Wright in action with Hapoel Jerusalem.
|No. 2 – Pınar Karşıyaka|
|Position||Shooting guard / Point guard|
|League||Turkish Basketball League
July 1, 1984 |
The Colony, Texas
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Listed weight||210 lb (95 kg)|
|High school||The Colony (The Colony, Texas)|
|NBA draft||2005 / Round: 2 / Pick: 47th overall|
|Selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves|
|Career highlights and awards|
Wright attended The Colony High School in The Colony, Texas. He was a high school teammate of future NBA guard Deron Williams. After being highly recruited out of high school, Wright played college basketball for the Indiana University Hoosiers from 2002–2004.
He scored 1,498 career points at Indiana and made 186 career three-pointers. Wright was named to the First Team All-Big Ten in 2004. As a junior, Wright led the Big Ten in scoring (18.3 points per game), while posting 25 or more points on seven occasions.
Wright left Indiana for the NBA after three seasons. He was drafted by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 2005 NBA Draft. The Timberwolves assigned him to the Florida Flame of the D-League for the 2005-06 season. He spent one more year in Minnesota.
On July 31, 2007, he signed with the Greek club Aris BC. In 2010, Wright signed a deal with Belgian Base Oostende for the remainder of the season. He was signed in the offseason by Paris-Levallois in the French Pro A League and found a role as the starting shooting guard and back up point guard. In January 2011 he signed with KK Cedevita in Croatia. He was voted Second Team All-Eurocup and finished in 3rd place at the 2010-2011 Eurocup Final 4 Championship with his team KK Cedevita. Wright was also the Qaterfinals Game 2 MVP for the 2010-2011 Eurocup Finals. In July 2011 he signed with CAI Zaragoza in Spain. He returned to KK Cedevita in July 2012. In September 2013, he signed with Krasnye Krylia.
In the 2014/15 Season Wright averaged 13.9 points along with 3.4 rebounds and 3.2 assists in the 26 Israeli Super League games in which he played. In the 2015 Super League Finals in which he faced off Israeli southern giants Hapoel Eilat he averaged 19 points per game and was named the finals MVP.
Wright was a member of the gold-medal winning USA World Championship for Young Men Qualifying Team at the 2004 FIBA Americas World Championships.
Wright and his wife, Missy, reside in Honolulu, Hawaii with their son, Bracey Jr. Wright is the son of Texas basketball great Carl Wright. Wright has a great appreciation for world football and is an avid member of the Juventus fan club.
- NBA.com Wolves take Wright.
- CEDEVITA signs scoring guard Wright
- EUROCUP 2013-14 AWARDS
- Quarterfinals Game 2 MVP: Bracey Wright, Cedevita
- CAI lands Bracey Wright
- Cedevita returns Bracey Wright
- Bracey Wright lands in Krasnie Krilya
- HAPOEL JERUSALEM adds scorer Wright
- Bracey Wright, Hapoel together until 2017
- VTB League profile
- NBA.com Profile
- Bracey Wright at Basketball-Reference.com
- Euroleague.net Profile
- ACB.com Profile