Albert Miralles

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Albert Miralles
AlbertMiralles.jpg
Miralles, in a warm-up with Pamesa Valencia
No. 10 – FIATC Joventut
Position Center
League Liga ACB
Personal information
Born (1982-05-14) May 14, 1982 (age 33)
Badalona, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Listed height 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in)
Listed weight 110 kg (243 lb)
Career information
NBA draft 2004 / Round: 2 / Pick: 39th overall
Selected by the Toronto Raptors
Pro career 1999–present
Career history
1999–2001 Joventut Badalona
2000–2001 Bàsquet Inca
2001–2002 Club Ourense Baloncesto
2002 Virtus Bologna
2002–2003 Basket Rimini Crabs
2003–2004 Roseto Basket
2004–2005 Pallacanestro Cantù
2005–2009 Valencia
2009–2011 Gipuzkoa
2011–2012 Pallacanestro Biella
2012–2013 Alba Berlin
2013–present Joventut Badalona

Albert Miralles (born May 14, 1982) is a Spanish professional basketball player who plays for Joventut Badalona of the Liga ACB.

Professional career[edit]

NBA Draft[edit]

He was drafted by the Toronto Raptors in the 2004 NBA Draft. The Miami Heat acquired his rights from the Toronto Raptors in exchange for the draft rights of Pape Sow (47th pick in this year's draft) and the Heat's 2005 second round pick.[1]

He was acquired by the Boston Celtics in the Antoine Walker trade in 2005.[2] Since then, he was traded to the Milwaukee Bucks for Keyon Dooling and a second-round pick.[3]

Club career[edit]

He has played professionally in Spain for Pamesa Valencia (2005–09) and Lagun Aro GBC (2009–11); in Italy for Virtus Bologna (2002), Basket Rimini Crabs (2002–03), Euro Roseto (2003–04), Vertical Vision Cantu (2004–05) and Angelico Biella (2011–12).

On August 31, 2012, he signed with the German Euroleague club Alba Berlin.[4] One year later, he signed a two-year deal with his origin club, Joventut Badalona.[5] In July 2015, he re-signed with Joventut for two more years.[6]

Spain national basketball team[edit]

He won silver medal with the U-20 Spanish national team in the 2002 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship. Miralles has played five games with the Spanish team.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Acquire Draft Rights to Albert Miralles & Select Matt Freije in Second Round of 2004 NBA Draft". NBA.com. Retrieved 2007-06-04. 
  2. ^ Largest Trade in NBA History Made
  3. ^ "Bucks Deal Dooling to Celtics". foxnews.com. Retrieved 2011-12-09. 
  4. ^ "Alba Berlin adds Spanish big man Albert Miralles". Sportando. Retrieved 1 September 2012. 
  5. ^ "Albert Miralles vuelve a Badalona para firmar por el FIATC Joventut". ACB.com. 27 August 2013. Retrieved 25 July 2015. 
  6. ^ "Badalona signs Albert Miralles to a two-year contract extension". Sportando.com. 25 July 2015. Retrieved 25 July 2015. 

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