Alex Acker

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Alex Acker
Alex Acker.jpg
Alex Acker shooting a free throw for FC Barcelona
Free agent
Position Shooting guard
Personal information
Born (1983-01-21) January 21, 1983 (age 34)
Compton, California
Nationality American/Italian
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school Eisenhower (Rialto, California)
College Pepperdine (2002–2005)
NBA draft 2005 / Round: 2 / Pick: 60th overall
Selected by the Detroit Pistons
Playing career 2005–present
Career history
2005–2006 Detroit Pistons
2006 Fayetteville Patriots
2006–2007 Olympiacos
2007–2008 FC Barcelona
2008–2009 Detroit Pistons
2009 Fort Wayne Mad Ants
2009 Los Angeles Clippers
2009–2010 Olimpia Milano
2010–2012 Le Mans Sarthe
2012 Asseco Prokom Gdynia
2013 Boulazac Dordogne
2013 ASVEL
2013–2014 Limoges
2014 İstanbul BB
2015 ASVEL
2015–2016 Sidigas Avellino
2016–2017 Cantù
Career highlights and awards

Alex Maurice Acker (born January 21, 1983) is an American professional basketball player who last played for Pallacanestro Cantù of the Lega Basket Serie A (LBA). He played college basketball for Pepperdine University.

Career[edit]

Acker attended Pepperdine University and was selected by the Detroit Pistons with the last pick in the second round (60th overall) of the 2005 NBA draft. He was assigned to the NBA Development League's Fayetteville Patriots on February 27, 2006.[1]

From 2006 to 2008, Acker played for Olympiacos (2006-07) for whom he averaged 14.6 points, 5.6 rebounds and 2.4 assists and for AXA FC Barcelona, averaging 6.7 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 30 games.[2]

On September 29, 2008 it was announced that Acker had signed a deal with his former team, the Detroit Pistons.[2]

On February 16, 2009, Acker was traded by Detroit to the Los Angeles Clippers along with a second round draft pick in 2011 NBA draft in exchange for a conditional second round draft pick in 2013 NBA draft.[3] This trade was completed primarily for the Pistons to clear salary cap space and to open a roster spot for trade flexibility.[4]

On August 22, 2009, Acker signed with Armani Jeans Milano of Italy for the 2009–10 season.[5][6]

In September 2010, Acker signed a one-year deal with Le Mans of France.[7] On June 30, 2011, he re-signed with Le Mans for one more season.[8]

On October 16, 2012, Acker signed a one-year contract with Asseco Prokom Gdynia of Poland.[9] On December 21, 2012, he parted ways with Prokom.[10] On February 14, 2013, he signed a two-month deal with Boulazac Dordogne of France.[11] On May 2, 2013, he signed with ASVEL of France for the rest of the season.[12]

On June 28, 2013, he signed a one-year deal with Limoges of France.[13] With Limoges he won the 2013–14 Pro A championship, and was named MVP of the Finals.[14]

On October 25, 2014, Acker signed with İstanbul BB of Turkey.[15] On December 29, 2014, he returned to France and signed with his former team ASVEL Basket.[16] On July 10, 2015, he parted ways with ASVEL.[17]

On August 26, 2015, Acker signed with Sidigas Avellino for the 2015–16 season.[18]

On October 27, 2016, Acker signed with Red October Cantù for the 2016–17 season.[19]

Career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high

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.

NBA[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2005–06 Detroit 5 0 7.0 .250 .200 .000 1.0 .8 .2 .0 1.8
2008–09 Detroit 7 0 2.9 .364 .000 .500 .3 .1 .3 .1 1.3
2008–09 L.A. Clippers 18 0 9.9 .400 .438 .500 1.2 .6 .2 .2 3.5
Career 30 0 7.8 .370 .320 .500 1.0 .5 .2 .1 2.7

EuroLeague[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2006-07 Olympiacos 22 22 32.6 .492 .318 .868 5.6 2.4 1.6 .4 14.3 15.7
2007–08 FC Barcelona 22 17 17.3 .477 .279 .821 1.9 .7 .7 .2 5.5 4.7
2009–10 Olimpia Milano 4 4 27.3 .542 .222 .375 2.8 1.5 1.5 .3 8.8 5.3
2012–13 Asseco Prokom Gdynia 9 7 22.5 .300 .381 .818 2.7 0.7 0.3 .1 6.3 2.4
Career 57 50 24.7 .469 .307 .826 3.5 1.4 1.1 .2 9.2 8.6

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