Alex Legion

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Alex Legion
Free agent
Personal information
Born (1988-11-16) November 16, 1988 (age 33)
Detroit, Michigan
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High schoolOak Hill Academy
(Mouth of Wilson, Virginia)
CollegeKentucky (2007–2008)
Illinois (2008–2010)
FIU (2010–2011)
NBA draft2011 / Undrafted
Playing career2012–present
Career history
2012–2013PVSK Panthers
2013–2014Roseto Sharks
2014Sagesse Beirut
2014Veroli Basket
2014–2015Pallacanestro Trapani
2015–2016Al Jaysh Doha
2016–2017Viola Reggio Calabria
2017–2018Fortitudo Bologna
2018Pallacanestro Mantovana
Career highlights and awards

Alex Legion (born November 16, 1988) is an American professional basketball player who last played for CD Valdivia of the Liga Nacional de Básquetbol de Chile.

College career[edit]

He signed out of high school with the University of Michigan, but withdrew his commitment when Wolverine head coach Tommy Amaker was fired.[1] He then enrolled at the University of Kentucky but transferred to the University of Illinois during his first college semester.[2] Legion enrolled for the second semester, making him eligible to play after the conclusion of the fall semester of 2008. He played his sophomore year and half of his junior year with the Illinois, but after averaging only 2.7 points in 10 minutes per game at the beginning of the 2009 season, he decided not to return to the team after winter break.[3] Legion then transferred to Florida International University, to be coached by Isiah Thomas.[4] In February 2011, Legion was dismissed from Florida International University for a violation of team rules.[5]

College statistics[edit]

2007–08 Kentucky 6 2 17.5 .417 .333 .556 1.8 1.3 1.5 .2 6.7
2008–09 Illinois 22 0 11.1 .289 .240 .750 1.5 0.5 .4 .0 3.5
2009–10 Illinois 11 1 9.9 .297 .211 .667 0.9 0.5 .3 .1 2.7
2010–11 Florida International 10 2 28.1 .462 .431 .636 5.1 1.3 1.0 .4 13.0
Career 49 5 15.1 .373 .323 .657 2.1 0.8 .6 .1 5.7

Professional career[edit]

After one year workout he signed with PVSK Panthers of Hungary for the 2012–13 season.

In September 2013, he signed with Roseto Sharks of Italy for the 2013–14 season.[6] In May 2014, he joined Sagesse Beirut of Lebanon for one game.[7] In July 2014, he returned to Italy and signed with Veroli Basket.[8][9] On December 4, 2014 he left Veroli and signed with Pallacanestro Trapani for the rest of the season.[10]

On July 18, 2015, Legion signed with Al Jaysh Doha of the Qatari Basketball League.[11] On January 26, 2016, he signed with Arkadikos of Greece for the rest of the 2015–16 Greek Basket League season.[12]

On July 29, 2016, Legion signed with Viola Reggio Calabria of Italy for the 2016–17 season.[13] On January 23, 2017, he left Reggio Calabria and signed with Fortitudo Bologna for the rest of the season.[14] On June 20, 2017, he re-signed with Fortitudo for one more season.[15] On February 1, 2018, he left Fortitudo and signed with Pallacanestro Mantovana for the rest of the 2017–18 season.[16]

On November 25, 2018, Legion signed with CD Valdivia.[17]


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