Alberto Díaz

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Alberto Díaz
No. 9 – Unicaja
Position Point guard
League Liga ACB
Personal information
Born (1994-04-23) April 23, 1994 (age 24)
Málaga, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Listed height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Listed weight 86 kg (190 lb)
Career information
NBA draft 2016 / Undrafted
Playing career 2011–present
Career history
2011–2014 Clínicas Rincón
2012–2014 Unicaja
2014Bilbao Basket
2014–2015Baloncesto Fuenlabrada
2015–present Unicaja
Career highlights and awards

Alberto Díaz Ortiz (born April 23, 1994) is a Spanish professional basketball player who plays for Unicaja of the Liga ACB. At a height of 1.88 m (6'2") tall barefoot,[1] and a weight of 86 kg (190 lbs.),[2] he plays at the point guard position.

Professional career[edit]

Díaz started his professional career at Clínicas Rincón, an affiliated team of Unicaja. He played simultaneously with both teams until March 2014, when he was loaned to Bilbao Basket, until the end of the 2013–14 season.

Díaz was loaned again for the next season, this time to Baloncesto Fuenlabrada, a team that finished in the last position of the 2014–15 ACB season.

Finally, in the summer of 2015, he came back to Unicaja, and definitively took a role in the team in the 2015–16 season. In the 2016–17 season, Díaz won the European-wide 2nd-tier level EuroCup, with Unicaja, after beating Valencia Basket in the Finals.[3] Along with winning the EuroCup trophy, Díaz was also named the EuroCup Finals MVP,[4] after he averaged 7.3 points, 3.0 assists, and 1.3 steals, in 21.8 minutes per game, over the three game series.[5]

International career[edit]

Díaz took part of the Spain national under-18 basketball team that won the Albert Schweitzer Tournament in 2012.[6]

In July 2014, he won the silver medal at the Under-20 championship played in Greece.[7]

Achievements[edit]

With Unicaja
With Spain

Individual awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ALBERTO DIAZ HEIGHT W/O SHOES 6'2.0" HEIGHT W/ SHOES 6'3.0".
  2. ^ Alberto Diaz Ht: 6-3 Wt: 190.
  3. ^ "7DAYS EuroCup Finals, Game 3: Unicaja Malaga is the champion!". Eurocupbasketball.com. 5 April 2017. Retrieved 6 April 2017.
  4. ^ "Alberto Diaz chosen MVP of EuroCup Finals". Eurocupbasketball.com. 5 April 2017. Retrieved 6 April 2017.
  5. ^ DIAZ, ALBERTO EuroCup 2016-17 STATISTICS.
  6. ^ "Mannheim 2012: España deslumbra al mundo (76-65), ¡CAMPEONES!" (in Spanish). Solobasket. 14 April 2012. Retrieved 5 February 2016.
  7. ^ "La Sub-20 también es de plata" (in Spanish). As. 20 July 2014. Retrieved 5 February 2016.

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