dies at 47". Sportando.com. Retrieved 28 August 2017.

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