Alex Renfroe

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Alex Renfroe
Alex Renfroe.JPG
Renfroe with Alba Berlin in 2014
Baxi Manresa
Position Point guard / Shooting guard
League Liga ACB
Personal information
Born (1986-05-23) May 23, 1986 (age 32)
Hermitage, Tennessee
Nationality American / Bosnian-Herzegovinian
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 176 lb (80 kg)
Career information
High school Hume-Fogg (Nashville, Tennessee)
College Trevecca Nazarene (2004–2006)
Belmont (2007–2009)
NBA draft 2009 / Undrafted
Playing career 2009–present
Career history
2009–2010 VEF Rīga
2010–2011 KK Zagreb
2011–2012 New Basket Brindisi
2012–2013 Valladolid
2013 Brose Baskets
2013–2014 Yenisey Krasnoyarsk
2014 Baskonia
2014–2015 Alba Berlin
2015–2016 Bayern Munich
2016–2017 FC Barcelona
2017–2018 Galatasaray
2018–present Manresa
Career highlights and awards

Gregory Alexander Renfroe (born May 23, 1986) is an American-born naturalized Bosnian-Herzegovinian professional basketball player for Baxi Manresa of the Liga ACB.

College career[edit]

Renfroe played college basketball at Belmont University. He was named Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Year in 2009.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Renfroe went undrafted in the 2009 NBA draft. On July 11, 2009 he signed his first professional contract with BK VEF Rīga of Latvia for the 2009–10 season.[2]

In August 2010, he signed with KK Zagreb of Croatia for the 2010–11 season.[3] On July 18, 2011 he signed with New Basket Brindisi of the Italian Legadue Basket for the 2011–12 season.[4]

On September 24, 2012, he signed with CB Valladolid of Spain for the 2012–13 season.[5] He left them in February 2013, and signed with Brose Baskets of Germany for the rest of the season.[6]

On August 21, 2013, he signed with Yenisey Krasnoyarsk of Russia.[7] On May 12, 2014, he signed with Laboral Kutxa Vitoria of Spain for the rest of the 2013–14 season.[8]

On September 24, 2014, Renfroe signed a four-month contract with the German team Alba Berlin.[9] On January 30, 2015, he signed a contract extension with Alba Berlin until June, 2015.[10]

On June 28, 2015, Renfroe signed a two-year contract with the German club Bayern Munich.[11]

On November 29, 2016, he parted ways with Bayern, and signed a contract with the Spanish club FC Barcelona for the rest of the season.[12] On June 8, 2017, Barcelona announced the end of their contract with Renfroe.[13]

On July 24, 2017, Renfroe signed with Turkish club Galatasaray for the 2017–18 season.[14]

On July 18, 2018, Renfroe signed a one-year deal with Baxi Manresa of the Liga ACB.[15]

National team[edit]

In 2015, Renfroe received a Bosnian-Herzegovinian passport and represented[16] the Bosnia and Herzegovina national basketball team at EuroBasket 2015.[17]

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.

EuroLeague[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2014–15 Alba Berlin 24 8 26.5 .480 .457 .824 4.5 5.3 1.4 .1 9.8 15.0
2015–16 Bayern 10 10 27.0 .531 .440 .800 4.2 4.2 .6 .2 10.1 11.5
2016–17 Barcelona 17 2 17.4 .444 .387 1.000 2.1 1.6 1.0 .0 4.0 4.4
Career 51 20 21.5 .480 .417 .856 3.4 3.6 1.1 .1 8.0 10.1

Personal life[edit]

Alex has 2 siblings, Jonte and Rachel Renfroe. He is the son of Gregory and Cynthia Renfroe and is married to Brandi Miller Renfroe. His daughter's name is Olivia Rose.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alex Renfroe Named Atlantic Sun Player of the Year". belmont.prestosports.com. March 3, 2009. Retrieved May 13, 2014. 
  2. ^ "VEF Riga inks Renfroe". Sportando.com. July 11, 2009. Retrieved May 13, 2014. 
  3. ^ "KK Zagreb inks Alex Renfroe and Mario Kasun". Sportando.com. August 13, 2010. Retrieved May 13, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Enel Brindisi lands Alex Renfroe". Sportando.com. July 18, 2011. Retrieved May 13, 2014. 
  5. ^ "CB Valladolid officially signs Alex Renfroe". Sportando.com. September 24, 2012. Retrieved May 13, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Bamberg officially signs Alex Renfroe". Sportando.com. February 27, 2013. Retrieved May 13, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Alex Renfroe signs with Enisey Krasnoyarsk". Sportando.com. August 21, 2013. Retrieved May 13, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Laboral Kutxa se refuerza hasta final de temporada con el base Alex Renfroe". Baskonia.com (in Spanish). May 12, 2014. Retrieved May 13, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Alba Berlin signs big man Banic, guard Renfroe". Euroleague.net. September 24, 2014. Retrieved September 24, 2014. 
  10. ^ Alba Berlin signs Alex Renfroe to a contract extension till June
  11. ^ "Alex Renfroe signs a two-year deal with Bayern Munich". Sportando.com. June 28, 2015. Retrieved June 28, 2015. 
  12. ^ "Barcelona signs Alex Renfroe". Sportando.com. November 29, 2016. Retrieved November 29, 2016. 
  13. ^ "Alex Renfroe i Xavier Munford no seguiran al Barça Lassa". fcbarcelona.cat (in Spanish). June 8, 2017. Retrieved June 8, 2017. 
  14. ^ "Galatasaray lands playmaker Renfroe". Eurocupbasketball.com. July 24, 2017. Retrieved July 24, 2017. 
  15. ^ "ACB.COM - El BAXI Manresa tiene un nuevo director de juego: Alex Renfroe". www.acb.com (in Spanish). 18 July 2018. Retrieved 18 July 2018. 
  16. ^ American Alex Renfroe trying to find his way in Bosnia
  17. ^ "Alex Renfroe will get Bosnian passport, play at Eurobasket". Sportando.com. June 8, 2015. Retrieved August 9, 2015. 

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